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Big Sandy O-Mok-See is Saturday August 4th

 

August 1, 2018

No one really knows how long the O-Mok-See has existed. It is believed to originate with the Blackfoot Tribe and means "riding the big dance." Although it may have originated there, what it is now more resembles the Spanish-American word for "rodeo". In the state of Montana, it was formally organized in 1947. It is a sport of pattern horse racing. Every O-Mok-See event alternates the races from the event before using a wide variety of skills. There are over 79 skilled races. The next O-Mok-See in Big Sandy will be this Saturday Aug. 4th. With a full concession area, it would be a g...



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