List of Bull Riding Schools

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Bull riding is a popular rodeo sport that entails riding a bull for a minimum of eight seconds while the bull is trying to buck you off. There are several bull riding schools around the country for individuals who are interested in learning the art of bull riding.

Sankey Rodeo Schools

Sankey Rodeo Schools is based out of Branson, Missouri, and was started by Lyle Sankey. Sankey Rodeo Schools offer affordable bull riding lessons to both beginning and experienced riders. The lessons are taught by professional instructors. Professional bull riding equipment is available for use by all of the students free of charge. The classes detail vital information including how to identify quality gear, dismounting techniques, riding skills and bucking chute procedures. Practice and drill routines are frequently conducted.

Sankey Rodeo Schools

3943 Sycamore Church Road

Branson, MO 65616


Gary Leffew Bull Riding School

Leffew Bull Riding World is home to the Gary Leffew Bull Riding School in Santa Maria, California. The Gary Leffew Bull Riding School offers coaching and training for bull riding that focuses on the individual's mental attitude, and also on observation of the finest bull riders in history. The classes are taught by bull riding professionals who maintain constant observations over the students during their rides and drills. The school is run and operated by Gary Leffew (with the help of his two sons, Brett and Judd), who was the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association's World Champion bull rider in 1970.

Gary Leffew Bull Riding School

PO Box 5175

Santa Maria, CA 93456


Let R Buck Bull Riding School

Let R Buck Bull Riding School is a family-owned and run establishment that is based in New Canaan, Connecticut. Let R Buck Bull Riding School is owned by JW Gowan, who has been riding bulls for approximately three decades. The school caters to individuals both old and young, and offers intensive courses that focus on course riding, training exercises and drills. Riders from the school compete at rodeo events all over the United States, including the Professional Bull Riders World Cup. The overall theme of the bull riding school is the "Cowboy Way of Life."

Let R Buck Bull Riding School

210 S. Canaan Road

Canaan, CT 06018