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Cameraman harassed by a cowboy and a cowboys mother at 2013 Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo 

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.While the videographer was filming the cruel jerk downs, one of the
rodeo contestants, along with the mother of another contestant, not only
tried to block the videographer's view and his ability to film the
rodeo, but they made threats against him.
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Individuals concerned about animal welfare are present and legally
videotaping rodeo events at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo (CFD) in
Cheyenne, Wyoming. On Wednesday, July 17, 2013, those individuals filmed
numerous cruel and dangerous "jerk downs" of young calves. A jerk down
is where the calf is roped around the neck and flipped over backwards,
landing on her head, neck or back.

Jerk downs are extremely
violent. Jerk downs violate the humane rules of the Professional Rodeo
Cowboys Association (PRCA) which sanctions CFD. From the PRCA Business
magazine, published March 15, 2013:


Added: Jul-21-2013 Occurred On: Jul-21-2013
By: dingledd
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Tags: coybow, cowboy, 2013, Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo, jerk down, animal cruelty, calf roping
Location: Wyoming, United States (load item map)
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