Cowboy monkey rodeo

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Team Ghost Riders performs at a minor league baseball game. The traveling act is composed of a team of monkeys that have been trained to ride dogs like horses. They are touring various minor league ballparks this summer.

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After multiple rodeo injuries, Tim 'Wild Thang' Lepard decided that he would retire from the rodeo life. He now works with monkeys and trains them to ride dogs. Entertaining people has become his number one priority. His act is known as Team Ghost Riders and they have been making appearances at minor league ballparks around the nation this year.

All photos courtesy of MiLB.com.

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