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Rodeo is a competitive sport that arose out of the working practices of cattle herding in Spain, Mexico, and later Central America, the United States, Canada, South America, Australia and New Zealand. It was based on the skills required of the working vaqueros and later, cowboys, in what ...


Jan 9, 2018 ... Rodeo: Rodeo, sport involving a series of riding and roping contests derived from the working skills of the American cowboy as developed during the second half of the 19th century to support the open-range cattle industry in North America. Although its development as a sport occurred mainly in northern.


South Dakota designated rodeo as the official state sport in 2003; events include bareback riding, barrel racing, calf roping, goat tying, bull riding and steer wrestling.


Dec 13, 2007 ... LAS VEGAS — Nascar drivers have long distanced themselves from their sport's moonshine-running past, and millionaire Major League Baseball players compete in cathedrals that bear little resemblance to their game's origins in dusty sandlots. In rodeo, the sport of America's original extreme athletes, not ...


Wyoming designated rodeo as the official state sport in 2003 (Florida, South Dakota, and Texas also recognize rodeo as the state sport).



Bull rider Cole Melancon, above, had a 91.5-point ride on Smith, Harper & Morgan's Hot and Ready to split the Round 3 win at the 2017 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Melancon recently returned to action after surgery Jan. 10 for a herniated disc in his back. ​ [ READ MORE ] ...


ProRodeo Sports News Subscription Information. The PSN, the official publication of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, is the definitive information source for the professional rodeo athlete, avid fan or anyone who enjoys the Western way of life. The PSN is published twice monthly in a high- quality, heat-set ...

May 21, 2017 ... Over four days, the Cloverdale Rodeo in Vancouver brings together more than 100 professional cowboys and cowgirls who will compete for cash prizes in bare- ba...