Ute Mountain Roundup adds exciting chapter to storied history

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Ute Mountain Roundup adds exciting chapter to storied history

Casey Colletti goes for a ride during bareback riding Friday night at the Ute Mountain Roundup at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds in Cortez. Evan Betony’s 85-point performance on Saturday topped Colletti’s score of 84.50 to set an arena record.
Bobby Reynolds goes for a ride during bareback riding Friday night during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds in Cortez.
Cole Reiner hangs on during bareback riding Friday night during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds in Cortez. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald
A rider competes during bareback riding Friday night during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds in Cortez.
Cowboys bow their heads during a prayer before the start of the Ute Mountain Roundup at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds in Cortez.

Ute Mountain Roundup adds exciting chapter to storied history

Casey Colletti goes for a ride during bareback riding Friday night at the Ute Mountain Roundup at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds in Cortez. Evan Betony’s 85-point performance on Saturday topped Colletti’s score of 84.50 to set an arena record.
Bobby Reynolds goes for a ride during bareback riding Friday night during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds in Cortez.
Cole Reiner hangs on during bareback riding Friday night during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds in Cortez. Photo by Jerry McBride/Durango Herald
A rider competes during bareback riding Friday night during the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds in Cortez.
Cowboys bow their heads during a prayer before the start of the Ute Mountain Roundup at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds in Cortez.

Ute Mountain Roundup adds exciting chapter to storied history

Ryder Rich flips over the fence in the bullfighting Thursday night.

Ute Mountain Roundup adds exciting chapter to storied history

Noah Krepps leaps over a bull in the fighting event at the Ute Mountain Roundup. “I’ve been pretty fortunate not to be too bad hurt,” Krepps said.

Ute Mountain Roundup adds exciting chapter to storied history

Ian McGivney comes off his horse hard while competing in saddle bronc riding Friday night during the Ute Mountain Roundup at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds in Cortez.
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