Saddle up! The NILE is riding into the Magic City this week!

The NILE Stock Show will kick thing off tomorrow at the Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark! It includes the Western Expo which is full of cowboy collectibles, clothing, western art and farm/ranch equipment. In addition the Western Expo features daily entertainment and a horse training clinician. Livestock events include breeding cattle shows and sales, the NILE Gold Buckle Horse Sales, and Northern Range Ranch Roping Finals. Admission is free to all exhibits and most activities.

The NILE Ranch Rodeo comes your way on Thursday! The fast growing style of rodeo that brings together traditional ranch events with the skill and professionalism of the real working American cowboy and cowgirl. Watch as teams representing ten rodeos across the region compete to be win the coveted "Boot" Trophy and be called the NILE Ranch Rodeo Finals Champion. The rodeo includes five exciting events: Bronc Riding, Sorting, Branding, Doctoring, and Wild Cow Milking.

The NILE Rodeo is one of the first opportunities for professional cowboys to qualify for the National Rodeo in Las Vegas. Thursday night is Rivalry Competition Rodeo Style! Come Support Your School. Rodeo athletes will be assigned to either the Cats or the Griz. The winning school receives a higher portion of proceeds from this event.