Tana Poppino pushes her horse, Goose, toward the finish during Thursday's barrel racing.

Tana Poppino pushes her horse, Goose, toward the finish during Thursday’s barrel racing.

Coleman Proctor ropes and turns his steer for partner Jett Hillman on Thursday afternoon.

Coleman Proctor ropes and turns his steer for partner Jett Hillman on Thursday afternoon.

Tana Renick and Teddy make the turn around the second barrel on Thursday.

Tana Renick and Teddy make the turn around the second barrel on Thursday.

Kyle Horton, left, and his brother, A.J., rope during Thursdays' team roping.

Kyle Horton, left, and his brother, A.J., rope during Thursdays’ team roping.

Riley Duvall of Checotah, Okla., grapples his steer during the 2012 Will Rogers Stampede.

Riley Duvall of Checotah, Okla., grapples his steer during the 2012 Will Rogers Stampede.

Saddle bronc riders prepare to ride during the 2012 rodeo.

Saddle bronc riders prepare to ride during the 2012 rodeo.

 

 

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