Written by Hillsboro Free Press
Tuesday, 24 July 2012 13:17
Edy Jost of the 4 Branded Chicks team prevents the wrong calf from crossing the line during the sorting event at the Women's Ranch Rodeo on Saturday evening. Other members of the team are Jessi Schroder, Jane Barker and Tara Burns. They earned second place in the sorting competition.
CC Kaufman brings the flag into the arena for the singing of the national anthem before the competition begins.
A member of the JC Cattle team attempts to lasso a back hoof of a calf during the doctoring event. Team members are Cindy Brown, Heather Findley, Christine Waddle and Cheryl Bailey.
The annual women’s ranch rodeo offered a Marion County Fair foretaste of fun Saturday at the fairgrounds.
Seven area teams competed in up to five events: branding, trailer loading, doctoring, sorting and tie down. The county fair officially begins at 6:30 p.m. today with the annual parade down Main Street in Hillsboro. A video of the parade will be posted at hillsborofreepress.com.