Author: Julie Mankin

Can I Get a Rerun?
What you need to know about getting a rerun, before you need to know it.
Steve Orth on The Spooks Dun Time
Ready to Go: How Futurities Are Changing the Market
The latest rope horse futurities have trainers adjusting, and buyers looking younger.
Backyard Baddies
Dominating ropers of the ’80s spurred the sport into a business.
Patches Everywhere
Rope companies discuss today’s endorsement contracts.
Stallion Incentives Kirby Blankenship
reaching roping
The Reach
Throwing a long line to the horns is nuanced. In history, five bombers have helped make it pay money.
Team Tying
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.
yates heeling
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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