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Rodeo dates back to Spanish ranchers and their Mexican ranch hands. The cattle wrangling and bull fighting dates back to 16th century conquistadors.
Bull riding and steer wrestling both are Spanish ranch activities. Wrestling a steer to the ground has been an ancient tradition with roots in the Mediterranean world. Minoans practiced such fun stuff as bull jumping, riding and wrestling. The ancient Greeks probably wrestled bulls in the Olympics.
The 19th century Viceroyalty of New Spain had events at fairgrounds, festivals, fiestas, and racetracks in the southwest of the soon to be US. Anglos were not among the audiences but it was a favorite in the charreada.
Bill Pickett is credited with bringing steer wrestling to the American rodeo. His technique involved jumping on the steer's back, biting his lip, and throwing it to the ground via the horns.