We talk a lot about mental game in team roping. How to zero in on the horns. How to follow the inside leg around the corner. How to use the pressure of the moment to drive you, and not to stifle you. Our coach Clay Cooper just released his DVD on the Jackpot Anxiety Cure. My
Last week was the 2019 Bob Feist Invitational. This roping is a classic and a favorite of many. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to attend this year. However, I still worked Roping.com’s social media feed from the event from my home in Texas. I was sitting over the weekend and realized just how amazing that was.
Not every team roper gets to run at over $200,000 at the World Series of Team Roping Finale. Only a handful get to win. Even fewer win twice in the same year. Hank Robins, a header from Utah, did just that at the 2018 World Series Finale. Hank grew up on his family’s angus ranch.
Bob Freeman and Nick Sartain: Winners of the 2018 #12 Ariat World Series of Team Roping Finale So many times, we let our competitive nature get the best of us. We get too worried about “I need to catch. I need to win. I need to be fast.” But this sport is called team roping
Recently, I got to talk with a longtime family friend who just happens to be the newest addition to the Roping.com coaching team. Known around the world as everything from Clay O, Clay O’Brien, and Clay Cooper to the full length Clay O’Brien Cooper, it’s no secret that Clay is a pretty big deal. But
Making History As Women’s History Month comes to an end, I thought it would be fitting to round out the month by reminding you that an amazing group of women made history this month by competing in the very first year of Breakaway Roping at RFD TV’s The American in the first year. While I
When I first got to AT&T Stadium, I found the tucked away media entrance and had my bag searched. I looked around and was so excited to see such a massive place being filled with true rodeo fans and competitors. I joined the group of press and media contributors in the elevator. We were then
I have sold quite a few rope horses in my time. I have bought quite a few also. It used to be that you would go to jackpot and tell someone that you were looking for a new main mount and word would pass through the roping community like wildfire. But now we live in the
2018. A year where you can buy, sell, or trade just about anything on Facebook. It used to be if you wanted to sell a horse, you told a friend, who told a friend, who told their brother’s cousin’s sister-in-law’s uncle. From there, a person would come try the horse and a handshake sealed the