Chilean rodeo
Rodeo is a traditional sport in Chile. It was declared the national sport in 1962. It has since thrived, especially in the more rural areas of the country. Chilean rodeo is different from the rodeo fo...
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Blood sports
Hare coursing sadly remains a legal blood sport in Ireland. Hares are netted from the wild and forced to run for their lives in front of muzzled greyhounds. ...
Blood sports
Bloodsport or blood sport is a category of sports or entertainment that causes bloodshed. It is defined by Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary as "a sport or contest (as hunting or cockfighting) ...
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Federación del Rodeo Chileno
The Federación del Rodeo Chileno (Chilean Federation of Rodeo) regulates rodeo events in Chile. Chilean Rodeo, officially the National Sport of Chile.Originally chartered on January 10, 1962, in Santi...
Medialuna
A medialuna (literally half moon) is crescent-shaped corral used for rodeos, the official sport in Chile. They are generally 64–66 metres in diameter. Chilean rodeos are not quite the same sport famou...
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Campeonato Nacional de Rodeo
The National Championship of Chilean Rodeo (Campeonato Nacional de Rodeo chileno) is the highest-level rodeo competition in Chile.
Juan Carlos Loaiza
Juan Carlos Loaiza MacLeod is a Chilean rodeo horse rider. He won the Chilean National Rodeo Championship in 1987, 1988, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2007, equalling the record of seven championship win...
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Westminster Pit
0°08′00″W / 51.4971°N 0.1333°W / 51.4971; -0.1333The Westminster Pit was a well-known blood sport arena in nineteenth-century London, England. It reached a zenith of popularit...
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Rat-baiting
Rat-baiting is a blood sport which involves placing rats in a pit or other enclosed area and then betting on how long it takes a dog, usually a terrier, to kill them. It is now illegal in most countr...
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Human-baiting
Human-baiting is a blood sport involving the baiting of humans. There are at least three known documented cases of human-baiting, all of which occurred in England in the 1800s.
The Sporting Magaz...
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Goose pulling
Goose pulling (also called gander pulling, goose riding or pulling the goose) was a blood sport practiced in parts of the Netherlands, Belgium, England and North America from the 17th to the 19th cent...
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Coursing
Coursing is the pursuit of game or other animals by dogs—chiefly greyhounds and other sighthounds—catching their prey by speed, running by sight, but not by scent. Coursing was a common hunting techni...
Bait (dogs)
Dog baiting is setting game dogs against a chained or confined animal for sport. The dogs bite and tear to subdue the opposing animal by incapacitating or killing it. Baiting is a blood sport used f...
Ramón Cardemil
Ramón Cardemil Moraga (17 January 1917 – 8 September 2007) was a Chilean rodeo horse rider, considered one of Chile's best rodeo riders of all time. He and Juan Carlos Loaiza are the riders who ...
Insect fighting
Insect fighting is a range of competitive sporting activity, commonly associated with gambling, in which insects are pitted against each other. In principle the various forms of insect fighting are me...
Bullfighting
Bullfighting (Spanish: corrida de toros [koˈriða ðe ˈtoɾos] or toreo [toˈɾeo]; Portuguese: tourada [toˈɾaðɐ]), also known as tauromachia or tauromachy (Spanish: tauromaquia  listen...
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Waterloo Cup
The Waterloo Cup was a coursing event. The three-day event was run annually at Great Altcar in Lancashire, England from 1836 to 2005 and it used to attract tens of thousands of spectators to watch an...
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Octopus wrestling
Octopus wrestling involves a diver grappling with a large octopus in shallow water and dragging it to the surface.An early article on octopus wrestling appeared in a 1949 issue of Mechanix Illustrated...
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Huaso
A huaso ([ˈwaso]) is a Chilean countryman and skilled horseman, similar to the American cowboy or Mexican charro, the gaucho of Argentina, Uruguay and Rio Grande Do Sul and the Australian stockman. A...
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Chupalla
The chupalla ([tʃuˈpaʎa]) is a traditional Chilean horseman's hat made of straw. Many people in rural areas of Central Chile use it as well. In addition, it is often used when dancing the cueca (a Chi...
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Cockfight
A Cockfight in zooA cockfight is a blood sport between two roosters (cocks), or more accurately gamecocks, held in a ring called a cockpit. The first documented use of the word gamecock, denoting us...
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Hyena-baiting
Hyena-baiting is a blood sport involving the baiting of hyenas.
The striped hyena has historically been the most frequently used species. Hyenas can be challenging opponents for dogs, as their jaw...
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Cock fighting
A Cockfight in zooA cockfight is a blood sport between two roosters (cocks), or more accurately gamecocks, held in a ring called a cockpit. The first documented use of the word gamecock, denoting us...
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Beagling
Beagling is the hunting mainly of hares, but also rabbits, and occasionally foxes with beagles by scent. A beagle pack (10 or more hounds) is usually followed on foot, and in some limited examples, mo...
Fox hunting
Fox hunting is an activity involving the tracking, chase, and sometimes killing of a fox, traditionally a red fox, by trained foxhounds or other scent hounds, and a group of unarmed followers led by a...
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Hare coursing
Hare coursing is the pursuit of hares with greyhounds and other sighthounds, which chase the hare by sight and not by scent. It is a competitive sport, in which dogs are tested on their ability to run...
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Fox tossing
Fox tossing (German: Fuchsprellen) was a popular competitive blood sport in parts of Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries, which involved throwing live foxes and other animals high into the air. It w...
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Fishing
Fishing is the activity of trying to catch fish. Fishing usually takes place in the wild. Techniques for catching fish include hand gathering, spearing, netting, angling and trapping.The term fishing ...
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Dog fighting
Dog fighting is a type of blood sport, generally defined as opposing two game dogs against one another in a ring or a pit for the entertainment of the spectators or the gratification of the dogfighter...
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Spider fighting
Spider fighting or spider derby is a blood sport involving spiders that occurs in different forms in several areas of the world. Among them are the Philippines, Japan, and Singapore. The fights that o...
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