In my eagerness to compete, I had managed to neglect one small detail. The W/J rodeo was a nationally sanctioned professional event, with professional riders and professional horses. Some of the horses were as famous as the riders, and I had drawn a good one.
Dancing on the Edge of an Endangered Planet wins first place in it’s category at the 2010 CIPA EVVY awards. http://www.cipacatalog.com/cipa-evvy-winners-1998-2012/