Rodeo Masbateño Festival

CompanyViva Communications Inc.
PhotographerRolando T. Mesuga
PrizeSilver in Sports / Other_SP
Entry Description

The festival opens with a lively parade of horseback riders. There are also livestock shows, a carnival, and a trade fair featuring local products, as well as animal health seminars. The highlight of the event is the rodeo competition itself. Men and women dress up in cowboy outfits to perform stunts like lassoing on foot and on horseback, livestock wrestling, casting down, load carrying, bull riding and whipping, the two-person carambola, and other activities related to the handling of livestock.

About Photographer

My name is Rolando T. Mesuga. I'm a Web Programmer at the same time a hobbyist photographer. I do portrait, street & travel photography.