The bullfight, as it is practiced today, involves professional bullfighter, who execute various formal moves which have a meaning, or at least a name, according to the bullfighter’s style or school. It has been alleged that bullfighter seek to elicit inspiration and art from their work and an emotional connection with the crowd transmitted through the bull. The close proximity places the bullfighter at risk of being gored or trampled by the bull. After the bull has been hooked multiple times behind the shoulder by other bullfighter in the sand, the bullfight usually concludes with the killing of the bull, ideally by a single sword thrust, which is called the thrust.Sometimes, the life of the bull is spared due to his braveness once the animal has been treated, it is returned to live in the grassland.
A special bread of cattle, is used for bullfighting, and the bulls involved must be bread in large ranches, in conditions as similar as possible to the way they would behave in the wild.