Balzac, AB: Where do rodeo’s bucking bulls come from? How are bucking bulls “made”? What makes bucking bulls perform?
With the Calgary Stampede – the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth – less than two months away; people are beginning to get excited about the Western lifestyle and the sport of Rodeo.
Very few people are aware of the resources involved in raising top Rodeo Livestock; specifically bucking Bulls.
The Friendly Futurity, hosted by Double F Rodeo Bulls, is the largest event in the entire Canadian Bucking Bull Industry. There will be 20+ different breeders showcasing nearly 50 bucking Bulls from all across Western Canada.
Breeding (pedigree), confirmation, nutrition, exercise, chute delivery, flank type, weather and ground conditions all play important roles in the performance of any bovine athlete. Come and learn what is involved in caring for and preparing these specialized animals. Learn where Rodeo bucking Bulls come from and what it takes to make a Champion!
This opportunity could easily attract National attention as it is so unique and interesting.
We would appreciate a medium to share facts, knowledge and experiences with the general public; fostering a better understanding of what it takes to make a bucking Bull perform to the level of a Champion!
Please direct all correspondence to:
Russell & Jennifer Friend – Double F Rodeo Bulls
Cellular: (Russ) 403 461 4001; (Jenn) 403 589 5566
DATE: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
TIME: Arrival of livestock between 10:00am – 11:00am
COMPETITION TIME: 1:00pm
LOCATION: Girletz Rodeo Ranch, Balzac AB
The winning bull from the Canadian Bucking Bulls Inc (CBBI) three event series will win a $1,500 credit to the CBBI Production Sale in 2014. For more on the CBBI check out www.CBBI.ca
All breeders in attendance at the Friend Futurity will be able to reserve their spot for the rest of the series.
The second event will take place in July.
On Wednesday May 15th, 43 bulls will compete for over $10,000.
It is expected to pay as follows:
First Place: $3,400.00
Second Place: $2,400.00
Third Place: $1,900.00
Fourth Place: $1,400.00
Fifth Place: $900.00
Sixth Place: $470.00
In 2012, Flying High Rodeo Company’s #091 won the event with an 84.875 point score.
Read more on last year’s event by clicking here.