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Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport

A typical rodeo event consists of timed and rough stock events, including bareback and saddle bronc riding, bull riding, calf and team roping, and steer wrestling. Mainly popular in the western United States and Canada, rodeo developed from the Mexican equestrian event charreada. From the 1880s to today, rodeo developed from Wild West entertainment shows and community celebrations, to official competitions and large commercial ventures. ...

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