Homestead rodeo

  • Chad Smith takes a tumble during the bull riding competition, at the 65th Homestead Championship Rodeo, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Jacoby Johns rides his horse in the bareback riding competition at the 65th Homestead Championship Rodeo, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Brandon Holmes rides his horse in the bareback riding competition at the 65th Homestead Championship Rodeo, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Lucas Garcia rides a electric bull at the 65th Homestead Championship Rodeo, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Connor Gallego, left, and Cody Kanke watch the tie-down roping competition, at the 65th Homestead Championship Rodeo, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Matt Mazzolli competes in the tie down roping competition, at the 65th Homestead Championship Rodeo, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Nick Mazzilli competes in the tie-down roping competition, at the 65th Homestead Championship Rodeo, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Cowboys get ready in the bareback riding competition at the 65th Homestead Championship Rodeo, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Homestead resident Aubrey Dakota, 8, tries her hand at bull riding during Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association's 65th-annual Homestead Championship Rodeo at the Doc DeMilly Rodeo Arena at Harris Field in Homestead, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Thousands of people turned out for the event, which featured steer roping, bareback riding, clown shows, food for sale, and more. DANIEL BOCK / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

  • The Wells Fargo Stagecoach, driven by David Helmuth from Greensboro, Ga., races across the field during the opening of the third day of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association's 65th-annual Homestead Championship Rodeo at the Doc DeMilly Rodeo Arena at Harris Field in Homestead, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Thousands of people turned out for the event, which featured steer roping, bareback riding, clown shows, food for sale, and more. DANIEL BOCK / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

  • Taylor Broussard, from Wharton, Texas, competes in the bareback-riding category of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association's 65th-annual Homestead Championship Rodeo at the Doc DeMilly Rodeo Arena at Harris Field in Homestead, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Thousands of people turned out for the event, which also featured steer roping, steer wrestling, clown shows, food for sale, and more. DANIEL BOCK / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

  • Brandon Holmes, from Eva, Ala., competes in the bareback-riding category of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association's 65th-annual Homestead Championship Rodeo at the Doc DeMilly Rodeo Arena at Harris Field in Homestead, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Thousands of people turned out for the event, which also featured steer roping, steer wrestling, clown shows, food for sale, and more. DANIEL BOCK / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

  • Josh Mayworth, from Sebring, Fla., competes in the steer-roping category of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association's 65th-annual Homestead Championship Rodeo at the Doc DeMilly Rodeo Arena at Harris Field in Homestead, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Thousands of people turned out for the event, which also featured bareback riding, steer wrestling, clown shows, food for sale, and more. DANIEL BOCK / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

  • Josh Mayworth, from Sebring, Fla., competes in the steer-roping category of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association's 65th-annual Homestead Championship Rodeo at the Doc DeMilly Rodeo Arena at Harris Field in Homestead, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Thousands of people turned out for the event, which also featured bareback riding, steer wrestling, clown shows, food for sale, and more. DANIEL BOCK / FOR THE MIAMI HERALD