Category archives for: Bull Riding

Kaylynn Pellam Bucks Expectations

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Waving one hand in the air, blood pumping with adrenaline, 21-year-old California cowgirl Kaylynn Pellam whirls astride a spinning bull. She doesn’t make the eight seconds required to qualify her for the next round, and flies to the ground. But she dusts herself off and prepares to ride another day. “God made dirt, and dirt […]

Bull Market in Anaheim

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Spectators showed up in droves for the Anaheim Invitational, the third event in the “Built Ford Tough Bull Riding Series,” nearly filling the Honda Center, Jan. 21–22. Silvano Alves took top honors in the championship round on a bull named Hawaiian Ivory, and had the highest point average for the four rounds: 946.25, with total […]

Bravo for the Brave Charros and Bulls!

Steer roping is a popular charro event. (Photo by Locus-Ford/MicroArtisans)

The charro arena, located at the west end of the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center in Lake View Terrace, is normally a quiet, dusty, even mysterious place. But on July 25 it was anything but. Five hours of fast action, south-of-the-border family entertainment featuring brave bulls, charros y charras, song, brass bands and mariachi strings, and, of course, gorgeous Spanish […]

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