Cowboys and Indians, 30 years of marriage and a bucking bronco – Bernie and Peter’s {sneak peek}

30 years of marriage. That’s pretty good going. And Bernie and Peter decided to throw their house open to family and friends to help them celebrate – with a Wild West theme and a bucking bronco installed in a marquee, the drinks flowed, the chilli bubbled and the smiles and laughter were evident.

A little bit of history on the bucking bronco (taken from Wikipedia): “A mechanical bull, also known as a rodeo bull or bucking bronco is a machine that replicates the sensation of riding a bucking animal, such as a rodeo bull or horse. It is usually powered by a variable-speed electric motor. Padded flooring is often installed around the equipment in order to prevent injury to those thrown off it.”

The prevention of injury was an important feature as the amount of time that some of the guests spent actually on the bronco was short …

Bucking bronco riders at wedding anniversary celebration

Wild West theme party

Those things go fast! Most guests had joined in the spirit of the Wild West theme and the colours and variation of costumes was bright and bold!

Bright and bold colours at a wedding anniversary celebration

Wild West theme party

We had time for some portraits too …

Portraits at a party with a wild west theme

Wild West theme party portraits

What a great evening – if you were a guest at the party and would like to see the full gallery of images and possibly purchase a print or two, pop across to my gallery website – you will need a password and you can get that from Jemma or Rob or drop me a line sam@samanthajonesphotography.co.uk. Congratulations again to Bernie and Peter and thanks for having me along!

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