THE ARTFUL HORSE
The sun flickers and flames and fades into evening, bathing the Attica Rodeo grounds in a bronzed light that’s more old masters than old west. Star-spangled pennants flutter. Vendors hawk hamburgers, and deep-fried everything, and tees screen-printed with
You’re in for one heck of a ride
In the bleachers, fans rise for the rodeo queen, the flag and the national anthem, then settle in to cheer for the barrel racers and steer wrestlers and await the inevitable airborne cowboy. For if the official colors of the Attica Rodeo are red, white and blue, the unofficial colors are red, white and black and blue. Photographer Michael Davis captured the 2018 edition. This year's rodeo, the 62nd, will be August 1-4.