Down here on The Ranch, we’re passionate about our Rodeo. So we’re excited to share our knowledge, stories and history with the world. Browse the articles below to get the full scoop on the weekend-long event, and find out what makes us tick.


San Juan Capistrano caters to cowboys in high society style

Putting on a truly great rodeo is a Labor of Love. The cost—in man hours, headaches, financial commitment and sweat—is almost immeasurable. But such extra efforts don’t go unnoticed, by the cowboys or the fans. San Juan Capistrano is old Ranching Country on the California Coast that has evolved into a high-society beach community. Two cowboys by the name of Tony Moiso and Gilbert Aguirre have taken on the task of making sure San Juan’s rodeo and ranching roots that beat inside his own hearts are not lost. Theair personal Labor of Love that’s behind the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo is not lost on the cowboys or the sellout crowds, either…


Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo Surpasses $75,000 in Donations to JCCF

Thanks so much to our friends at the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo for their continued support of the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund while producing a one of a kind Rodeo in San Juan Capistrano, California.  Every year since inception of this rodeo they have made a generous contribution to the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund and educated the crowd about the fund by publicly presenting it during  the Rodeo.



More than 9,000 people gathered in San Juan Capistrano land weekend for the 15th annual Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo, which took place Saturday and Sunday at the RMV Riding Park. This year’s Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association line-up featured 30 of the world’s best cowboys competing for a purse that was in excess of $250,000.



Celebrating its fourth year of Rodeo Week activities, the San Juan Capistrano Chamber of Commerce invites residents and visitors to participate in a week of Western festivities leading up to the 15th annual Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo. Mark Bodenhamer, executive director of the chamber, said the week-long celebration is meant to get the community excited about celebrating its equestrian heritage.

America's Best Rodeos, According to Pro Cowboys

We asked some of America's top pro cowboys to give us their picks for the best in the land.

In the big untamed middle of America, summer is rodeo season. It’s the greatest time of year for anyone who loves watching broncos buck, or eating funnel cakes, or seeing linebacker-sized cowboys wrestle steer with their bare hands, or just watching fireworks reflect off metal grandstands for four straight nights.