HOLDEN — Before the bulls ran those inside the arena up the fences, sheep tried to free themselves of the youth riding them during the mutton bustin' competition on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Kleinschmidt’s Pro Bull Ride in Holden.
Amped Up Productions - Pro Bull Riding hosted the event.
15 competitors took their chance at emulating the bull riders that were up next.
Bentley Thomas stole the show with a score of 82.
Abi LoChiano took second with 81 points and Quentyn Sheets took third with 80 points.
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Bentley Thomas tries his best to keep his ride from ending. His ride is good enough to win the mutton bustin’ competition in Holden.
Abi LoChiano holds on tight and scores 81 points. She takes second in the mutton bustin’ competition Sept. 7 in Holden during the Kleinschmidt’s Pro Bull Ride. Catch more mutton bustin’ and bull riding action on pages A7 and A8.
Jayden tries to save the ride from ending.
The sheep gets the better of Bodee Jackson out of the gate.
Tuff Zimmerschied’s ride comes to a close.
A member of the Amped Up Production team tries to catch Gavin LoChiano before he falls.
Help rushes in as Quentyn Sheets’ ride ends with a spill.
A pair of sheep run side-by-side as the final competitor of the night just won’t let go.
Madilyn Allgood is sent in the air off the back of her sheep.
Bo Goodrich requires some extra help for his ride for the night.