(Photo Credit: High Point Photography, Provided by Rice Bull Riding Company) So, a bull rider has arrived at a rodeo, has drawn their bull, and found it.  Next the bull rider will set up their gear.  The rider will pick a spot of fence out on the bull pens, and will begin hanging their […]

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When it is a bull rider‘s turn to get ready to ride their bull, they will go through what they call their chute procedure, or ritual. 

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Bull riding is a rough-stock event where the contestant, bull rider, must ride the bull for 8 seconds to receive a qualified ride, and a score.  The bull rider needs extreme focus, lightning fast reflexes, and the ability to stay calm under pressure to say the least!

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Hello everyone, if you are reading this it is probably because you are wanting to know a bit more about rodeo judges, and the important role they play in each and every evet.

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Remember with bull riding, as in any roughstock event, the rider must ride the bull for eight seconds. In the bull riding event there are two different kinds of fouls, bull fouls, and rider fouls. Each type of foul has a different result, from a rider being disqualified, to a rider receiving a re-ride. In […]

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Team roping is the only rodeo event that features two contestants, where both contestants are given one combined time. Team roping is another example of a timed event.

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With so many barrel racing events coming up soon, it seems fitting to toss this up to help some of you better understand the event.

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A specific type of calf roping, breakaway roping does not involve tying the calf. People of all ages and backgrounds can participate in this exciting timed event. Breakaway roping events are especially common in junior high schools, high schools, colleges and universities, and professional circuits. Consider the following three steps the most important aspects of […]

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The rodeo event bulldogging, or more recognized as steer wrestling is a timed event in which there are multiple moving parts working at once, making it a difficult dangerous event with a great risk of injury to the cowboy, thus it takes a lot of coordination, timing, and skill.

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Every single day in the rodeo world, we hear that dreaded question,”so, do they tie the bulls genitals with the second rope?’. The simple answer is…NO!

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