Calf Roping

Calf  roping is an exciting event held at every rodeo. This event is a long lasting part of American culture; and these events showcase and symbolize the wild and free American spirit (1). However the origins of the rodeos we know and love today  trace all the way back to Spain. Spanish cowboys, called vaqueros, were …

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Bull Riding

Bull Riding

What are The Basics of Bull Riding? Some call bull riding the wildest eight seconds in sports. Others call it the most eight dangerous seconds in sports. Whatever you wish to call it, there’s no denying that the sport of bull riding is an adrenaline-pumping activity requiring nerves of steel. Of course, there’s a whole …

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team roping

Team Roping

Fashioned after cowboys who had to rope and brand steers on ranches, team roping takes a high level of skill and athleticism. Riders compete in teams of two, comprised of a header and a healer. Team roping is unique in that women and men can go head to head in the same competition. Team Roping …

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