Northwoods Triple Crown brings the rodeo to AntigoSubmitted: 08/11/2017
Rose McBride
Rose McBride

ANTIGO - Antigo will show off its rodeo-rich history Saturday and Sunday.

You're sure to see cowboy boots and hats galore at the Northwoods Triple Crown.

The event is held at the Langlade County Fairgrounds.

People come from all over to ride in the demonstration of mounted shooting, trick riding, and barrel racing, but a lot of people are from right here in Antigo.

"So you might see one of your neighbors you didn't even know was competing. You'll see them riding and competing and enjoying," said event organizer Shaughn Novy. 

The event is meant to show people what different activities you can do with horses. Proceeds of the event go to Black Hawk Hill Horse Park, an equine-assisted learning center.

"It's a way to build confidence in children to have them learn about horses and learn about animals. It's just a great program," said Novy. 

The rodeo costs $17 for the whole weekend. There will be lots of demonstrations and lots of food.

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