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Are women allowed to compete in events other than barrel racing?
Are women allowed to compete in events other than barrel racing? Answers to this and other questions from the about guide to rodeo.

Steer Wrestling
Explains the basic rules and regulations of the rodeo event, steer wrestling. Also known as bull dogging. Steer Wrestling takes strength and agility, not to mention the courage to jump off of a perfectly good horse.

Tie-Down Roping Basics
Explains the basics, rules, and regulations of the professional rodeo event known as tie-down or calf roping.

What are some of the common injuries of a bareback rider?
What are some of the common injuries of a bareback rider? Find the answer to this frequently asked question of rodeos bareback riding event. All your rodeo questions reliably and honestly answered.

Is there a difference in bareback and saddle bronc horses?
Get the answer to this frequently asked rodeo question in the bareback riding event.

The Barrel Distances in a Standard WPRA Barrel Pattern
Learn the answer to frequently asked questions about rodeo. Find out the standard pattern distances between barrels in the exciting rodeo event of barrel racing.

What is Cowboy Christmas?
Find the answer to this frequently asked question about Cowboy Christmas. Cowboy Christmas is a loose term that describes the time that begins (unofficially) after the Reno Rodeo in Nevada...

Where does the word 'rodeo' come from?
Learn the origin of the word rodeo. Where does it come from? What does it mean? Find out from your guide to rodeo, Ralph A. Clark.

Where can I go to find a good rodeo school?
Ready to rodeo? Want to learn how to be a rodeo cowboy? Find where rodeo schools are located and where you can fill your desire to become a rodeo cowboy.

Why ride for only 8 seconds?
Frequently asked questions of rodeo. Why ride for only 8 seconds? Reliable and honest answer from the About Guide to Rodeo.

WPRA Lawsuit Against PRCA Dropped
After much speculation and a contentious battle of words between the PRCA and WPRA, it has been announced that the Women's Professional Rodeo Association has dropped it's lawsuit against the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. At stake was the sanctioning of the barrel racing event at PRCA rodeos.

Rodeo 101 All About Rodeo
Discover what About Rodeo is all about and what it offers for those interested in rodeo and the rodeo experience. Rodeo explained for beginners and discussed in depth for experts. About Rodeo covers professional rodeo and touches on rodeo of all levels.

What Is Tie-down Roping?
Tie-down roping is one of the most iconic of all rodeo events.

Prepping for Rodeo Season
Rodeo contestants have to stay in shape just like other professional athletes.

Rodeo - Rough Stock Events
An overview of rough stock events at a rodeo.

Rodeo Dogs
Cowboys and dogs go together like apple pie and ice cream, and the two are never far apart. A cowboy's trusty dog is as much a welcome sight at the rodeo arena as he is at home on the ranch.

A Day in the Life of a Working Cowboy
Cowboys play hard and work hard to achieve their dreams.

What is Barrel Racing?
Discover the basics of barrel racing, including patterns, scoring and governing bodies.

Barrel Racing Controversy
In another controversial move, the venerable PRCA seems to be ready to give the WPRA the boot and start its own barrel racing subsidiary. Get the Rodeo Guide's opinion on this development.

Bull Riding
Bull riding is one of the most exciting sports on the planet. Find out all you need to know about bull riding basics, personalities, events, and equipment by clicking here.

Rodeo Basics - Modern Events of Professional Rodeo
What makes rodeo special is its unique blend of several events, each with their own rules and style of competition. Learn everything you need to know about these events from About.com's Rodeo page.

saddle bronc riding
Saddle bronc riding is the classic event of rodeo. Learn all about this rodeo event that takes timing and finesse rather than pure strength.

PRCA Schedules
The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association is the highest profile and largest association that offers top quality rodeo competition in rodeos across the country. Check out these schedules of top quality professional rodeo competition. I have focused on those rodeos that are well known and/or have a web presence.

Steer Wrestling
Steer wrestling, also called

Bullfighters and Rodeo Clowns
Bull riding is a dangerous sport, and without the rodeo clowns or bullfighters it would be deadly. Learn all about these interesting people here.

Bull Riding Equipment
Cowboys are only as good as their equipment. The equipment a cowboy or cowgirl uses is essential to success in rodeo. Learn all about the equipment used in bull riding. Includes information, articles and a list of the manufacturers of quality rodeo equipment.

Bareback Bronc Riding
Bareback bronc riding is rodeos roughest and most explosive event. Learn more about the basics, personalities, horses and equipment used in this unique rodeo event.

