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 (from left) Jeff Schneider, Brye Crite and Springfield residents Wenten and Bryan Reiter talk before the start of the team roping event, where they will all compete, during the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 26, 2015.
       
     
 Wenten (left) and Bryan Reiter share a laugh before their turn to compete in the team roping event during the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 26, 2015. The Springfield father and son duo spends most of their weekends traveling and competing in rodeos around the country. Bryan's main role is as a heeler in team roping, while Wenten mostly competes as a header in the same event, in addition to tie-down roping.
       
     
 Wenten Reiter yells in excitement at his heeler,  Brye Crite, after their turn competing in the team roping event during the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 26, 2015. Reiter and Crite placed second in the event with a time of 6.5 seconds, while Bryan, Wenten's father, took third place with a 7.8 second time.
       
     
 Patricia Reeder of Carthage, Mo. puts on her cowgirl hat before mounting her horse, Belle, prior to the start of the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 27, 2015. Reeder served as the main flag bearer of the event, which included the honor of carrying the American flag into the arena before the start of the Rodeo.
       
     
 Justin Payne of Purdy, Mo. gives his horse, Musket, a bath before the start of the second day of competition in the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 27, 2015. Payne, along with three other cowboys, drove 1800 miles in three days to compete in five rodeos, finishing their weekend trip in Carthage.
       
     
 (from left) Chris Williams, Tony Caldwell, Luke Morgan and Ben Maytom, all from New South Wales, Australia, carry their gear into the staging grounds before the start of the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 26, 2015. The Australian cowboys have been traveling through the United States all summer long in order to compete in as many rodeos as they can. All four compete in the saddle bronc riding event, in which Maytom and Williams finished in a tie for second place at the Carthage rodeo.
       
     
 Callahan Fischer, 3, of Sarcoxie, Mo. covers his ears before the start of the second day of competition in the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 27, 2015.
       
     
 A cowboy competes in the saddle bronc riding event during the second day of action at the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 27, 2015.
       
     
 (from left) Tony Caldwell, Luke Morgan, Ben Maytom and Chris Wiliams, all from New South Wales, Australia, take a look at the broncos they will be riding during the saddle bronc event at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 26, 2015. The Australian cowboys have been traveling through the United States all summer long in order to compete in as many rodeos as they can. All four compete in the saddle bronc riding event, in which Maytom and Williams finished in a tie for second place at the Carthage rodeo.
       
     
 (from left) Jayce, 6, and Brady, 4, Jones of Diamond, Mo. lean on the fence as they watch the action during the second day of the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 27, 2015.
       
     
 Luke Morgan, of New South Wales, Australia, takes a moment before the start of the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 26, 2015.
       
     
 A cowboy competes in the saddle bronc riding event during the second day of action at the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 27, 2015.
       
     
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 (from left) Jeff Schneider, Brye Crite and Springfield residents Wenten and Bryan Reiter talk before the start of the team roping event, where they will all compete, during the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 26, 2015.
       
     

(from left) Jeff Schneider, Brye Crite and Springfield residents Wenten and Bryan Reiter talk before the start of the team roping event, where they will all compete, during the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 26, 2015.

 Wenten (left) and Bryan Reiter share a laugh before their turn to compete in the team roping event during the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 26, 2015. The Springfield father and son duo spends most of their weekends traveling and competing in rodeos around the country. Bryan's main role is as a heeler in team roping, while Wenten mostly competes as a header in the same event, in addition to tie-down roping.
       
     

Wenten (left) and Bryan Reiter share a laugh before their turn to compete in the team roping event during the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 26, 2015. The Springfield father and son duo spends most of their weekends traveling and competing in rodeos around the country. Bryan's main role is as a heeler in team roping, while Wenten mostly competes as a header in the same event, in addition to tie-down roping.

 Wenten Reiter yells in excitement at his heeler,  Brye Crite, after their turn competing in the team roping event during the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 26, 2015. Reiter and Crite placed second in the event with a time of 6.5 seconds, while Bryan, Wenten's father, took third place with a 7.8 second time.
       
