Charreada/Mexican Rodeo and Horse Tripping (1544)
Public and Corporate Practice |  Animal Welfare
Friday |  3:00 PM -  3:50 PM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||217A



Gerald Huff DVM
Gerald K Huff DVM Ltd

Born and raised in Delta, Utah, a farm and ranching community. Active in the livestock industry and rodeo. Attended the College of Southern Utah, Utah State University and the University of California Davis. Married for 52 years to the former Delene Ashby and the parent of 2 children and the grandparent of 7.

Presentation Info

Audience: CE Pathway: Diversity & Inclusion
CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


This presentation will provide an introduction to and description of Charreada Rodeo events. Videos and photos of horse tripping, a Charreada event, will be shown along with an explanation of the lack of associated injury data. An overview of Charreada rules, will be given along with discussion of contestant practice for the events. Equine anatomy and fatigue issues associated with Charreada rodeo events will be covered. The presentation will also cover state and local regulations with regard to Charreada Rodeo and events.

This session is part of CE Pathway: Diversity & Inclusion

Learning Objectives

1. Introduction to and description of Charreada Rodeo and events

2. Identification of issues associated with horse tripping, including injury and fatigue

3. Discuss state and local regulations and how to move forward

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