Rodeo Modalities

Professional rodeos in the United States and Canada generally incorporate events such as calf lasso, pair lasso, bulldogging, riding, horseback riding and drum racing. Additional events can be included at high school levels. Some events are based on traditional ranch practices, others are modern developments and have no counterpart in ranch practice.

Situation of Rodeo Animals

Some charges of cruelty are based on misunderstanding. It is a myth that a modern animal is a wild, terrified animal. He is not a truly wild horse. A significant number of horses are taught to learn to get rid of their riders. Other horses are bred specifically for rodeo use. A horse of proven …

Situation of Rodeo Animals Read More »

History of rodeos in Latin America

Os rodeios brasileiros podem ser rastreados até a cidade de Barretos, onde as principais atividades econômicas envolviam o gado e o transporte do gado para outros locais, onde uma das maneiras pelas quais os cowboys descobriam entretenimento era montar os animais. Em 1956, foi criada a primeira Festa do Peão de Boiadeiro e, com o passar dos anos, esse rodeio se tornou o maior do Brasil e da América Latina. Barretos é o rodeio mais famoso do Brasil. No entanto, rodeios são muito comuns em cidades do interior do estado, especialmente no Rio Grande do Sul, Mato Grosso do Sul e São Paulo. A montaria em touros é um esporte significativo no país. Desde 2006, a PBR opera um circuito nacional no Brasil, e os peões brasileiros são uma presença importante no principal circuito da PBR nos Estados Unidos. A PBR também recebe uma final brasileira. Além da PBR Brasil, também existem várias outras organizações de montaria e rodeio no país. O Brasil também tem seu próprio estilo de montaria, chamado Cutiano.

Rodeo History

The bullfight originated in Mexican equestrian competitions known as charreadas. Dropping the ox to the ground, riding behind it, grabbing its tail and twisting it on the ground. The bullfighting was part of an ancient tradition throughout the ancient Mediterranean world, including Spain. The ancient Minoans of Crete practiced jumping, bullfighting and fighting bulls. The …

Rodeo History Read More »

Rodeo After World War I

World War I almost killed the rodeo, but three men and two organizations brought it to prominence, not in the West where it came from, but in the big cities in the East. Tex Austin created the Madison Square Garden Rodeo in 1922. It immediately became the main event. Obfuscating Cheyenne Frontier Days, its winners …

Rodeo After World War I Read More »

Rodeo After World War II

After the war, the merged CTA and RAA became the PRCA and took complete control of the sport. Men like Austin, Johnson and Autry could no longer exercise the power they had previously held. As a result, the Madison Square Garden rodeo lost its luster, and the PRCA established the NFR, to determine, over the …

Rodeo After World War II Read More »

American Rodeo Associations

In 1929, the Rodeo Association of America (RAA) was formed, bringing together promoters and managers. They have compiled rodeo events including Cheyenne – Wyoming, Pendleton – Oregon, Calgary – Alberta, and Salinas – California. The RAA sanctioned events, selected judges and established awards for scholarships and points systems. Their judges documented and determined champions at …

American Rodeo Associations Read More »

Curiosities About Rodeo

Santa Fe, New Mexico, claims the first rodeo based on a letter dated 1847, written by Captain Mayne Reid of Santa Fe to a friend in Ireland: “At this time of year, cowboys have what is called a round-up, when calves are marked and fat beasts selected to be taken to a fair hundreds of …

Curiosities About Rodeo Read More »

Canadian Rodeo History

The first rodeo in Canada was held in 1902 in Raymond, Alberta, when Raymond Knight financed and promoted a rodeo contest for pedestrians of xucros and bulls, called Raymond Stampede In 1903, Knight built Canada’s first arena and grandstand and became the first rodeo producer.

The Rodeo

Rodeo is an equestrian sport that emerged from cattle grazing work practices in Spain, Mexico. But only later in Central America, South America, the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines. It was based on the skills required of the cowboys who worked in the charreada. Then, cowboys, in what is now the …

The Rodeo Read More »