Luke drops his cowboy hat at a rodeo that Sophia is at. This leads to them dating. Eventually, Sophia asks Luke to chose her or bull riding.
Ira shares his old love letters with Sophia which encourages her to stick out her relationship with Luke.
Luke has always known bull riding and he is good at it, but now Sophia wants Luke to choose her over bull riding. Because of an accident Luke had. Luke was riding a bull and got hurt and the doctors said he should never ride again. Luke has to choose.
Sophia was an art student at college she and Luke went to an exhibit and Luke realizes maybe they aren´t very much alike. Sophia turns to Ira for advice about whether continue their relationship or not but she really loves him. An accident Luke had while at a rodeo. Luke was riding a bull the doctors told him he should never ride again. Luke has to choose his love of bull riding over his relationship with Sophia. Luke and Sophia get into a big fight over this.
Luke chooses to ride again and his bull riding career not telling Sophia about it. He risks losing her if she finds out. She finds out they grow apart.
Luke rode the bull that nearly killed him one last time. That´s was when he gave his bull rope to a little boy at the rodeo after his last ride. When he did he chose Sophia over his bull riding career.