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Alvin girl all smiles after winning mutton bustin’ at Houston Rodeo

HOUSTON – A girl from Alvin was nothing but smiles after winning Monday night’s mutton bustin’ competition at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Mutton bustin’ is a nightly Rodeo event that requires the children competing to ride across a pen on the back of a sheep. The goal is to stay atop the wooly mammal as long as possible.

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Alyse Wollam kept her balance as her sheep scurried all the way across the pen. She said she had only practiced twice.

“It wasn’t fast enough so I can fall off,” Alyse said when she was asked how she did so well.

Congrats, Alyse.


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