Rejoneador

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Rejoneadores during the paseillo
Pablo Hermoso de Mendoza

Rejoneador (Spanish pronunciation: [rexoneaˈðor], pl. rejoneadores; "lancer") is the name given to a bullfighter who fights the bull on horseback. The rejoneo is a form of bullfighting in Portugal and in Spanish bullfighting.

Cavaleiro and bull

Popular culture[edit]

Mounted bullfighting is featured as a central theme in John Derek's 1984 romantic drama Bolero. Lead character played by Bo Derek and the male protagonist played by Fabio Testi are rejoneadores;[1] the actors were body-doubled by rejoneador brothers Ángel and Rafael Peralta.[2]

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