Bareback Equipment
Cowboys are only as good as their equipment. The equipment a cowboy or cowgirl uses is essential to success in rodeo. Learn all about the equipment used in bareback riding. Includes information, articles and a list of the manufacturers of quality rodeo equipment.

Barrel Racing
Learn all about the rodeo event barrel racing. This page includes basics, events, information, personalities, and equipment.

Rodeos in the Eastern States
Rodeo is no longer confined to the wild west. Find rodeos in your area fast and easy. Includes information on state associations, schedules, schools and more. Features the eastern area of the United States.

International Rodeo
Rodeo is International. No longer just a sport of the United States. Frontier spirited countries like Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Mexico have some great rodeo action. Experience the adventure and excitement of International rodeo.

Rodeos in the Mid-Western States
Rodeo is no longer confined to the wild west. Find rodeos in your area fast and easy. Includes information on state associations, schedules, schools and more. Features the mid-western area of the United States.

National Rodeo Associations - United States
There are many associations all over the country that provide quality rodeo competition. National Associations are groups that run a significant number of rodeos in two or more states. Includes the IPRA, NSPRA, IRCA, PAFRA and more.

Rodeo By State
Get detailed rodeo information for the state you live in. Including schedules, associations, and interesting information.

Team Roping
Learn about team roping in professional rodeo. Featuring articles, events, personalities, and standings. Learn all you need to know about team roping.

Tie-down Roping
Learn about the rodeo event called calf roping, also known as tie-down roping at this site. The page includes rules, personalities, events, schedules, standings, and equipment.

Rodeos in the Western States
The west, birthplace of the rodeo! Find rodeos in your area fast and easy. Includes information on state associations, schedules, schools and more. Features the western area of the United States.

Rodeo Associations
Listing of rodeo associations for the sport. Features events, news, schedules, and membership information. Included are the United States and International rodeo associations.

Rodeo Books, Rodeo Movies and Rodeo Entertainment
This page will focus on entertainment that features rodeo, including art, books, movies, poetry, music and museums. Reviews, original articles, and profiles of classic rodeo entertainment as well as new material will be featured and discussed. Enter the world of rodeo through exciting fun and entertainment.

Professional Bull Riding
Professional Bull Riding is the most popular event in rodeo. So popular that it has its own association, the PBR! Learn all you wanted to know about the number one and original extreme sport.

Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association
Follow the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association or PRCA. Includes basic and circuit information, schedules, standings, the DNCFR, the NFR, and everything else you need to know about the number one rodeo association in the United States.

Rodeo Schools and Clinics
Become a rodeo cowboy by learning from the best. Browse a list of rodeo schools and clinics for the would-be rodeo cowboy, adrenaline junky, and adventurous spirit.

Rodeo Fan Central
Get your fan fix of all things rodeo. From schedules and results to entertainment, Rodeo Fan Central has everything you need.

Nevada Rodeo
Nevada

New Jersey Rodeo
New Jersey

Rodeos in the Southern States
Rodeo is no longer confined to the wild west. Find rodeos in your area fast and easy. Includes information on state associations, schedules, schools and more. Features the southern area of the United States.

Wyoming Rodeo
Wyoming Rodeo Resources

Ranch Rodeo
Ranch Rodeo is rodeo that has returned to its roots. It's a competition between working ranches for the bragging rights of who has the best ranch hands. Learn all you wanted to know about this interesting, historical form of rodeo.

Barrel Racing Equipment
Cowboys are only as good as their equipment. The equipment a cowboy or cowgirl uses is essential to success in rodeo. Learn all about the equipment used in barrel racing. Includes information, articles and a list of the manufacturers of quality rodeo equipment.

Timed Event Schools and Clinics
Learn the skills to become a top cowboy or cowgirl. Find clinics and schools that teach rodeos timed events. Timed events include steer wrestling, team roping, tie-down roping and barrel racing.

PBR Event Results
Get your Professional Bull Riders Event Results from About.com's Rodeo Website. Keep up-to-date with a listing of the results from each event of the Built Ford Tough Series of the PBR. Click on an event to get a recap of the winners of each event.

FAQ's about rodeo
Frequently asked questions concerning the sport of rodeo.

Rodeo Glossary
Glossary of terms dealing with rodeo and its individual events. Definitions are provided.

Rodeo Movies, Television and Film
The next best thing to a good rodeo is a good rodeo movie or television show. Discover how rodeo has been portrayed in motion pictures and on television throughout the years. Includes a list of rodeo movies, reviews, features, and profiles relating to rodeo on the both big and small screens.

