Come face to face with rodeo's biggest challenge in the ultimate bullfighting adventure.
Discover the breath-taking art of being a rodeo clown as you learn to distract the bull with daring displays of courage and tenacity. Find out how it feels to face one of Man's biggest foes as you are placed right in the center of the action. You'll be trained by some of the best rodeo performers in the industry on an intensive three day course that includes theoretical instruction and lots of practical training. During a highly structured professional program, you'll be matched with livestock suited to your age, athletic ability and energy levels.
This experience is the real deal and is not for the feint-hearted. Are you ready to take the bull by the horns?
Live your dream of being a rodeo cowboy under the expert instruction of one of only four men in the world to have qualified for the National Rodeo Finals in Bare Back, Saddle Bronc, and Bull Riding.
Your experience is recorded throughout and available to purchase at the end of the adventure.
Participants will have full use of the complete line of rodeo equipment free of charge, although you must provide your own suitable riding boots.
The Bull Fighting School takes place on regular dates throughout the year, typically every three months.
The next available dates are:
Oct 7th – 9th 2011
Oct 5th – 7th 2012
The course is divided into three days.
The day starts promptly at 8am
Every student is fitted in their gear and the equipment is set up and tuned.
Professional instructors help you hone your skills and sharpen your focus, regardless of your experience. You will be taken through a wide variety of drills and practice routines, supplemented with staff lectures, demonstrations, and reviews of the various aspects of the bucking chute procedure. Every aspect of rodeo will be covered including riding skills, dismounts and techniques.
You’ll spend the afternoon putting your skills to the test on real livestock. There’s no limit to the number of heads you can ride.
Review and Debriefing
Your day will finish with open ended evening classroom sessions covering all aspects of rodeo. Find out what it takes to be successful in the rodeo business including wisely choosing traveling partners, money management, sponsorships, training and conditioning, and where to go with your talent after you’ve graduated from training school.
Days two and three
The rest of the course is spent improving your technique and building on the skills learned on day one. You can ride as much as you wish, with the opportunity to review your performance with instructors in between each session. Video recordings of your rides will be used as a basis for reviewing your improvement.
There’s no time limit – you can keep riding or rest. Nobody works by the hour and your guides will stay with you until you are finished.
State of the art equipment is used to supplement your riding. You’ll be trained using ‘Il Toro’ the latest and most exceptional bull riding training unit ever built.