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- ‘Once the bulldogger lands on his feet, he must either stop the forward motion of the steer or change the steer's direction of travel before he can legally throw the steer to the ground with all four feet and the nose lying in the same direction.’
- ‘Often competing in Arizona, Colorado, and Wyoming as well as other western states, he was a world champion rodeo bulldogger for several years.’
- ‘The bulldogger eases down the right side of horse, reaching for the steer's horns with his hands.’
- ‘If the bulldogger breaks the barrier before the steer reaches his head start, a 10-second penalty is assessed.’
- ‘These shows features all types of women performers - sharpshooters, trick riders, racers, bulldoggers, and ropers.’
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