Professional Bull Riders Schedules
Listing of monthly schedules for the Professional Bull Riders. Provided by About.com's Rodeo website.

Rodeo Books
Experience the western and rodeo lifestyle though books and literature. Find authors, publishers, and fans who enjoy the rodeo in the pages of a good book.

PRCA Circuits
Details the circuit system of the PRCA. A system of regional competitions that lead to the DNCFR. The circuit system was formed to give 'weekend warriors' or cowboys with commitments close to home a chance to compete in rodeos that lead towards a finals of their own. The best in each circuit compete for glory at the Circuit Finals Championship in Pocatello, Idaho.

PRCA Event Results
Get your Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Event Results from About.com's Rodeo website. Keep conveniently up-to-date with a listing of the results from rodeos sanctioned by the PRCA. Click on a rodeo to get a recap of the winners of each event in the rodeo.

National Finals Rodeo
Learn about the World Series of rodeo, the National Finals Rodeo. Taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Thomas and Mack center. Event standings, top cowboys and cowgirls compete for the world championship.

Cowboy Poetry
Cowboys have always been a creative lot. The loneliness of the wide-open spaces has been the cause of much reflection and introspection. The traditions that made the cowboy the modern day knight are alive and well. There is a Renaissance going on in western and cowboy art, music and poetry.

Rodeo Riders - All about the Rodeo Riders
Find out all about your favorite cowboys in professional rodeo. Browse profiles of the rodeo competitors that make rodeo the most exciting sport on dirt.

High School Rodeo
High School Rodeo is where the future world champions begin emerge. The National High School Rodeo Association gives these young cowboys and cowgirls a chance to compete and learn. High School rodeo teaches character and gives young people a chance to do something positive.

Roughstock Schools
Are you tough enough? Learn to be a rodeo cowboy from these top quality schools. If you want a career as a rodeo cowboy, or you just want to experience the thrill, these schools are for you. Roughstock schools cover bareback, saddle bronc and bull riding.

Rodeo Animal Health, Welfare and Safety
Get news, discussions and articles concerning the animal competitors used in rodeo. Animal health, welfare and safety issues will be covered, as well as the controversial animal rights movement and its effect on this industry. WARNING- If you can't handle facts and figures, quotes from experts and proof then you won't be happy here!

Rodeo History
Learn about the history of rodeo, from its early days as ranch work to the competitive sport of today. See how rodeo transformed from a performance theatre type of show to a modern sporting event.

Rodeo Question: Why aren't some rodeo dates listed on your schedule?
Rodeo dates are listed on the schedule as soon they become available from the official sanctioning body.

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Definition of the term 'rank' as it applies to rodeo.

Cowboy Definition
Definition of the term cowboy. Rodeo.

Definition of Crossfire Penalty
Definition of Crossfire Penalty used in rodeo as it applies to the team roping event.

RFD TV Schedule - Rodeo and Bull Riding Broadcasts
Knowing the RFD TV schedule will help you keep up with the latest in rodeo and bull riding, sports that can be difficult to find on the air.

Breaking in a New Rope
Roping events take a steady hand and a keen eye, and having a properly conditioned rope if essential to success. Break in a new rope prior to competition to eliminate embarrassing, and costly, mistakes.

Sandhills Stock Show and Rodeo Results
Get the results of the Sandhills Stock Show and Rodeo held in Odessa, Texas. Sandhills is the first stop on the New ProRodeo Tour, the PRCA's premier 26-city series of rodeos that culminates in 4 Championship Events towards the end of the year.

Sandhills Stock Show and Rodeo Results (2006)
Get the results of the Sandhills Stock Show and Rodeo held in Odessa, Texas. Sandhills is the first stop on the Wrangler ProRodeo Winter Tour, the PRCA's premier 12-city series of rodeos that culminates in the Pace Picante ProRodeo Chute-Out in May. Page 2.

Pendleton Round-Up Results
Get results from the historic Pendleton Round-Up in Pendleton, Oregon. The Pendleton Round-Up is one of the best rodeos in the country.

Monthly Rodeo Schedules for the PRCA
Monthly list of current PRCA rodeos going on across the country. Find where the rodeo action will take place during the current rodeo season with these rodeo schedules.

Why Cowboy Spurs Are Used in Rodeo and Whether They Hurt Animals
Cowboy spurs are a common sight at rodeos, where most cowboys use them. But why do competitors use them, and do they hurt the animals?

