Mutton Busting

NEWS
8:17 am
Fri July 18, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, July 18, 2014

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COMMUNITY
6:22 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Mutton Busting A Rodeo Tradition For Rough And Tumble Kids

Two cowboys lift a mutton busting participant onto a wooly sheep at the Greeley Stampede.

Originally published on Wed July 2, 2014 7:19 am

A furry beast, a brave rider and a roaring crowd make up the list of ingredients for the Western rodeo tradition known as “mutton busting.” Think of it as bull-riding, but for 6-year-olds, and the furry beast is actually a wooly sheep.

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