Practice Makes Perfect – Preparations Underway for 77th Lawton Rangers Rodeo
Last night, I was invited by a friend to come out to the L. O. Ranch Arena on the East side of Lawton to watch practice. I love the rodeo, and thought, why not? When I arrived, there was absolutely no one in the parking lot. I called my friend and was instructed to come around to the back. What I found was a whole new world. Trucks and horse trailers, riders and horses, and lots and lots of Lawton Rangers, all making the preparations to make for a perfect Grand Entry.
Rodeo Chairman, Mark McDonald said, “We practice for several hours every Sunday night. We want to make it a good show in August.” What other plans are there for the rodeo? “We are so happy to be a park of the fund-raising efforts for the Cancer Center of Southwest Oklahoma”, McDonald said. “On Friday night, it’s Pink Night at the Lawton Rangers Rodeo, and a portion of the ticket price will all go the the Cancer Center.”
What is your very favorite part of the rodeo?