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BIG A Third Generation Big Boss For

The Silver Spurs Riding Club


the Silver Spurs Rodeo his entire life, Association and is on the Board of
and actually attended his first Silver Directors for the Osceola County Farm
Spurs Rodeo before he was even born. Bureau Association. Scott also supports
He started working stock at a young age, local area High Schools Athletic squads
helping his dad and others work on pens, as well as supporting area youngsters
as well as feeding and hauling stock. involved in FFA and 4-H clubs.
Scott began riding in the Silver Spurs
Quadrille at the age of 6, and continued The Silver Spurs Riding Club is the only
until he was 17. non-profit organization to be sanction by
the PRCA that owns and works its own
Im truly honored to be the Big Boss bucking stock. The stock must meet
for the Silver Spurs Club, says Ramsey. heavy criteria set by the PRCA, not only
My grandfather and father both served will the livestock buck at the Bi-Annual
on the Board for Spurs and held many Silver Spurs Rodeo, the stock travels
different leadership roles. Ive got some to other rodeos in Okeechobee, Perry,
big boots to fill and I hope to see my own Brighton and even the National Finals
son Reyce take on this honor as well one Rodeo held in Las Vegas.
illing the boots of many great day, Ramsey continued.
men and women, Scott Ramsey The Silver Spurs Riding Club was
is honored to be the appointed His grandfather, the late Henry Ramsey, founded in 1942 to promote good
FBig Boss of the Silver Spurs was the Coca Cola Cowboy in 1999 horsemanship and good fellowship in
Riding Club, Inc. and his grandmother Marian, was the Osceola County. The Silver Spurs Rodeo
Womans Lifetime Achievement Award today is one of the most successful
Ramsey, 36 took over the reins in July winner in 2007. His parents are also rodeos in the country. The event features
2013 and will hold the Big Boss very active in the Silver Spurs Club. traditional rodeo competitions such as
position until July 2014. He will spend Scott has served on the Rodeo and Stock bareback, saddle bronc, bull riding, steer
the next year at the helm of the 72-year- committees, and currently serves as the wrestling, team roping and barrel racing.
old organization, whose mission is to Rodeo Committee Chairman. Steeped in history and an icon of the
promote agriculture and the sport of areas rich cattle ranching heritage, the
rodeo throughout the Nation. Ramsey recently retired from a career Silver Spurs Rodeo has been a signature
that spanned 18 years fighting bulls event in the Central Florida area for
A native Floridian born in Orlando and with the Professional Rodeo Cowboys more than half a century. For additional
has lived in Kissimmee his whole life, Association, where he traveled all over information on upcoming events, call
Scott is the son of Bill and Alice Ramsey. the country. He not only helps out on 407-67-RODEO or go to:
He is a 3rd generation Silver Spurs his family cow calf operation but is
Member and is a 5th generation Osceola also owner of Ramsey Cattle and Feed
County resident. Company. He is actively involved in the
community and serves as Vice President
Ramsey has been actively involved in of the Osceola County Cattlemens

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