As a major component of rodeo, bull riding is thought to have been born in 1869 when two groups of cowboys from neighboring ranches met in Deer Trail, Colorado. The meeting was arranged to settle a dispute over which group was best at general ranch tasks. From this simple competition, rodeo was born. (from Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia) The Northern Bull Riding Tour showcases one of North America's most dangerous sports. Some of the roughest and toughest most skilled athletes challenge these untamed beasts all season long for fans across the Midwest. Follow the Northern Bull Riding Tour to their next event and support these daring individuals while benefiting the Make-A-Wish foundation.