Brad Scott, second from left, had lots of tips for these budding bull-riders at his clinic. He is standing with champion and instructor of bull riding Warren Norton of Goulburn and Dave Murphy from Craigie Bombala who is a member of Cooma's Rodeo committee and organized the riding school. Some of the hopefuls are Wade, Harry and Ben, with youngsters Jayden, Clayton and Troy.
Organiser and instructor David Murphy shows how riding a bull could be done on the weekend.
Out of gate three and trying to hang on while bull riding is Tremain Seymour.
Paul Herman from East Maitland participated in the bull riding school.
As the excitement builds for the Cooma Rodeo on this weekend, last weekend an enthusistic group got tips from the professionals about how to ride bulls.
A Bull Riding and Bull Fighting School was held at the Cooma Showground on the weekend to help entrants prepare for the thrills and spills of the Rodeo.
Brad Scott and Warren Norton took the eager group of rodeo hopefuls through some skills and techniques with the aim to reduce risk and improve their success.