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Rodeo hall of famer to host youth clinic

Retired world champion sets sights on county fairgrounds for youth clinic and rodeo

Retired world champion bronc rider Tom Reeves told the Sundance City Council last week that he is planning to bring his youth program to the county fairgrounds, promising to offer an economic boost to the community alongside a “rite of passage” opportunity for local kids.

Reeves told the council he began the Wild Horses Building Champions program in 2018. The next year, he said, saw the group host 53 events from Oregon to New York.

The event includes a professional rodeo, sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, that aims to offer affordable family entertainment and promote th...