Young rodeo sheep rider gets mutton busted [VIDEO]

Apparently Mutton Bustin’ is a sport akin to bull riding where little kids hang on to sheep for dear life.  

And at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo on Monday night, two tykes duked it out for big Bustin’ bragging rights. 

The winner hung on to his wooly companion for a full 20 seconds. 

The next rider got mutton chopped: tripped up on her own sheep and ending up with a face full of dirt. 

You’re either Mutton Bustin’ or Mutton Busted (though the five-year-old still ended up in second place). 

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H/t ABC13 via Deadspin