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Travis Graves' Drill: Holding On To Your Rope

Travis Graves' Drill: Holding On To Your Rope

Heeling drill from X Factor Roping with Travis Graves read more

Round 2: Tryan and Corkill Stay Dominant in ERA Competition

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Clay Tryan and Jade Corkill win Round 2 and are the team to beat heading into the final day of ERA competition for 2016. read more

Clay O'Brien Cooper On What It Takes to Make it in Rodeo

Kendra Santos
Clay O'Brien Cooper says it takes talent and work ethic to make it in rodeo. read more

Short-Strided vs. Long-Strided Head Horses with Tyler Wade

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NFR qualifier and Cheyenne champ Tyler Wade talks about adjusting to different styles of head horses. read more

Leather Care: Innovative Solutions to Restore, Maintain, and Protect Leather

Leather tack and equipment is an important investment in any equestrian sport – and proper care not only keeps it looking great, but also helps it last longer.  Over time, dirt and grime... read more

Hip Control on Heel Horses with JoJo LeMond

LeMond talks about controlling a green heel horse's hips for X Factor Roping. read more

Finding Your Target with Ryan Motes

Bob Welch
One of the most important parts of heeling is understanding what you’re looking at and what you’re throwing at, ERA heeler Ryan Motes says. read more

Position When Heeling on a Longer-Strided Horse with Clay Logan

Clay Logan talks about how to manipulate your position to ride a longer-strided heel horse read more

Lari Dee Guy Breaks Down Correct Hand Position in Heading Swing

WPRA World Champion Lari Dee Guy talks about swinging with your hand in the correct area to deliver your rope to improve accuracy heading. read more

A Finalist’s Mental Approach with Kollin VonAhn

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Kollin VonAhn won the College National Finals Rodeo heeling for Ryan Carter in 2005, and since then he’s won three Wrangler National Finals Rodeo average titles and two gold buckles. He knows a thing or two about making the best of things at the end, and his mental approach to a high-pressure situation plays a big part in that. read more

How to Get Chad Masters' Snappy Head Loop

Masters talks about head loop fundamentals. read more

End of Summer Blow-Out Special $500 Off from Southwest Equine

Arena package includes 150x240 roping arena, chutes, boxes, holding pens and more read more

Sled Work for Kids (and Adults, too!) with Travis Graves

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Working on a sled, like the Heel-O-Matic, can really improve a young heeler’s key skills—first and foremost position, followed by timing and dallying. The sled allows you to slow it down and work on everything in a controlled environment. read more

Charly Crawford's First Swing

Breaking down a header's first swing in team roping from X Factor Roping. read more

How to Throw Faster with Lari Dee Guy

X Factor Roping goes to Guy's Abilene, Texas, ranch to talk about throwing faster when heading in team roping. read more

World Series of Team Roping

Where-To-Rope Guide


9/15; ACTRA Roping, Brown’s Valley, (530) 701-9456 9/28; WSTR Qualifier, Norco, (909) 223-1215 10/26; WSTR Qualifier, Riverside, (909) 223-1215
11/29-12/1; Maui Classic, Makawao, (254) 968-0002
9/1-2; ACTRA Roping, Sparks, (775) 848-9387 9/4; ACTRA Roping, Reno, (618) 670-4963 9/7; ACTRA Roping, Gardnerville, (775) 781-8861 9/7; ACTRA Roping, Fernley, (775) 690-4560 10/5; ACTRA Roping, Fallon, (775) 690-4560
8/31; ACTRA Roping, Stanfield, (541) 571-1373 8/31; ACTRA Roping, Hermiston, (541) 571-1373 8/31; ACTRA Roping, Terrebonne, (541) 815-3811 9/1; ACTRA Roping, Terrebonne, (541) 815-3811 9/7; WSTR Qualifier, Pendleton, (406) 360-2225
9/7; ACTRA Roping, Colville, (509) 680-2145 9/14; ACTRA Roping, Deer Park, (509) 951-0461 9/15; ACTRA Roping, Sunnyside, (509) 945-0422 10/6; ACTRA Roping, Sunnyside, (509) 945-0422 10/7; ACTRA Roping, Colville, (509) 680-2145


9/13-14; GCPRA Rodeo Sept., Holbrook, (254) 968-0002 9/21; GCPRA Rodeo Sept., Duncan, (254) 968-0002 9/21-22; Navajo Nation Championships, Window Rock, (254) 968-0002 10/5; GCPRA Rodeo Oct., Wilcox, (254) 968-0002

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