Spur – #writephoto from Michael at Morpethroad


When cowboys meet they like to discuss the size of their spurs, the sharpness, the hours they spend honing down on the one bit of their gear they are most proud of.

At the recent rodeo there was an award given for the cowboy whose spurs jangled the best and loudest. As a result we had singing boots around us all weekend.

What spurred all this on was a conversation between Jed the wrangler and Cletus the stable hand. One reckoned you couldn’t make spurs do much more than be spurs. The other claimed they could a whole lot, like spin and jangle and if you had a good gait about you then your spurs added to the overall effect of you being the perfect cowboy.

So after much debate Cletus said he would produce a flyer about the contest to be held the evening of the first day of the rodeo. A prize of $100 was put up by both men.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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