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Western Wishes Barrel Race

10 a.m., Ogden Pioneer Stadium, 668 17th Street   


Ogden Pioneer Days is proud to host a Western Wishes charity barrel races. Such events raise money to support the “wishes” of people who love horses, rodeo, and the western industry. Western Wishes has been able to serve victims of severe spinal cord and head injuries as well as survivors of cancer, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, and heart afflictions. See Western Wishes' website for information.



Jr. Posse Jamboree 

5 p.m., Ogden Pioneer Stadium, 668 17th Street 


Ogden Pioneer Stadium will be filled with young cowboys and cowgirls and horses of every size and color. This annual competition between the area junior posses brings out a supporting cast with hundreds of people, including grandparents, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, cousins and neighbors, filling the stands. If you want to see some fun competition, as well as catch a glimpse of the future of rodeo, come watch the jamboree.



Special Kids Rodeo

5-9 p.m., Lorin Farr Park, 769 Canyon Road


Don't miss this year's Special Kids Rodeo, a touching and inspiring event held as part of Ogden Pioneer Days. The Special Kids Rodeo provides an opportunity for children with special needs to ride a horse, learn how to rope like a cowboy and participate in several other western-related events. The participating children, many of whom are in wheelchairs or need other special accommodations, are chaperoned at the event by Miss Rodeo Ogden and her attendants, Miss Rodeo Utah, and the Whoopie Girls. The event is free for the public to attend. Children 14 years and younger need to pre-register. Call 801-603-1896.


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