When Breeding Rough Stock

Rodeo_BreedingWhat to look for when breeding rough stock!

John Gill of John Gill and Sons stock breeders has pointed out a few of the key characteristics when breeding stock for rodeo.

While they need to have a natural bucking ability, some structural features should include:


Breeding a successful rodeo bull

  • Big at the front
  • Large shoulders
  • Square back muscles
  • Light back end, so it doesn’t slow them down when twisting around.




In the video below, John argues that while the riders are a credit to the sport. It’s the bulls that are remembers years later. We all know the names “Bambi” and “Chainsaw” – these bulls, deserve the respect they are due!