     

Wenten Reiter yells in excitement at his heeler, Brye Crite, after their turn competing in the team roping event during the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 26, 2015. Reiter and Crite placed second in the event with a time of 6.5 seconds, while Bryan, Wenten's father, took third place with a 7.8 second time.

 Patricia Reeder of Carthage, Mo. puts on her cowgirl hat before mounting her horse, Belle, prior to the start of the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 27, 2015. Reeder served as the main flag bearer of the event, which included the honor of carrying the American flag into the arena before the start of the Rodeo.
       
     

Patricia Reeder of Carthage, Mo. puts on her cowgirl hat before mounting her horse, Belle, prior to the start of the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 27, 2015. Reeder served as the main flag bearer of the event, which included the honor of carrying the American flag into the arena before the start of the Rodeo.

 Justin Payne of Purdy, Mo. gives his horse, Musket, a bath before the start of the second day of competition in the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 27, 2015. Payne, along with three other cowboys, drove 1800 miles in three days to compete in five rodeos, finishing their weekend trip in Carthage.
       
     

Justin Payne of Purdy, Mo. gives his horse, Musket, a bath before the start of the second day of competition in the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 27, 2015. Payne, along with three other cowboys, drove 1800 miles in three days to compete in five rodeos, finishing their weekend trip in Carthage.

 (from left) Chris Williams, Tony Caldwell, Luke Morgan and Ben Maytom, all from New South Wales, Australia, carry their gear into the staging grounds before the start of the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 26, 2015. The Australian cowboys have been traveling through the United States all summer long in order to compete in as many rodeos as they can. All four compete in the saddle bronc riding event, in which Maytom and Williams finished in a tie for second place at the Carthage rodeo.
       
     

(from left) Chris Williams, Tony Caldwell, Luke Morgan and Ben Maytom, all from New South Wales, Australia, carry their gear into the staging grounds before the start of the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 26, 2015. The Australian cowboys have been traveling through the United States all summer long in order to compete in as many rodeos as they can. All four compete in the saddle bronc riding event, in which Maytom and Williams finished in a tie for second place at the Carthage rodeo.

 Callahan Fischer, 3, of Sarcoxie, Mo. covers his ears before the start of the second day of competition in the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 27, 2015.
       
     

Callahan Fischer, 3, of Sarcoxie, Mo. covers his ears before the start of the second day of competition in the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 27, 2015.

 A cowboy competes in the saddle bronc riding event during the second day of action at the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 27, 2015.
       
     

A cowboy competes in the saddle bronc riding event during the second day of action at the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 27, 2015.

 (from left) Tony Caldwell, Luke Morgan, Ben Maytom and Chris Wiliams, all from New South Wales, Australia, take a look at the broncos they will be riding during the saddle bronc event at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 26, 2015. The Australian cowboys have been traveling through the United States all summer long in order to compete in as many rodeos as they can. All four compete in the saddle bronc riding event, in which Maytom and Williams finished in a tie for second place at the Carthage rodeo.
       
     

(from left) Tony Caldwell, Luke Morgan, Ben Maytom and Chris Wiliams, all from New South Wales, Australia, take a look at the broncos they will be riding during the saddle bronc event at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 26, 2015. The Australian cowboys have been traveling through the United States all summer long in order to compete in as many rodeos as they can. All four compete in the saddle bronc riding event, in which Maytom and Williams finished in a tie for second place at the Carthage rodeo.

 (from left) Jayce, 6, and Brady, 4, Jones of Diamond, Mo. lean on the fence as they watch the action during the second day of the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 27, 2015.
       
     

(from left) Jayce, 6, and Brady, 4, Jones of Diamond, Mo. lean on the fence as they watch the action during the second day of the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 27, 2015.

 Luke Morgan, of New South Wales, Australia, takes a moment before the start of the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 26, 2015.
       
     

Luke Morgan, of New South Wales, Australia, takes a moment before the start of the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 26, 2015.

 A cowboy competes in the saddle bronc riding event during the second day of action at the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 27, 2015.
       
     

A cowboy competes in the saddle bronc riding event during the second day of action at the Carthage Stampede Championship Rodeo at the Carthage Saddle Club Arena in Carthage, Mo. on June 27, 2015.