First of all, cowboys do not look upon rodeo clowns as depicted in this story. Also, if both clowns were indeed incapacitated, it is the job of the pick-up men to rescue Joseph. There would be severe legal problems for an underage, inexperienced clown entered the arena. See more
Bobby, I'm trying to help you. You see, a *circus* clown is a carnie who's too stupid to flip a ride switch on and off. Now you take a circus clown, roll him on the barn floor, and kick him in the head a couple hundred times, and what have you got?