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)

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