CPR's Lesley McClurg on a mechanical bull at the National Western Stock Show

[Photo: CPR/Matt Herz]
You don't need to be a pro cowboy or cowgirl to show off your rodeo skills at this year's National Western Stock Show.

For five bucks, you can ride “El Toro,” the mechanical bull.  

CPR’s Lesley McClurg decided to give it a try, and got a history lesson along the way.