Overview:Ropes, Reins, and Rawhide: All About Rodeo - Melody Groves, a native New Mexican and former bull rider, examines the sport of rodeo, from a brief history of the ranch-based competition to the rodeos of today and what each event demands. One of the first topics she addresses is the treatment of the animals. As she points out, without the bulls or horses, there wouldn't be a rodeo. For that reason, the stock contractors, chute workers, cowboys, and all the arena workers respect the animals and take precautions against their injuries. Groves writes for the rodeo novice, explaining the workings and workers (stock handlers, veterinarians, clowns, 'pick up' men, event judges, etc.) seen in the arena and behind the scenes. She then describes the rodeo events: bull riding, saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, tie-down roping, and barrel racing. Interviews with rodeo legends in every event round out the 'feel' for this breathtaking sport. Over ninety photos depict what is described in the text to more fully explain the rodeo, with its ropes, reins, and rawhide.
This book is on page /dab2ca502f3ba773ca68bf5353ad5292/book/1603725644-9780826338228. It was written by the following authors: Hugh Cahill, Melody Groves. Book Ropes, Reins, and Rawhide: All About Rodeo, which can be read online, published by the company: Hachette Books Ireland, University of New Mexico Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Entertainment, Nature, Popular Science, Sports Books. The book was published on 2006-09-30 00:00:00. It has 176 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 590 g. File for download Ropes, Reins, and Rawhide: All About Rodeo has PDF format and is called ropes-reins-and-rawhide-all-about-rodeo.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our rapidsport.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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