Author - Chris Smith

Chris is a 5th generation native of Arizona. His family arrived in Arizona in 1877 and has farmed, ranched and rodeoed for each of those 5 generations. He was raised in a rodeo family and still competes in rodeos across the southwest in the team-roping event and is beginning to introduce his children to the cowboy lifestyle. Having been around cowboys and their stories for most of his life, Chris is a storyteller at heart.

Roping Mindset

One of the first goals I set when I started really trying to improve my roping was to get to the point where I expected to catch two feet every time I backed into the...