Mutton busting is a version of bronco-riding transformed into a game, but it only lasts six seconds. Most parents say this is a confidence-building activity. Yet some parents argue that this is child abuse. Research shows that the sheep don’t buck and the children are very close to the ground.
Requirements : Contestants must be between the ages of 5 and 6. Participants weight must not exceed 55 pounds.
What all do I need to register my child to participate in Mutton Bustin ? Fill out the form. Agree to the liability waiver. Attach a copy of the child’s birth certificate. Pay registration fee.
just grab wool and go
In case you are wondering, the participants can make good money too if they perform well. Last season PBR paid out $9 million to riders and $2 million to the bulls (well, ok, their owners).
Mutton Bustin’! Mutton Bustin’, also known as Wooly Bully, is a rodeo event for children where the competitors try to ride a sheep for eight seconds. The sheep is held still, usually in a chute, and a child is placed on top like they are riding a horse or a bull.
All of its riders are under age 18 . Adult bull riding has been called “the most dangerous eight seconds in sports”: it requires riders to stay atop a bucking bull for eight seconds with only the use of a rope tied behind the bull’s forelegs.
8 & Under Calf Riding. 11 & Under Steer Riding. 13 & Under Peewee Bullriding. 15 & Under Jr.
Mutton busting is an event held at rodeos similar to bull riding or bronc riding , in which children ride or race sheep .