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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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    Don’t Add Fuel To The Activist Fire

    As ropers and rodeo athletes, we are readily aware that animal rights activist groups like PETA and The Humane Society of The United States (HSUS) are not fans of our sport. You may have seen a protest on your way into the rodeo grounds, or if you’re like me, had an activist tell you that […]

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    Common Feeding Mistakes We All Make (And We Know Better!)

    Proper nutrition for our rope horses is one of the most important factors in keeping our horses looking and feeling great. As horse owners we tend to get so wrapped up in perfecting our horse’s diets that we let these 5 basics fall to the wayside. Mistake #1: Not making forage a priority Forages (pasture […]

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    Things Team Ropers Say

    So, you wanna be a team roper?  You have gone out and bought the boots, hat, and horse.  You have yourself a truck and trailer.  You’ve got a rope bag full of ropes, rubber on your saddle horn and you are ready to snap some necks and cash some checks!  But before you ride into […]

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    Stock Contractors: The Unsung Heroes

    You see them at every roping or rodeo you go to. They’re pretty easy to pick out. They are the guy or gal with their jeans covered in mud and muck, shirt half untucked, pen in their mouth, sorting stick in one hand, draw sheet in the other. They are running back and forth from […]

  • Consistency Quiz 1

    Roping Consistency Analysis Tool 12% Are you a man or a woman? (The reason for asking, is because men & women tend to suffer from different Consistency Killers…)MAN/WOMEN CHOICE I’m a ManI’m a WomanWhat is your age range? AGE CHOICESOver 50Between 30-50In my 20’sUnder 20AGE CHOICES – WOMENOver 50Between 30-50In my 20’sUnder 20Are you a […]