Pendleton Roundup at 100 is a valued keepsake for all of us for whom Roundup holds a special place in our hearts.
It is filled with history, quotes and gorgeous photographs that remind us of our own personal memories.


Sheila Mabry, 1967 Roundup Princess

PENDLETON ROUND-UP AT 100


Oregon’s Legendary Rodeo

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Henry R. Richmond

America's roots are rural. The US Census shows that as recently as 1920 half the American people lived in the country, not in the city.

The 100 Year History of the Pendleton Round-up is a superb reminder of the rich livestock ranching part of those rural roots. The history's tightly edited text and stunning photographs suggest why thousands of people travel from near and far in early September to see the Round-up.

But the history shows more than iconic horsemanship and roping. Also shown are the legendary skills and courage of female competitors and participants, including the thrilling sight of each year's Rodeo Princesses, one by one, opening each show by racing at full gallop around the arena, waving to a madly cheering, teary-eyed crowd. Central also is the full participation by Umatilla, Walla Walla, Nez Perce and Cayuse tribal members, including the Happy Canyon Pageant, and large teepee

encampment next to the arena. The history documents Rodeo leadership ...

Sheila Mabry

“Pendleton Roundup at 100” is a valued keepsake for all of us for whom Roundup holds a special place in our hearts. It is filled with history, quotes and gorgeous photographs that remind us of our own personal memories. It’s a book I keep handy and refer to often, especially when I’m feeling homesick for Oregon since I now live in Boston. For me, Roundup made every year easier to say goodbye to summer because I had September to look forward to. If you haven’t ever attended Roundup, I suggest you buy this book and plan to attend the next one. I’ve brought many friends home over the years and all have found it to be a treasured and unforgettable experience.

Let ‘er Buck!

Princess, 1967 and still a volunteer