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What is a picador in bullfighting?

Updated: 10/20/2022
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The picador is a horse-mounted member of the matador's cuadrilla. It is his job to push the point (puya) of a lance into the bull's tossing muscle. This cause the bull to lower its head and concentrate his charge more, with less tossing of the head. It serves notice to the bull that this is no game and is a serious fight. It also makes the work of the matador a bit easier.

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