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Prior to Saturday's final rodeo performance the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Royalty for 2015 was announced and Sheridan's 21-year Bailie Van Leuven stepped forward to receive the hat tiera crown and rodeo queen sash before mounting her horse, Opie, for her first wave as the 2015 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Queen. Scroll down to see more of the royalty.

While there were certainly some good rides turned in by the bull riders during the four nights of Sheridan WYO Rodeo performances at the fairgrounds, the bulls seemed to have the upper hand each night of the rodeo.

(All photos by Ron Richter)

The Sheridan WYO Rodeo was the host for the first ever "Wild Pony Races". Teams of three ages 9-12 attempted to mount and ride a wild pony for two seconds.

(All photos by Ron Richter)

The Saddle Bronc riding at this year's Sheridan WYO Rodeo was fast and furious. Rodeo's classic event provided lots of entertainment for fans that filled the seats at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.

(All photos by Ron Richter)

Sheridan County Commissioner Tom Ringley shared a laugh on air with Sheridan Media's Bob Grammens during the parade broadcast. (Photo by Leslie Stratmoen)

The World Champion Indian Relay Race winners, the Lakota War Path team from Oglala, SD with their jockey Lawrence Harvey, in the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Jacket holding the winning belt buckle, pose following their Saturday evening victory over the second place Charles Strong team from Lodge Grass, MT.

Bareback bronc riding action from the Sheridan WYO Rodeo.

(All photos by Ron Richter)

(photo by Judy Hagerott)

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