Carl Schildt and Bill Hall, pickup men, with unknown bronc rider.  Late 1940’s Montana.

Tygh Valley, OR

Tygh Valley, Oregon.  Early 1970’s Indian Rodeo with a Sombrero Rodeo Company bull named Tiger.  Thanks to Charles Scott for sharing this one!

Dave Schildt Tygh Valley 1978



Dave Schildt, bareback rider at Tygh Valley Indian Rodeo, 1978

Tygh Valley, OR


The Indian National Finals Rodeo is now held in Las Vegas, but when it first began, it moved from Saskatchewan to Montana to Utah and more.  This photo is from the 1981 INFR held at the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Pinenut Festival Indian Rodeo 2011 Ranch Bronc Riding Champion.   This rodeo is part of the WSIRA and takes place in Nevada.

Judge in blue: Alvin Moyle

Bronc rider: Doug Taliaferro

Judge in white: Dave Redboy Schildt

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