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Cowboy Joe tradition continues to attract fans

Related Topics: Joe West, American football

At every home football game, you see a brown and white pony run from one end of the end zone to the other being led by two people. That pony is one of the few faces of our mascot, Cowboy Joe.

Cowboy Joe is 11 years old and in his 10th year as the mascot. The average lifespan of a pony is 25-30 years but they tend to live longer in most cases. Cowboy Joe is the fifth mascot in the tradition’s existence. He is attended by four handlers to help him get around, get ready, and be healthy so he can perform.