noun[mass noun] Australian /NZ
A rodeo event in which a rider attempts to stay in the saddle of a bucking horse for a period of eight seconds: [as modifier]: a buckjumping event
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- The travelling buckjumping shows, able to attract large crowds when riders with the grace and showmanship of Lance Skuthorpe were involved, were at their height after 1900.
- In 1944 Lance junior, though injured, won the Australian buckjumping and bulldogging titles.
- Once the war began, uniformed Americans participated in an inter-service contest for buckjumping and bareback riding at Wirth's Circus, Melbourne, in early 1943.
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