Photo of the Day

Photo: A calf–roping contest in Montana
March 24, 2012

Rodeo, Montana

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

A calf roper warms up at the Marias 4–County Fair. While ranches and farms become ever more mechanized, rodeo is a reminder that the old skills are still prized—and useful.

See more pictures from the January 2012 feature story "Riding Out Another Season."

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Photograph by William Albert Allard, National Geographic
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