Dog-riding monkeys return to Franklin Rodeo - WKRN News 2

Dog-riding monkeys return to Franklin Rodeo

FRANKLIN, Tenn. - For the 65th annual Franklin Rodeo Tim Lepard and his team Ghostriders are scheduled to perform all weekend.

Team Ghostriders consists of three monkeys on dogs that herd sheep around the rodeo arena.

The Capuchin monkeys are trained to herd the sheep with Pop-Tarts and Snickers candy  bars.

Tim has been training monkeys for over 30 years.

Click here for more information on the Franklin Rodeo.

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