By Matthew Stephens
Cheney Free Press 

Jaripeo highlights tradition

Rodeo and dance fill arena


Last updated 8/3/2023 at 8:48pm

Rosalyn Stephens

Gallito De Oaxaca uses all of his strength and skill to stay on this bull during the Jaripeo on July 30.

CHENEY - The Jaripeo Rodeo and Dance had bulls and people kicking up dust in Bi-Mart Arena on July 30.

The event is presented by Colima Entertainment and highlights Mexican rodeo traditions dating back to the 16th century.

According to the company owner, the event is still relatively new, but has already grown.

"It was a successful event because this was our third year doing this," Colima Owner Carlos Larios said. "We hope each year it continues to grow."

"1,100 people attended the event this year," he added.

He said it is his goal to make the event grow by showcasing the tradition behi...

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