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Bull Riding at MSG.Dzidzovic(3 of 33).January 16, 2015

Ten-Gallon Garden: Professional Bull Riders Buck Into Town With Spurs On Their Boots

With fanfare usually reserved for rock stars, bull riders, distinctively lithe and lean, strutted onto a dirt floor, which had been an ice rink days before, at Madison Square Garden last Friday night. For the past nine years this event has been about as country as New York City gets—it’s the annual Professional Bull Riders Monster Energy Buck Off, where cowboys in decorative chaps and boots with spurs try to stay on a bucking bull while it rumbles through the arena, a feat often called the most dangerous eight seconds in sports.

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