Painting of a cowboy laying out the Figure 8, by Tom Medeiros, a past Bolado Park Manager and Saddle Horse Show Manager.

Agriculture

Figure-8 Roping is unique to San Benito County

Rodeo aficionados love the Figure-8 because it's challenging and authentic

California's Pro Rodeo athletes will perform at the San Benito County Horse Show and Rodeo. John Chadwell Photo

San Benito Lifestyle

Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo starts June 23

Bolado Park Fairgrounds to host 84th annual event through June 25

Bailee Nelson, Miss San Benito County Rodeo 2014 (at left) with Annie Tobias, the 2013 queen.

Sports & Recreation

Nelson is Miss San Benito Rodeo 2014

Bailee Nelson wins Miss San Benito County Rodeo 2014