A calf roped and busted even once suffers injury from the scientific point of view. HSUS investigators observed visible injuries to as many as 11-12% of the animals in some steer busting events. HSUS is determined to put an end to all cruelty at rodeos.
"Special Report on Rodeos,"
Special Reports: Vol. 1970, Article 7.
Available at: https://www.wellbeingintlstudiesrepository.org/special/vol1970/iss1/7