Emporia Native Loves Life Serving In Rodeos Throughout The Country

“I love my job. I love everything about being a rodeo pickup man.”

Rex Bugbee’s excitement for his most essential profession in the rodeo arena shines through his voice.

Perhaps sadly sometimes considered “behind the scene” part of rodeo, pickup men are truly front and center for the action. Spectators often take for granted

Spectators often take for granted even pay little attention to the cowboys saving champions after making award winning bronc rides.

Yet, those bucking horse riders know and appreciate abilities of pickup men getting them off broncs safe onto the ground. They’ll get the applause, but proficient work of the pickup men mounted on outstanding horses is vital to their success.


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