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New Blood: Incentives Like Riata Buckle Fuel Rope Horse Market

Thoughts from owners, trainers and breeders entering the futurity fray.

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The Reach

Throwing a long line to the horns is nuanced. In history, five bombers have helped make it pay money.

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When Team Roping Was Team Tying

For decades across the country (except in California), your rope was tied on hard and fast at both ends. Here’s an inside look at the era that lasted until the mid-1970s.

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J.D. Yates Retains Hot Streak in Rapid City

J.D. Yates and Peppys Stylin Lena handily won the average at the Badlands Bits and Spurs 5-6-year-old maturity.

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John Philipp Dominates to Repeat Badlands Heeling Title and Earn $28K

John Philipp gets the win on South-Dakota-bred Sugar Reyy in 2022.

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Shane Philipp Wins 5-6-Year-Old Heading Futurity on PR Tari Dracula

In the 5 and 6-year-old Badlands Bits and Spurs heading futurity, Shane Phillips defeated J.D. Yates, with the help of his brother and borrowed heel horse from Yates.

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Queen Reigns Supreme

Trevor Brazile wins Badlands heading futurity aboard Big Time Movie Star "Queen."

Rope Horse Care

The Longest-Lasting Heel Horses of All Time

Horses that set the most steers down.

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The 411 on Rodeoing in Canada

The Calgary Stampede team roping is called the Rocky Mountain Cup for the first time as part of its July 2022 event.

Rope Horses

Lions of Longevity: Pros Weigh In on the Magic Sticks With Staying Power

A look at the elite head horses that have stood the test of time...

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