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Madrid Recortadores a good alternative to Bullfighting.

Madrid Recortadores, A Bloodless Spectacle in Madrid.

In the heart of Madrid, where the passion for bullfighting runs deep, a unique and thrilling spectacle offers a different perspective on this age-old tradition. Known as “recortadores,” this bloodless form of bullfighting is gaining popularity and changing perceptions about the relationship between humans and bulls in the arena.

bloodless bullfighting

Madrid Recortadores.  When Bullpen is open, the beast is in the arena and the pasion and adreline flows inside of Recortadores. A bloodless show where people do his best performance facing the bull to get a position in the big final. As a result is getting popular againt the traditional Madrid bullfighting. A man leaping a bull is always amazing.

What is a Madrid recotadores show?

Recortadores are a form of bullfighting that emphasizes skill, agility, and daring rather than the traditional combat and killing of the bull. Originating in Spain, this spectacle involves participants—referred to as “recortadores”—performing acrobatic maneuvers and daring dodges to evade the charging bull. Unlike the matadors in traditional bullfights, recortadores do not use capes or swords. Instead, they rely on their quick reflexes and physical prowess to avoid the bull’s horns.

The Madrid recortadores contest is a bullfighting show where participants face several bulls or heifers, in turns, and make all kinds of tricks, jumps and bankruptcies on the animal, in order to participate in the bull at the last moment and risk the maximum to take the trophy.

Recortadores Madrid

There is a judge to evaluate each member. Its a fine art, they have to do it with art, risk and emotions. Its is not a sport it is a pasion. 

However, a good bullfighting alternative can be the activity of the so-called trimmers, bullfighters who only with their body (or simple gadgets such as capes or sticks like poles) perform skillful pirouettes before the onslaught of bulls or heifers (calling the bull of front, going out to meet him and cut the trip face and going backwards); jumps over (the angel, feet together, the rifle or the mortal), or lateral bankruptcies (wait for the arrival of the bull and deceive him with a waist movement, still waiting for his onslaught or the race going out to meet him), being the best cut is that the bullfighter remains more stopped after passing the bull.

How old is it?

A type of bullfighting of centuries-old tradition in Spain (the first bullfighting in popular festivities in streets or bullfights), there are also competitions to name the best trimmers (in value, fitness and sportsmanship).

While bull recortadores may seem like a modern innovation, the tradition dates back centuries. Historical records suggest that similar events were held in the 18th and 19th centuries, where young men would demonstrate their bravery and agility by confronting bulls without the intent to kill. The modern revival of this tradition can be seen as a response to growing concerns about animal welfare and the ethical considerations surrounding traditional bullfighting.

Bullfight Madrid demonstration
Recortadores Demonstaration

In Madrid, the recortadores events are typically held in the same iconic arenas that host conventional bullfights, such as the Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas. These events attract large crowds, eager to witness the breathtaking stunts and the intense interplay between man and beast.

Where can you see Madrid Recortadores?

To get the full experience, visit our fighting bull ranch. We offer the chance to see recortadores in action up close. You can witness the training and dedication that goes into each performance. CampoToro provide a deeper understanding of this unique Spanish tradition.

If you are in Madrid, do not miss a recortadores show. It is an exciting and humane alternative to traditional bullfighting. For an even richer experience, visit a brave bull ranch. See the beauty and bravery of both the bulls and the recortadores in their natural setting.

Enjoy the thrill, admire the skill, and appreciate the respect for animals. A visit to our brave bull ranch will give you memories to last a lifetime.

Madrid Bull experiences

In conclusion, If you come with us, you will have the chance to live a real bull experience. You can always add to your experience:

  • Horse farm experience, visit a horse farm and learn about the horses.

But we will give you our best advices and trainning to do it. This is really an unique experience, that you have to do it with real experts, in a great ranch, in the north of Madrid. 

We have shows of Madrid recortadores all year with Spanish champions of Recortes. Its one of the best Madrid bullfighting experiences. We can offer you more experiences like:

Mail us to campotoro.es@gmail.com and ask about our bull experiences.

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