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  • Author:
    Melody Groves
  • ISBN:
    0826338224
  • ISBN13:
    978-0826338228
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  • Publisher:
    University of New Mexico Press; 1 edition (August 1, 2006)
  • Pages:
    183 pages
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    Baseball
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Just another day at the office. 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.

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"Heart pounding, blood pumping, the cowboy nods, chute gate opens, and his world begins. Eight seconds of adrenaline rush. Eight seconds of gripping, pulling, and holding on. The animal under him bucks and twists attempting to dislodge the cowboy's seat but the rider sticks like glue. The buzzer sounds, the cowboy dismounts, tips his hat to a cheering crowd, and nods at his proud fellow riders. Just another day at the office."--from Ropes, Reins, and Rawhide

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.


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Author Melody Groves, a former bull-rider, explains the ins and outs of rodeo for the greenhorn, including the events and rules of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and Ranch Rodeo. "Rodeo doesn't get much wilder than a typical ranch rodeo," Groves writes. And, "Wild cow milking is one of the more dangerous events in a ranch rodeo; pasture cattle tend to have...a cranky disposition." She has headings like: "How Dangerous is Bull Riding--Really?" and "Animal Treatment." There is: "Equipment and Clothing" and "How to Become a Saddle Bronc Rider," for example.

Groves writes clearly and comprehensively, never talking down to her audience. Loaded with lots of great b&w photos, this is a fine book for the beginning rodeo fan, the occasional attendee who'd like to learn more, or just the curious. Because it is put together so well, it would also make a great gift.
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this is a good book and a good price. It is just as the write up says and the person that received it was pleased.
Good value and good product.