On June 16, 2017, the Superior Court of Québec rendered a judgment authorizing Université de Montréal Law Professor Alain Roy to document the treatment of animal beings used during the rodeos in Montréal and St-Tite. During the 20 rodeos in August and September, a three person team representing Professor Roy shot 135 hours of videos of horse and bull riding, steer wrestling, calf roping and barrel races.
Professor Roy’s Full Report dated February 2018 (690 pages – 78.91 MB).
Press Release and Accompanying Video (1 min., 30 sec.) from Professor Alain Roy, dated April 11, 2018.
Comments on the data from veterinarians and ethologists (PDF – 200 KB)
Major Report Concludes That Rodeos Are Illegal In Québec (PDF – 230 KB)