Rodeo Frequently Asked Questions
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.
Why do some rodeos move their dates?
Of course it is not in a rodeo's best interest to move their dates (due to marketing, familiarity, recognition) but unfortunately, sometimes it's unavoidable.
Do I pronounce it 'ro-day-oh' or 'ro-dee-oh'? Which is correct?
How do I pronounce the word 'rodeo'? Which way is correct? Learn to pronounce it like a pro.
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...
How does the scoring system work in rodeo?
An often asked question by new rodeo fans. Find out the answer here.
What are the measurements between barrels 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.
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.
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.
Where do the animals involved in rodeo come from?
Good question. Find out the answer here.
Are women allowed to compete in any event?
Find out the answer to this question here.
Does rodeo harm the animals involved?
This is the number one question asked by those unfamiliar with the sport. Find the answer by clicking here.
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Why do rodeo cowboys use spurs?
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