Requirements : Contestants must be between the ages of 5 and 6. Participants weight must not exceed 55 pounds.
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.
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
Mutton busting is an event held at rodeos similar to bull riding or bronc riding , in which children ride or race sheep .
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).
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.