Bob Granholm (ahead) and Glen Brown rope their steer.

Bob Granholm (ahead) and Glen Brown rope their steer.

Starting the year in the saddle

Ropers started the season off in the saddle on Jan. 1 roping steer as part of the Winter Saddle Series.

Riders gathered at the indoor arena at Alex Fraser Park to forget the winter and ring in the new year on horseback. Riders participated in the Winter Saddle Series team roping. The winter series continues on the third Saturday of the month, come snow or cold temperatures.