Location: 8154 Garman Rd Burbank, Ohio 44214 I/71 Exit 204 Rt 83
Date: Saturday & Sunday, June 1 and June 2 2019
Time: Saturday 10:00a.m. – Sunday 10:00 a.m.
Meals: Saturday – Lunch & Dinner*, Sunday – Lunch*

Tuition: $400.00
Ground School Education Only, NO BULLS: $150.00
Deposit Required: $50.00 (NON-REFUNDABLE) by May 7, to reserve your space

Age Requirements: 18 & over, you will need to sign the waiver of liability and provide valid ID.

Under 18, you will need to be accompanied during the school by custodial parent or legal guardian; or, if parent or guardian is not going to be present, you will need to bring the Waiver of Liability signed by custodial parent and notarized. Contact [email protected] to obtain the waiver. We are unable to make any exceptions for participants under 18. Valid ID will be required.

Equipment: You must have cowboy boots with a heel.

  • If you have bull riding gear bring it
  • For those without gear, we will provide it.
  • Part of our education will cover proper gear/equipment to purchase: bull rope, spurs, vest, etc.

Agenda: Saturday 10:00 a.m

Ground School
1. Mental Attitude
2. Stretching/strengthening, etc.
3. Stationary barrel/Mighty Buckey
4. Proper equipment

The Skill of Bull Riding
1. Chute procedure
2. Riding techniques
3. Dismount knowledge
4. Let’s RIDE
5. Your rides will be video-taped – one on one playback

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.

1. Review
3. Video Tape – one on one playback
4. Lunch
5. More bulls

Lodging: Hotel ¼ mile from the Ranch. Trucks with campers welcome. We also recommend:
Hawthorn Suites 330-769-5025 –7 miles from the ranch.
If you mention Buckin’ Ohio bull riding school, they will give you a discounted rate.
Questions: Call Creekbend Ranch /Buckin’ Ohio, 330-624-7205
Check out Bull Riding School at www.buckinohio.com.

Your Instructors for Creekbend Ranch/Buckin’ Ohio Bull Riding School

Shawn Thorsell:

Former Professional Bull Rider
International Finals Rodeo (IFR) Qualifier
Stock contractor; bucking stock breeder
Production Manager for Buckin’ Ohio bull riding events

Professional bull riders will be instructing and working side by side with you.

No better teacher than one who is experienced…

*If you will be accompanied by a friend or family member and the friend or family member wishes to eat with you here during the school, there is a $10.00 charge per meal. We will need to know in advance in order to plan for food. Also, there are fast food and other restaurants approximately ½ mile from the ranch.