Dallas LaPointe is pinned to the ground by Baby Blue during the freestyle bullfighting event in Stettler for the 10th Annual Stettler Steel Stampede June 7. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

Cowboys face off with bulls in freestyle event

WATCH: Stettler’s 10th Annual Steel Wheel Stampede kicks off

Stettler’s 10th Annual Steel Wheel Stampede kicked off June 7 and featured freestyle bullfighting.

The stampede continues Friday and Saturday with the rodeo both days at 6:30 p.m.

More to come.

 

A bull chases Brody Tattrie during the freestyle bullfighting event in Stettler for the 10th Annual Stettler Steel Stampede June 7. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

Aaron Mercer fighting a bull during the freesylte event at Stettler’s Steel Wheel Stampede June 7. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

Aaron Mercer, 26, fighting a bull during the freestyle event at Stettler’s Steel Wheel Stampede June 7. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

Aaron Mercer fighting a bull during the freestyle event at Stettler’s Steel Wheel Stampede June 7. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

Aaron Mercer during the freestyle event at Stettler’s Steel Wheel Stampede June 7. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

Dallas LaPointe is pinned to the ground by Baby Blue during the freestyle bullfighting event in Stettler for the 10th Annual Stettler Steel Stampede June 7. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

A bull chases Walker Hutton during the freestyle bullfighting event in Stettler for the 10th Annual Stettler Steel Stampede June 7. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

Austen Meston during a freestyle bullfighting event at Stettler’s 10th Annual Steel Wheel Stampede June 7. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

Austen Meston during a freestyle bullfighting event at Stettler’s 10th Annual Steel Wheel Stampede June 7. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

Austen Meston, 22, during a freestyle bullfighting event at Stettler’s 10th Annual Steel Wheel Stampede June 7. Meston was selected to go to Houston for bullfighter development camp. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

Austen Meston during a freestyle bullfighting event at Stettler’s 10th Annual Steel Wheel Stampede June 7. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)

Just Posted

Ride to Reynolds Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin

Smoky but awesome event celebrates everything ‘motorcycles;’ open Sat. Aug. 18 to 4 p.m.

Planning request in County of Wetaskiwin changed at last minute

County of Wetaskiwin council balks at changes that weren’t made public

MLA Smith meets Harper, Scheer at Calgary Stampede

Thorsby alumnus Chad Harden competes at the big rodeo

Letter: P.M. needs to do real work

Wetaskiwin writer says apologizing isn’t a job

Breton RCMP seek motorist who may have witnessed crime

Breton RCMP requesting public assistance in identifying suspects of break and enter

‘We will not forget:’ Thousands attend funeral fallen Fredericton officers

Hundreds of officials marched in the parade, which included massed band, several police motorcycles

WATCH: Pioneer Days runs all weekend at Sunnybrook Farm

Red Deerians brave the smoke to celebrate Sunybrook’s biggest event

Canadians believe in immigration but concerned about asylum seekers: study

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada paid for study to understand Canadian attitudes

These are the highest-paid actresses of 2018

In its list released this week Forbes said all 10 earned a total of $186 million before tax

Ponoka’s Ronnie Racing wins Hot August Night

About 15,000 people filled the Castrol Raceway stands at the motorsports complex

Vintage vehicle subject of RCMP search

Two Hills RCMP seek to identify owner of recovered 1940’s vehicle

Canada’s tax system unfairly favours wealthy, poll of CRA auditors suggests

Four of every five respondents think loopholes and tax credits built into the system benefit the rich

Banff’s Sunshine ski resort upset with proposed guidelines from Parks Canada

The plan would allow for more visitors but wouldn’t let Sunshine build additional facilities

Publication ban lifted on details about Fredericton shooting that killed 4

Judge lifts publication ban on court documents related to the Fredericton shooting

Most Read