Winners of the 2023 Boots, Bulls and Barrels
Silver Spurs Rodeo Blog
by Heather Burns
9M ago
In October, we experienced a sold out Boots, Bulls and Barrels performance. With the help of our enthusiastic volunteers and dedicated sponsors, our organization was able to create a dirt-pounding event. And, this event was extra special as we got to announce that our Quadrille team was invited to participate in the 2024 Rose Parade presented by Honda in Pasadena, California. Unlike our other rodeos, Boots, Bulls and Barrels focuses on three of rodeo fan’s favorite events: bull riding, saddle bronc riding, and women’s barrel racing. Cowboys and cowgirls from all over the world came to demonstr ..read more
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Silver Spurs Quadrille Invited To Ride In Rose Parade!
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by Heather Burns
10M ago
  The Quadrille Team is one of 18 equestrian groups to ride, and they are one of the furthest equestrian teams to travel to Pasadena to participate in the Rose Parade, since 1890. Kissimmee, FL (September 30, 2023) – The Silver Spurs Riding Club Board of Directors is celebrating the announcement from the Pasadena Tournament of Roses on selecting the Silver Spurs Riding Club Quadrille as one of 18 Equestrian teams throughout the country to ride in the 135th Rose Parade on January 1, 2024, in Pasadena, CA. Since the start of the Tournament of Roses in 1890, the equestrian units have played ..read more
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The Chapmans: A Legacy of Tradition in the Silver Spurs Rodeo
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by Heather Burns
1y ago
For decades Osceola County has been home to the Silver Spurs Riding Club, a living testament to the spirit and heritage woven into a tight-knit community. As part of the heart of this club, you’ll find the Chapman family, who have made their lives dedicated to tradition, ranch life, community, and rodeo. Embarking on their journey in the rodeo industry years ago, the Chapman family’s story is one of dedication and selflessness. Aileen “Bill” Chapman, a founding member of the Silver Spurs Riding Club in 1941, seized the opportunity to make a difference during the tumultuous times of World War I ..read more
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Champions of the 151st Silver Spurs Rodeo
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by Heather Burns
1y ago
In June, we celebrated the mind-blowing 151st Silver Spurs Rodeo! With the incredible support of our passionate volunteers, we joyously opened the doors of the Silver Spurs Arena on June 2 and 3, unleashing a thunderous wave of contestants, rodeo enthusiasts, and magnificent rodeo queens. Brave cowboys and cowgirls from every corner of the nation flocked to Kissimmee, ready to battle it out for a piece of the prize pool exceeding $30,000!    Below are the top three Silver Spurs Rodeo winners and their payouts in each rodeo event by night: June 2   Steer wrestling: 1. Tayelen Sea ..read more
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Champions of the 151st Silver Spurs Rodeo
Silver Spurs Rodeo Blog
by Heather Burns
1y ago
  In June, we celebrated the mind-blowing 151st Silver Spurs Rodeo! With the incredible support of our passionate volunteers, we joyously opened the doors of the Silver Spurs Arena on June 2 and 3, unleashing a thunderous wave of contestants, rodeo enthusiasts, and magnificent rodeo queens. Brave cowboys and cowgirls from every corner of the nation flocked to Kissimmee, ready to battle it out for a piece of the prize pool exceeding $30,000!  Below are the top three Silver Spurs Rodeo winners and their payouts in each rodeo event by night: June 2 Steer wrestling: 1. Tayelen Seabrook ..read more
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The Silver Spurs Riding Club Honors Dedicated Volunteers: Danny and Lois Hall
Silver Spurs Rodeo Blog
by Heather Burns
1y ago
The Silver Spurs Riding Club and our events thrive because of our dedicated volunteers who don’t see the organization as a job but as a labor of love. You can see our hardworking volunteers everywhere, from helping people to their seats to running concession stands. They take time out of their daily lives every event to make sure these traditions continue. Each year, the Silver Spurs Riding Club board honors its most dedicated volunteers with the title of either Coca-Cola Cowboy or Women’s Lifetime Achievement recipient. In this blog, we’d like to introduce you to two of this year’s honorees ..read more
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2021 Women’s Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient Brenda Hensel served the Silver Spurs Riding Club for four decades
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by admin
2y ago
For over eight decades, members of the Silver Spurs Riding Club have worked year-round to coordinate rodeos to positively impact the community, alongside several generations of their family. The Clubs’ foundation is built on sound values and morals, charitable contributions, and volunteerism. As a thank you for years of service, the Silver Spurs Riding Club Board of Directors celebrates long-time volunteers with the Coca-Cola Cowboy award and Women’s Lifetime Achievement award each year. Honored as the 2021 Women’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Brenda Hensel served the club and the com ..read more
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Champions of the 149th Silver Spurs Rodeo
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by admin
2y ago
A barrel racer competed in the Silver Spurs Rodeo on June 3 and 4 in Kissimmee, FL. Steer wrestling, team roping, barrel racing and more dirt-pounding action took place June 3 & 4 at the 149th Silver Spurs Rodeo in Kissimmee. Cowboys, cowgirls and fans were excited to be back in the arena, out of the sun and kick off summer with a rodeo. The results from this year’s rodeo have been finalized and we are excited to share them with you! Below are the top three winners from each event: Steer wrestling: 1. (tie) Mose Fleming and Justin Thigpen, 5.1 seconds, $666 each; 3. Joshua Moore, 6.0, $381 ..read more
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Silver Spurs Riding Club partners up with Special Olympics USA Equestrian Team
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by admin
2y ago
The Silver Spurs Riding Club has hosted one of Osceola County’s longest-standing traditions in the community: The Silver Spurs Rodeo, which just had its 149th edition on June 3 and 4. The Special Olympics USA event is being hosted in Orlando this year and the Special Olympics USA Equestrian Team will be able to use the Silver Spurs Arena at no cost thanks to the Silver Spurs Riding Club for the first-ever Equestrian Competition event. The event starts June 8 and goes through June 10 from 8 am to 4 pm each day. The Special Olympic Equestrian Events are free and open to the public. “The Silver ..read more
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Osceola County Vets recognized at the 149th Silver Spurs Rodeo
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by admin
2y ago
Summer rodeos hosted by the Silver Spurs Riding Club have a long-standing tradition of honoring Osceola County Veterans. In 1944, when the Silver Spurs Riding Club hosted its first event near Neptune Road and Kings Highway in Kissimmee, admission to get in was the purchase of a war bond to support the war efforts. Today, we honor our heroes during our opening ceremony of the June rodeo and offer free admission to active and retired service members. Below are just a few who were recognized during the 149th Silver Spurs Rodeo on June 3 and 4, 2022. Rich Tavarez followed his uncle Jose Leon, an A ..read more
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