National Finals Rodeo - Complete Results from the 2007 Event
The National Finals Rodeo is like the World Series of professional rodeo. This is a recap with complete results from the 2007 event sponsored by Wrangler.

Basics of Bull Riding - One of the Most Popular Rodeo Events
Bull riding is a wild and exciting event and among the most popular at any rodeo. This is an explanation of the basics of the sport, including rules and regulations.

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Photo Gallery
Take a visual tour of the 2005 Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive. Cattle drives were the most important part of a cowboys life, driving the beef to market so everyone could get paid. Today they are used to celebrate our western heritage and give people the chance to experience what life was like in the old days. Page 5.

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Photo Gallery
Take a visual tour of the 2005 Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive. Cattle drives were the most important part of a cowboys life, driving the beef to market so everyone could get paid. Today they are used to celebrate our western heritage and give people the chance to experience what life was like in the old days. Page 8.

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Photo Gallery
Take a visual tour of the 2005 Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive. Cattle drives were the most important part of a cowboys life, driving the beef to market so everyone could get paid. Today they are used to celebrate our western heritage and give people the chance to experience what life was like in the old days. Page 9.

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Photo Gallery
Take a visual tour of the 2005 Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive. Cattle drives were the most important part of a cowboys life, driving the beef to market so everyone could get paid. Today they are used to celebrate our western heritage and give people the chance to experience what life was like in the old days. Page 11.

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Photo Gallery
Take a visual tour of the 2005 Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive. Cattle drives were the most important part of a cowboys life, driving the beef to market so everyone could get paid. Today they are used to celebrate our western heritage and give people the chance to experience what life was like in the old days. Page 12.

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Photo Gallery
Take a visual tour of the 2005 Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive. Cattle drives were the most important part of a cowboys life, driving the beef to market so everyone could get paid. Today they are used to celebrate our western heritage and give people the chance to experience what life was like in the old days. Page 14.

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Photo Gallery
Take a visual tour of the 2005 Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive. Cattle drives were the most important part of a cowboys life, driving the beef to market so everyone could get paid. Today they are used to celebrate our western heritage and give people the chance to experience what life was like in the old days. Page 16.

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Photo Gallery
Take a visual tour of the 2005 Reno Rodeo cattle drive. Cattle drives were the most important part of a cowboys life, driving the beef to market so everyone could get paid. Today they are used to celebrate our western heritage and give people the chance to experience what life was like in the old days. Page 3.

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Photo Gallery
Take a visual tour of the 2005 Reno Rodeo cattle drive. Cattle drives were the most important part of a cowboys life, driving the beef to market so everyone could get paid. Today they are used to celebrate our western heritage and give people the chance to experience what life was like in the old days. Page 7.

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Photo Gallery
Take a visual tour of the 2005 Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive. Cattle drives were the most important part of a cowboys life, driving the beef to market so everyone could get paid. Today they are used to celebrate our western heritage and give people the chance to experience what life was like in the old days. Page 6.

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Photo Gallery
Take a visual tour of the 2005 Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive. Cattle drives were the most important part of a cowboys life, driving the beef to market so everyone could get paid. Today they are used to celebrate our western heritage and give people the chance to experience what life was like in the old days. Page 4.

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Photo Gallery
Take a visual tour of the 2005 Reno Rodeo cattle drive. Cattle drives were the most important part of a cowboys life, driving the beef to market so everyone could get paid. Today they are used to celebrate our western heritage and give people the chance to experience what life was like in the old days. Page 2.

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Photo Gallery
Take a visual tour of the 2005 Reno Rodeo cattle drive. Cattle drives were the most important part of a cowboys life, driving the beef to market so everyone could get paid. Today they are used to celebrate our western heritage and give people the chance to experience what life was like in the old days. Page 10.

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Photo Gallery
Take a visual tour of the 2005 Reno Rodeo cattle drive. Cattle drives were the most important part of a cowboys life, driving the beef to market so everyone could get paid. Today they are used to celebrate our western heritage and give people the chance to experience what life was like in the old days. Page 13.

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Photo Gallery
Take a visual tour of the 2005 Reno Rodeo cattle drive. Cattle drives were the most important part of a cowboys life, driving the beef to market so everyone could get paid. Today they are used to celebrate our western heritage and give people the chance to experience what life was like in the old days. Page 15.

Step Into The Arena With Bullvicious
Bullvicious is not your ordinary mechanical bull - it is a complete bull riding experience.

dally, dallie, daly
Definition of the rodeo term, dally, daly or dallie.

mark out rule of rodeo
Definition of the mark out rule in professional rodeo.

