Quick hit: an earlier news story about “rodeo queens” in New Mexico completing their routines on hobby horses raised a question for European horsefolk – what the hell is a rodeo queen anyway? And why are those little girls wearing eyeliner but not, you know, hard hats?* Jezebel.com has republished a piece on the phenomenon […]
Thank you to Ed and Maff for this story. A US outbreak of equine herpes and restrictions on horse movement has led to young rodeo queens having to improvise a little at a competition.