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Rodeos look to burst out of COVID-19 shutdown, says grazier, as riders turn to other jobs

Rodeos across the country are looking to saddle up again, according to one of the sport's leading figures, after the 2020 circuit ground to a halt forcing many riders to find other jobs and costing some graziers hundreds of thousands of dollars.

While the Australian Professional Rodeo Association officially abandoned its national competition this month, organisers of smaller events have been sounding out options to carry on, says Central Queensland grazier Darren Brandenburg, who provides livestock for major rodeos.

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Article written by: Eric Barker and Tom Major

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