(photo courtesy of Larry Oster and Riding For Our Veterans)

CHILLICOTHE — Bull riding lovers will get to enjoy some of the best of the best this weekend as Riding For Our Veterans presents Battle at the Grand Pro Bull Riding in Chillicothe. President and Cofounder of Riding For Our Veterans, Larry Oster, talks about how the organization came to be.

This weekend’s occasion will be packed with the excitement of some of rodeo’s most favored events. Held at the Litton Ag Center in Chillicothe Friday and Saturday, June 11 and June 12, Oster is proud to have the city hosting the festivities.

Because the group is a not-for-profit, it relies heavily on sponsorships to help pay for event entertainment. This way, proceeds can go to help those the organization cares about most, Missouri veterans.

All proceeds from events Riding For Our Veterans organizes go toward veterans. The organization is ran completely by volunteers who care about making sure veterans are taken care of. Oster explains.

For anyone who hasn’t had the pleasure of watching a Riding For Our Veterans Pro Bull Riding event, Oster talks about what to expect this weekend.

For those who plan to attend Friday night’s festivities, Oster has a special request.

Of course, a good meal starts good conversations and a great time isn’t complete without great food. Oster says there will be plenty to choose from at the Battle at the Grand event.

Pro bull riding fans will get a chance to meet some of their favorites at the Cowboy Meet ‘n’ Greet Saturday.

Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the gate. Oster has the details.

Individuals who can’t make it to the event this weekend but would like to donate to Riding For Our Veterans can click here.