Top 10 rodeo superstitions
By RICK OVERALL -- Ottawa Sun
Hockey and baseball players have odd superstitions, but they can't hold a candle to rodeo cowboys. Here's a list of cowboy superstitions.
1: A saddle bronc rider always puts the right foot in the stirrup first.
2: Never kick a paper cup thrown down at a rodeo.
3: Cowgirls often wear different colored socks on each foot, for luck.
4: Don't compete with change in your pocket because that's all you might win.
5: Never put your hat on a bed -- you may be seriously injured or killed.
6: Eating a hotdog before the competition brings good luck.
7: Never read your horoscope on competition day.
8: Never eat peanuts or popcorn in the arena.
9: Always shave before the competition.
10: Never wear yellow in the arena -- it will bring bad luck.