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    My Rope Horse Doesn’t Fit Me!

    I’m sure that every roper has had at least one experience of riding a horse that just doesn’t “fit” them. It’s not that it’s a bad horse, and it really didn’t even do anything wrong, but for whatever reason that horse and you just don’t work. That is why it can be such a hard […]

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    6 Tips For Building And Maintaining Your Roping Arena

    I spend a lot of time in my arena.  Sometimes it’s on my horse and other times it’s on a tractor.  Truth is, the arena is my sanctuary. I take pride in the fact that I have nice ground and a nice setup.  But, I assure you, it didn’t start out that way.  There was […]

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    5 Lies People Need To Stop Telling About Team Ropers

    People seem to have a lot of negative things to say about team ropers.  You know, it’s just something that I can’t wrap my head around because I know for a fact that we are all perfect!  Studies have shown that team ropers are actually the most interesting people on the planet…seriously, Google it…it’s worth […]

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    10 Qualities Of A Great Non-Roping Spouse

    It’s just a fact of life that not everyone in the world is into riding horses and roping steers. And that’s okay. Some of us have significant others that don’t rope with us, but we still love them the same. But these good non-roping spouses can be hard to come by. Being attached to a […]

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    14 Things Every Team Roper Can’t Live Without

    If you’re going to be a team roper, you need to understand that it is a huge investment.  As I am sitting here gazing into my tackroom and around my property, I see what looks like a lot of clutter to the untrained eye, but the fact is that all that clutter is the tools necessary […]

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    Team Roping Mental Game: Learning To Win

    I was talking with a wise cowboy behind the boxes one day, and as we watched a run unfold he said, “That guy has a lot of talent, he just hasn’t figured out how to win yet.” I nodded my head like I knew what he was talking about, but I didn’t have a clue. […]

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    When Snakes Attack!

    It’s that time of year again.  Snakes are coming out of their dens and searching for that first meal of the spring.  It is only March here in Texas and I have already seen over a dozen snakes on my place. I grew up in rattlesnake country.  Our home ranch was nestled way up in […]

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    My Top 4 Requirements In A Head Horse

    I’m a 4 header on my best day. My husband is a 4 header with his eyes closed. What’s worse, my husband is a 7 heeler who schools me every day when it comes to sticking bones. That’s why, when it was time to buy a new head horse for me, I completely trusted my […]

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    Poetry In Motion

    Untitled   His coat glimmered like gold and his head carried just right. For that bit he had in kept him nice and light.   His move in the corner made them higher numbers drool. He scored like a rock; It seemed he had every tool.   He broke hard and even and rated like […]

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