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Cowboys, cowgirls, steers and jeers at the Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede is a 10-day event with over one million people in attendance. It's billed as the "Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth" and represents Canada's largest rodeo.

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Fans gather at a nearby fairground at the Calgary Stampede. The ten-day event is Canada's largest annual rodeo and is billed as the "Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth."

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Tyler Corrington of Hastings, New Mexico gets bucked off the horse Blue Too in the saddle bronc event.

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Rodeo events aren't the only entertainment during the Calgary Stampede. Dances and fairs are also a part of the fun.

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Angie Meadors of Blanchard, Oklahoma, races her horse in the barrel racing event during the Calgary Stampede rodeo.

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Wesley Silcox of Santaquin, Utah, is hit by the bull Good Vibrations in the bull riding event after he rode it.

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In total, over one million visitors attend the Calgary Stampede over its 10-day run.

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Billy Bugenig of Ferndale, California tangles with a steer in the steer wrestling event.

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Horses are featured in the Stampede each year, a decision both lauded and protested by various groups. This year, one horse was destroyed after breaking its leg during a chuckwagon race.

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