Aaron Fast, 19, Moundridge, Kan., listens to instructions as he and other young bull riders rosin their ropes on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at Sankey Rodeo School in Rose Hill, Kan. The four-day school sets out to train riders with professional aspirations but also provides the experience to thrill-seekers wanting to check off an item from their "bucket lists."
An anxious bull waits inside a shoot for the gate to be released.
Thomas Tatum, Trenton, Mo., rosins his rope on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at Sankey Rodeo School in Rose Hill, Kan.
Devin Gardner, Lathrop, Mo., takes instruction from Chaz Fish on a practice bull they day before actual riding, Friday, June 10, 2011 at Sankey Rodeo School in Rose Hill, Kan.
Bullfighters in training, Jacob Davidson, 18, Mayetta, Kan., left, and Zac Miller, Estelline, South Dakota, chase each other around an indoor arena with a device designed for bullfighting practice prior to getting in the ring with the real thing.
A gathering of young riders huddle for a prayer asking for safety before a long day at Sankey Rodeo School in Rose Hill, Kan. For many of them Saturday was their first ride on a bull.
Richard Landeros, West Cavina, California, 24, is thrust from the shoot on Saturday during a ride on, June 11, 2011.
Bullfighter in training, Jacob Davidson, 18, Mayetta, Kan., wears the marks of a hard lesson on his face after being trampled by a bull during a practice run at the Sankey Rodeo School in Rose Hill, Kan.
Bullriding instructor Lyle Sankey, top right, and other students at the school watch as a rider hits the dirt during a run on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at Sankey Rodeo School in Rose Hill, Kan.
A dismounted bull charges across the arena.