Rodeos are big events all over the country. Families come from all over to enjoy watching cowboys compete at the rodeos. While some people come to rodeos to document the abuse and harm that the cowboys are causing the animals. It is a big controversy whether rodeos are animal abuse or not. Animal rights activists are trying to stop rodeos from “abusing” animals, but they don’t know the extensive care that the animals are given. Rodeos have been around for a long time. After cattlemen rounded up their livestock they would all gather together once or twice a year to have a “Rodeo”. It was just a fun get together once the big job of gathering stock was over with. It eventually ended up being a sport that is popular everywhere. The first official rodeo was in Cheyenne in 1872. Rodeo has always been a sport that brings …show more content…
One rodeo that brings people together is the Lehi Round Up Rodeo. It has been going since 1937. This year will mark 79 years for the Round Up. J.W. Harris says, "It's just down-to-earth rodeo." The Lehi Round Up “Has all of the good aspects of a big rodeo, and all of the good aspects of a smaller rodeo.” Rodeo announcer Andy Stewert says, "But when you come to a place like Lehi, I mean, this is a community effort. Everybody gets involved. Everybody wants it to be successful. Everybody's demeanor is rodeo-driven. That makes small-town rodeos special." Rodeo in general just brings people together. I have never been to a football, baseball, soccer, or basketball game when one team does everything they can to help and encourage the other team, or their competition. Rodeo is special that way. If you watch a rodeo you will see other contestants sharing tack or of someone’s horse is lame
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My mother and other parents and coaches know that it's good for them to have fun playing the game they love, but they also know that it's good for them to compete and try their best to get what they want. The coaches and parents know what the real world is like, there's all kinds of competition in it. These sports can help these kids prepare for their soon to be future.
So many organizations have tried bringing rodeos to a hault. Because they say it is a form of animal abuse. There is a organization (SHARK) which stands for showing animals respect and kindness. One other organization is called (PETA) ethical to animals. Both of these organizations have claimed that in no other sport are half the contestants forced to preform with flank straps, electric prods, raking
Imagine you are sitting at a baseball game eating cracker jacks or at a football game yelling because your team scored or you could be yelling at the refs because they made a bad call. There are many people that love sports but there was also a lot of people that loved sports when they became popular in the 1920’s. Sports have came a long why since then. They have became more competitive, the skill levels have improved a lot, and they are also easier to watch and keep up with because of how far technology has came. Who doesn’t love to watch baseball in the summer?
During the Western Expansion farmers, as cattle ranchers or cowboys, drove cattle across the plains. Their cattle ranches were founded throughout the Great Plains from Texas to the Prairie regions. Cowboys were not only whites, but blacks and hispanics. They were an important part of expansion because the need for food increased with the railroad industry growing. A prominent cattle rancher during the Western expansion was Joseph McCoy.
In high school rodeo, I always do anything to make my equine athletes feel their best. Our horses travel together so much that they pretty become a team. My horses, parents, and myself are a great team. My parents and I take care of the horses, while the horses take care of us. The horses love their job and being able to have one instead of doing nothing.
“Steers used in roping events have a protective covering placed around their horns.” Protective coverings are used to not only protect the header and heeler who rope the steer but also to protect the steer from injuries as well. If rules are not followed and are violated the participants will suffer major consequences. “Individuals found to be in violation of the numerous welfare rules will be disqualified, fined, and even asked to leave the premises.” Rules are put in place to protect the animals and their well being.
For some people it's just fun. But for me It's a lifestyle. People ask what is it? It's the sport rodeo. For those who don't known what rodeo is, rodeo is an exhibition or contest in which cowboys show their skill at riding broncs, roping calves and other activities.
I enjoy doing cross country because the people I do it with. I like our coaches they are very positive and fun to be around you can always hear them cheering you on at the meets. I like my teammates they are always nice and also cheering you on at the meets. Cross country has taught me to be a better team mate and to relax and just have fun. Thanks to my sisters for persuading me to join the team!
Sports and Brands Today the sports industry is a multi-billion dollar business and everyone knows that with hard work and potential you could walk into a world where your next sponsoring deal is just around the corner, but where does this whole industry have its roots? Throwback to the 19th century: Sports like boxing or rowing had been around for decades. Professional boxing was even seen as a job but sports in general were not seen as serious as they are now. Amateurs and Professionals could take part in rowing championships.
Did you know that 86.8% of Pit Bulls pass the American Temperament Test? They are the second most tolerant dog. Pit Bulls are loving, faithful animals just trying to live. Yes, almost everything we see on the news about them is something horrible, but just because those ones are bad doesn’t mean they all are like that.
-Lisa Lockhart. This saying is so true in the sport of rodeo, you can not do it without your family behind you or the horses that you love and care about with you. The National Little Britches Rodeo Association is like a second family. This year’s nationals were in Guthrie, OK at the Lazy E Arena.
Robert Redford’s “Protecting Our Wild Horses” is a persuasive essay that was written to congress addressing the preservation of the horse’s habitat. In the text he effectively builds a common ground with him and the reader, he gives statistics, and uses inclusive language to strengthen his rhetoric and makes this article compelling to anyone. Redford tries to evoke a sense of patriotism amongst his audience in order to persuade them to take a stand in protecting this countries wild horses. The author keeps reiterating things like “American’s principles” and the “spirit of the American West” and how important these horses are to people and this nation.