Could Breakaway Roping Push Tie-down out of the Performance?

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By Pepper Stewart

Breakaway roping is nothing new, it’s been around for many years.

Only recently has the spotlight been turned on giving the ladies an opportunity to shine.

In recent years, a few rodeo associations have added breakaway to the performance, giving the ladies another event to compete in, but now it’s time to get paid.

Getting in on the big money paydays, the World Champions Rodeo Alliance added breakaway roping and the legend Jackie Crawford took home a $50,000 check.

Next up, RFDTV’s The American added breakaway to the event, and breakaway roping winner Madison Outhier took home $100,000.

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