Red Bluff Round-Up
Learn about this great rodeo event from Red Bluff, California. The Red Bluff Round-Up offers exciting rodeo action. See the top cowboys and cowgirls battle for the Red Bluff prize money.

Definition of the rodeo term Average
Get the definition of the rodeo term, average, from About Rodeo.

Oakdale Rodeo Profile
Experience the Oakdale Saddle Club Rodeo from Oakdale. Learn all about this classic rodeo in the beautiful San Joaquin Valley of California. Gives you information on this fantastic rodeo including special events, ticket information, and more!

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Photo Gallery
Take a visual tour of the 2005 Reno Rodeo cattle drive. Cattle drives were the most important part of a cowboys life, driving the beef to market so everyone could get paid. Today they are used to celebrate our western heritage and give people the chance to experience what life was like in the old days.

Rodeo Cowboy Definition
Definition of rodeo cowboy. From the About Rodeo glossary of rodeo terms and definitions.

bucking chute
Definition of the rodeo term, bucking chute.

pick up man or men
Definition of the rodeo term pick up man or men.

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Photo Gallery
Take a visual tour of the 2005 Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive. Cattle drives were the most important part of a cowboys life, driving the beef to market so everyone could get paid. Today they are used to celebrate our western heritage and give people the chance to experience what life was like in the old days.

Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Photo Gallery
Take a visual tour of the 2005 Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive. Cattle drives were the most important part of a cowboys life, driving the beef to market so everyone could get paid. Today they are used to celebrate our western heritage and give people the chance to experience what life was like in the old days.

Animal Welfare and Rodeo- The Truth
This page is aimed at clearing up some of the blatant misinformation and falsehoods spread about rodeo. Some of it is purposely spread by anti-rodeo groups and some comes from the fact that many people in America are too far removed from the lifestyle devoted to the business and care of livestock. WARNING- If you can't handle facts and figures, quotes from experts and proof then you won't be happy here!

Rodeo Announcers
Rodeo announcers are part M.C. and part commentator. They are the true voices of rodeo. Meet some of the great rodeo announcers that make rodeo such a unique experience. Some of them are just as famous (or infamous) as the top cowboys and cowgirls.

Arena Extras
It takes more than just cowboys to make a rodeo. Learn all you wanted to know about the other personalities of rodeo. Including the announcers, photographers, rodeo queens, specialty acts, stock contractors and more.

Frequently Asked Questions about Bareback Riding
Have a question about rodeo? Browse a list of the most frequently asked questions about the bareback riding event in rodeo. Find reliable answers to bareback ridings frequently asked rodeo questions. From your Guide to Rodeo, Ralph A. Clark.

Frequently Asked Questions About Bull Riding
Have a question about rodeo? Browse a list of the most frequently asked questions about the bull riding event in rodeo. Find reliable answers to bull ridings frequently asked rodeo questions. From your Guide to Rodeo, Ralph A. Clark.

Ride the Rodeo
Rodeo is no longer a sport confined to people who live on ranches and lead a rural lifestyle. It is now open to anyone with a competitive spirit and love of excitement.

Lifestyle
Rodeo isn't just a sport, it's a lifestyle. Find rodeo articles and items in art, music, movies, museums, poetry, festivals, and clothes. Rodeo is about community, so come and join us in the rodeo lifestyle.

Rodeo Organizations
Rodeo has a great support system and a strong sense of community. Browse a list of organizations that support the sport of rodeo. Learn all you wanted to know about these excellent organizations.

Rodeo Photographers
Need a photographer to document your next rodeo? Check out some of these links to rodeo photographers websites.

Rodeo Queens
The rodeo queens are the beauties of the rodeo circuit. Learn all you need to know about rodeo queens and their courts. These aren't brainless beauties, they are genuine cowgirls.

Specialty Acts
Find some great performers for your next rodeo or western event. Includes trick riders, whip & gun experts and more. They keep the spirit of the west alive in their unique and skilled talents. You can see the legacy of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in these great entertainers.

PRCA Standings
Check the standings of the PRCA race to the world championship. Includes the Wrangler Tour, Xtreme Bulls, etc. Stay current and get the latest standings from the PRCA. Learn who is situated to make to the National Finals Rodeo.

Stock Contractors
Some of the most important people in rodeo are the stock contractors. They provide the animals to rodeos all over the country. Here are some of the stock contractors that provide the stock and make rodeo the most exciting sport on the planet.