Learning to ride a bull like a pro

Some students learned how to protect themselves after falling from their bulls.

Photo by Al Camp
Some students learned how to protect themselves after falling from their bulls.



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Shane Proctor (center) gets students to stretch in a portion of the Nespelem Rodeo Arena on April 4.

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Shane Proctor explains the importance of knowing the history of bull riding, from the bulls to the riders.

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Dixon Fehlman, 15, Malta, Idaho, gets his bull riding rope ready.

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Shane Proctor works with Cora Diehl of Tonasket on here positioning to ride a bull.

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Instructing or helping at this year’s ninth annual Shane Proctor Bull and Steer Riding School are (from left) Garrett Smith, Markus Mariluch, Derek Kolbaba and Austin Covington.

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This ranch dog proved to be a great motivator in getting bulls to leave the arena.

— Amateur and professional bull riders converged at the Nespelem Rodeo Arena on April 3-4 for the ninth annual Shane Proctor Bull and Steer Riding School.

Proctor, a Lake Roosevelt graduate and 2011 PRCA World Champion bull rider, puts on the school for those ages 12-18 who want to learn to ride a bull...

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