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Open Ranch Rodeo Kicks Up Some Dust at Morongo

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Navajo rodeo star Derrick Begay (right) and seven-time world champion heeler, Clay O'Brien Cooper (left) of Gardnerville, NV in Team Roping

Open Ranch Rodeo Saddles Up at Morongo


MORONGO INDIAN RESERVATION, CALIF. – Ranch-style calf roping, barrel racing, and other Western  events drew hundreds of spectators to the third annual Open Ranch Rodeo on Oct. 2-3  at the Morongo Indian Reservation in Cabazon.

The two-day, free event also included bull-riding, open team roping and Calcutta, as well as a delicious  frybread competition and a live band Saturday night.