Cowboy State Daily's Cheyenne Frontier Days Photo Gallery -- Sunday, July 23, 2023

Cowboy State Daily photographer Matt Idler is spending every waking hour at Cheyenne Frontier Days, the largest outdoor rodeo in the world.

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Bullfighter Dusty Tackness from Meeteetse, Wyoming fights a bull during the bull riding at Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 23, 2023.
Bullfighter Dusty Tackness from Meeteetse, Wyoming fights a bull during the bull riding at Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 23, 2023. (Matt Idler, Cowboy State Daily)

Cowboy State Daily photographer Matt Idler is spending every waking hour at Cheyenne Frontier Days, the largest outdoor rodeo in the world.

Here are some of his best photos from Saturday and Sunday.

  • Caption for photo below — Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon and First Lady of Wyoming Jennie Gordon in the parade at Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 23, 2023 in downtown Cheyenne.
    Caption for photo below — Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon and First Lady of Wyoming Jennie Gordon in the parade at Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 23, 2023 in downtown Cheyenne. (Matt Idler, Cowboy State Daily)
  • Caption for photo below — Trick riders and ropers perform during the parade at Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 22, 2023 in downtown Cheyenne.
    Caption for photo below — Trick riders and ropers perform during the parade at Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 22, 2023 in downtown Cheyenne. (Matt Idler, Cowboy State Daily)
  • Caption for photo below — Pat Iron Cloud for the Wind River Reservations performs at the Native American Indian Village during Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 22, 2023.
    Caption for photo below — Pat Iron Cloud for the Wind River Reservations performs at the Native American Indian Village during Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 22, 2023. (Matt Idler, Cowboy State Daily)
  • Bull riding action from behind the chutes at the first rodeo performance of Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 22, 2023.
    Bull riding action from behind the chutes at the first rodeo performance of Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 22, 2023. (Matt Idler, Cowboy State Daily)
  • Dylan Hancock from Clarndon, Texas rides his saddlebronc horse for 79 points at Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 23, 2023.
    Dylan Hancock from Clarndon, Texas rides his saddlebronc horse for 79 points at Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 23, 2023. (Matt Idler, Cowboy State Daily)
  • Emmett Elder from State Center, Iowa steer wrestles at Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 23, 2023.
    Emmett Elder from State Center, Iowa steer wrestles at Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 23, 2023. (Matt Idler, Cowboy State Daily)
  • Karson Bradley from Big Piney, Wyoming goes around the 3rd barrel in the barrel racing at Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 23, 2023.
    Karson Bradley from Big Piney, Wyoming goes around the 3rd barrel in the barrel racing at Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 23, 2023. (Matt Idler, Cowboy State Daily)
  • Bullfighter Dusty Tackness from Meeteetse, Wyoming fights a bull during the bull riding at Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 23, 2023.
    Bullfighter Dusty Tackness from Meeteetse, Wyoming fights a bull during the bull riding at Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 23, 2023. (Matt Idler, Cowboy State Daily)
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  • The Midway and Food Court at Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 23, 2023.
    The Midway and Food Court at Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 23, 2023. (Matt Idler, Cowboy State Daily)
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