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The Rodeo:
Calf Roping
Ever throw a lariat?  I tried, once; it's not as easy as it looks.  A tree stump easily avoided my rope; and it was moving mighty slowly, too.  I'm not even going to think about trying to rope a running calf from a galloping horse.    Well, yah, I guess I can think about it; I think I'd miss!
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Ready, aim, FIRE!  A great action shot of the lasso in mid-air.  The cowboy must then wrestle the calf to the ground and tie its legs together (you can see he's holding the tie in his mouth.)
Team roping has two riders chasing after the calf; the first rider predictably ropes the calf's head.
The second rider then has a much more difficult task; he must rope the calf's hind legs as it kicks them up.  I didn't think it was possible, 'til I saw it myself.
There's more than one way to catch a calf.  No lasso handy?  Well, just reach down and grab him!  (No, this is a different competition from the roping; the cowboy isn't just improvising.)

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