Thursday Apr 24 2008 comments Rodeo Kick Off By: Auburn Journal photography by Ben Furtado -A +A Time to cowboy up at The Rodeo Kick Off event at Magnussen's Dodge. Kelsie McGuire gives Roman one last hug before leaving. Kids of all ages participate during the dummy roping at the Rodeo Kick Off event hosted by Magnussen's Dodge in Auburn, Wednesday evening. Roman's hoof dwarfs an adult human hand fully spread. Bryan McCoard, 5. Bryan McCoard, 5. Bryan McCoard, 5. Bryan McCoard. Bryan McCoard, 5 Bryan McCoard, 5, nails his target as he practices for the dummy roping competition. Kelsie McGuire, of Weimar falls in love with Roman the Clydesdale. Kelsie McGuire with Roman. Kelsie McGuire, 10, and her sister Emma, 7, Both from Weimar hang out with Roman. Taylor Jacobson, 9, from Wheatland, hits her target during the kid's dummy roping competition. Bryan McCoard completes his cowboy outfit with custom chaps made by his mother Christy. Kelsie McGuire, 10, of Weimar, stands in awe at the size of Roman, an official Budweiser Clydesdale at the Dodge Rodeo Kick Off Wednesday evening. Bryan McCoard, 5, from Chicago Park, przctices his lasso technique before competing in the kids dummy roping Wednesday at Magnussen's Dodge in Auburn.