Big Hats at St. Jude’s Rodeo c
The Rodeo at Yates Farms in Ringgold, GA has been names rodeo of the year 7 times. The event had about 30,000 spectators and 300 individuals competing in the three day event. It is one of the largest open air areas rodeos in the south. This collection of images is not just about the competition. It is more about the people around the event. Before each rodeo cowboys prepare for their event and in many cases they put themselves in harms way. It takes a lot of skill to ride a bull or race around barrels. It also takes a special person to understand the need of children at St Jude’s.