The Charbray breeding is flexible and modern. The (Brahman) bos indicus content can be increased to cope with a harsher environment or similarly, reduced in softer environments. The Regulations of the Society allow breeders to introduce either the Brahman or Charolais breed at any stage of the breeding program to refresh the desired attributes of that respective breed.
The Australian Charbray, are a cross between a Charlolais and a Brahman bull. They were introduced to the US from herds in Mexico, in 1934, becoming popular is 1960. Crossbreeding them with other breeds, improves lines. It is a popular growing breed and it is said to be fast replacing the Hereford breed.
Bodacious, one of the greatest bucking bulls of all time, was inducted in the ProRodeo Hall Of Fame in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on August 14, 1999. Bodacious was the PRCA Bucking Bull of the year in 1994 and 1995; in addition to being named The Bucking Bull at the National Finals Rodeo in 1992, 1994 and 1995. The 1,900-pound Charbray bull injured some of the most talented championship bull riders in the history of the sport.
The Charbray from Australia is a result of blending two breeds, the Charolais and the Brahman.