Don King Days ~ September 2-4, 2017


Click below for a printable version of the 2017
Schedule of events

2017 marks the 28th anniversary of Don King Days. Always held over Labor Day weekend, this grand celebration features a variety of events, such as championship steer roping, old style bronc riding, and polo. The best part is that all the fun is right in front of you . . . no arena fences or barriers.

Again this year Don King Days will be hosting World Championship Blacksmiths Horseshoeing Contest starting on Saturday,
September 2, and continuing throughout the weekend.

Don King Days Bronc Riding
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNbcqyM7wLo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgsAmHXxLnU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJqRKjO0Dhw

Don King Days - Blacksmith Rodeo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJAXNZVSXuk

Don King Days - Polo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mS46_F0F_Hs

The clubhouse is rockin' and rollin' every day and into the evening. Dance the night away to live music by Paul Bogart Sunday and Monday night . Everyone is welcome!

2017 Schedule of Events
Saturday September 2
World Champion Blacksmiths Contest - gates open at 9:00 a.m.
Polo - 11:00 a.m.

Sunday September 3
World Champion Blacksmiths Contest - gates open at 9:00 a.m.
Polo - Finals of the Henry Burgess Memorial - 11:00 a.m.
Calcutta and introduction of ropers, riders, players and horses; Bloody Marys, Mimosas and Beer - 12:00 noon..
Calcutta - 12:30 p.m.
Don King Days events to follow. Late afternoon entertainment at the clubhouse - Paul Bogart..

Monday September 4
World Champion Blacksmiths Contest - gates open at 9:00 a.m.
Don King Days events begin with the DKD Polo finals at 11:00 a.m. Roping events and bronc riding to follow.
Late afternoon entertainment at the clubhouse - Paul Bogart.
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Polo playoff games:
All polo playoff games are free and open to the public... come on out!
2017 playoff dates:
Wednesday August 30th at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.
Friday September 1st at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.

Don King Days Polo finals:
Henry Burgess Memorial - Sunday September 4 at 11:00 a.m.
Don King Days Final - Monday September 5 at 11:00 a.m.


Results From Don King Days 2017:

Polo
Don King Days Winner: Parrot Heads - Annie Ahern, Gillian Johnston, Brad Blake, Roni Duke
Runner-Up: Cotterel Farms - Trent Passini, Jenny Cotterel, Karen Reese, Juan Curbelo
MVP: Trent Passini
Best Playing Pony: "Earwig" owned and played by Gillian Johnston

Steer Roping Winner: Wade Shoemaker
Second place: John Bartlett from Nebraska
Third place: Trey Sheets from Cheyenne
Fourth place: Colt Bruegmann from Cheyenne
Bronc Riding Winners: Blaze Hamaker - score of 151 on two horses.
Horseshoeing:


Results From Don King Days 2016:

Polo
Don King Days Winner: Bendabout - Gillian Johnston, T.J. Elordi, DeeDee Connell, Brad Scherer
Runner-Up: D.A. Davidson - Jim Ulibarri, Bob Brotherton, Orrin Connell, Shane Rice
MVP: Shane Rice
Best Playing Pony: "Boo-Boo" owned and played by Shane Rice

Steer Roping Winner:
Bronc Riding Winners:
Horseshoeing:


Results From Don King Days 2015:

Polo
Don King Days Winner: No Trees - Craig Duke, Diego Florez, Fort MacCarty, Brad Blake
Runner-Up: Clearwater - Amy Goodson / Julie Nicholson, Annie Ahern, Chip Campbell, Gonzalo Tevez
MVP: Ford MacCarty
Best Playing Pony: "Emma" owned and played by Chip Campbell

Henry Burgess Memorial Winner: Jan Pamela - Wayne Garrison, DeeDee Connell, Paul Wollenman, Hector Galindo
Runner-Up: San Pedro - Kris Dalton, Joe Fitzsimons, Katie Connell, Brad Scherer
MVP: Brad Scherer
Best Playing Pony: "Addy" owned by Joe Fitzsimons, played by Hector Galindo

Steer Roping Winner:
Bronc Riding Winners: Colt Hamaker
Horseshoeing:


 

Here are a few photos from past Don King Days Celebrations -


Click here for 2008-2014 results.


 
 
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