Books and Broncs

Books and Broncs is a literacy project started by the Homestead Rodeo Association to help students understand the sport of rodeo.

Operating as usual

[07/17/21]   Ok! 📚 Books & Broncs volunteers in South Florida… We WILL DEFINITELY be moving forward with the literacy project this year so this means we will need volunteers both with and without horses! Will post dates soon! Target location is Homestead, FL 🐎

The Future Of The World 05/28/2021

The Future Of The World

Designed by the author of Let’s Rodeo! from the Books & Broncs Literacy Project... Taylor Pearce!

The Future Of The World We need more teachers like you in this world! This tee features a globe with script font. Pair this with jeans for casual Friday!

02/01/2021

Next year, FOR SURE!

Today was supposed to be the ending of another spectacular Homestead Championship Rodeo Weekend. This weekend we missed crowded bleachers, local vendors, and the great sport of rodeo. The Homestead Rodeo Association wishes we were able to provide a fun filled weekend for our fans, rodeo contestants, and sponsors. The 2022 Homestead Championship Rodeo will be better than ever, and we look forward to seeing you all then. Happy trails and stay safe!

11/09/2020

Going to miss watching those kids read to the horses this year... remember teachers, you can still access the book LET’s RODEO digitally at www.booksandbroncs.com! 👍 #hra #SFTR #evergladesposse #booksandbroncs #volunteers

Going to miss watching those kids read to the horses this year... remember teachers, you can still access the book LET’s RODEO digitally at www.booksandbroncs.com! 👍 #hra #SFTR #evergladesposse #booksandbroncs #volunteers

[11/01/20]   This means Books & Broncs will be cancelled this year, too. For those still interested in accessing the book, please go to the Books and Broncs website for the digital downloads.

02/03/2019

Ben Kroner and Matt Goodman are here running the farrier station at The Books & Broncs Literacy Project... Thanks a million!

01/22/2019

Thank you JW, Aniel Gomez, and other roper volunteers for coming out to help with Books and Broncs! There is no ways this could happen without YOU! The first graders were full of smiles!!! 😀

01/20/2019

Homestead Rodeo

Still going! Always sunny when you head south towards the keys! See you soon! 👍

Weather report is still looking awesome for today! Rain should be gone by noon! Performance begins at 2pm, spread the word!

01/18/2019

Homestead Rodeo

Time to rodeo! TONIGHT!

We are ready to rodeo!

01/18/2019

Thanks a million!

Here is the COWBOY FROM THE PAST station at the Books & Broncs Kid’s Day! The first graders learned so much from Domingo Hernandez, a SFTR volunteer. Thanks so much!

01/17/2019

A HUGE thank you to ALL the volunteers who came out today out of their busy schedules, their work schedules, their retired schedules, vacation schedules, and day off schedules to pull this day off for the Books and Broncs Literacy Project! There is absolutely NO WAY this could be accomplished without people like you. On the way back on the buses many first graders said, ‘This was the BEST DAY EVER!’ Lol!Even after all the hiccups! You’re the best! YOU ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED! Please share your photos here!

01/03/2019

Homestead Rodeo

2019 will mark the 70th year of the annual Homestead Championship Rodeo

A great, family friendly event!

Tickets available online at homesteadrodeo.com, from a Miss Rodeo Homestead contestant, or at the gate on the day of the event!

Friday January 18, 2019:
Gates open at 6pm
Performance begins at 8pm

Saturday January 19, 2019:
Gates open at 12pm
Performance begins at 2pm

Sunday January 20, 2019:
Gates open at 12pm
Performance begins at 2pm

05/20/2018

We will miss you Parker... ❤️

We are mourning the loss of one of our own. Parker Williams was a big part of our rodeo family. Always there with a helping hand... a truly amazing person. Our thoughts go out to his family and friends.

02/21/2018

VT

Starting young! 😀

When you leave dad alone with the kid

01/20/2018

Homestead Rodeo

Homestead Rodeo!

Isaac Diaz 5x NFR Qualifier on Garden City Gal (2017 NFR Saddle Bronc Horse Round Winner)

01/20/2018

Homestead Rodeo

Here go the broncs!!!

01/19/2018

A HUGE thank you to the 100+ volunteers from Homestead Rodeo Association, South Florida Trail Riders, Homestead Everglades Posse, and community for helping with the Books & Broncs Literacy Project! You made a lot of happy memories for 400 first graders! 😀

[01/19/18]   Congratulations!

12/12/2017

Homestead Rodeo

Can't make it to a location to buy rodeo tickets?? No problem! Advanced discount tickets are now being sold online! AND you can still support a rodeo queen contestant! Make sure to carefully read the options and pick tickets from the girls name you want to support! Presale, discounted tickets make great Christmas presents!

https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/8720611/homestead-championship-rodeo-homestead-harris-field-doc-demilly-rodeo-arena

11/27/2017

It’s that time of year when we recruit volunteers for the Books & Broncs Literacy Project. The First Experience to bring horses to the Homestead schools will be on Friday, December 15th. We need horses and handlers all day. Times are:

9:00 Redondo
11:00 West Homestead
12:30 Peskoe

Please reach out to me if you can help! 305-345-2357 Text is best! Thank you!

08/31/2017

Getting to be that time of year again in Homestead, Florida! The Books & Broncs Literacy Project will be awarded to a few lucky schools soon!

06/26/2017

Had a surprise visit by Dr. Feldman! He's going to help with the funding of the Books & Broncs Literacy Project again this school year: 2017-2018! 😀

06/15/2017

Sharon Mcgee and I are ready for Writing Rodeo! The 34th Writing Institute starts Monday! 🐎

05/21/2017

A special thanks tonight to many of the volunteers from the South Florida Trail Riders who help to make Books & Broncs Literacy Project possible! 👍

03/17/2017

On March 25th at 7 PM Taylor, who wrote 'Let's Rodeo!' for the Homestead Rodeo Association, will be running for Miss Homestead and needs you to join us to cheer her on. Please spend $15 and join us at the Seminole Theater. Please share!

12/28/2016

First grade response...

12/28/2016

An example of what the first graders like about Books & Broncs!

12/19/2016

First Touch/First Read for the Books & Broncs Literacy Project was a huge success thanks to Homestead Rodeo Association, South Florida Trail Riders, and Homestead Everglades Posse! We touched 3 needy schools in Homestead, FL, 18 classes, and 330 students with the help of 29 volunteers and 10 horses! Next is Kid's Day at the arena in January! #homesteadrodeo #mdcps

12/18/2016

Books and Broncs

12/18/2016

Books and Broncs's cover photo

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Thank you JW, Aniel Gomez, and other roper volunteers for coming out to help with Books and Broncs! There is no ways thi...
A HUGE thank you to the 100+ volunteers from Homestead Rodeo Association, South Florida Trail Riders, Homestead Everglad...
Sharon Mcgee and I are ready for Writing Rodeo! The 34th Writing Institute starts Monday! 🐎
First Touch/First Read for the Books & Broncs Literacy Project was a huge success thanks to Homestead Rodeo Association,...

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