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Team Ropers

The Cactus Craft: GM Josh Johnson

General Manager Josh Johnson navigates new waters for Cactus Saddlery as the company crafts better gear to serve its customers.

Rope Horse Care

There Will Never Be Another Scooter

Charles Pogue's iconic Scooter was a four-legged wonder.

Team Ropers

Cowboy-Era Maker: Cotton Elliot Bit and Spurs

Texas bit and spur maker Cotton Elliott learned the old ways of the craft but embraces both the challenges and the opportunities of doing business in this modern world.

Rope Horses

The Pitzer Legacy: Jim Brinkman and the Family Tradition That Helped Shape the Horse Market

Jim Brinkman and his wife, Tana, are living the Pitzer Ranch legacy started by Jim’s grandfather Howard Pitzer in the Sandhills of north central Nebraska in Ericson. They work alongside their grown children—son Sam and his wife, Kendra; and daughter Sarah and her husband, Lane Larreau—and run horses and cattle per family tradition. Plenty of team roping time is built into the Pitzer Ranch work schedule.

Rope Horse Care

How Kollin VonAhn Keeps His Horses in World Championship Shape

Two-time World Champion Heeler Kollin VonAhn's feeding regimen.

Team Roping Gear

Andy Holcomb’s Head Horse Tie-Down Theory

Understanding Tie-Downs Andy Holcomb explains when and how he uses a nylon noseband.

Rope Horses

Petska’s Chumley’s Road to Gold

Cory Petska's tie-downless wonder Chumley was just what he needed to get to gold.

Team Roping Gear

OLD SCHOOL: Brad Lund’s Matlock Rose Combination Hackamore

When Brad Lund feels a horse getting behind the bridle in the box, he pulls an old-school Matlock Rose combination hackamore out of his toolbox.

Team Roping Gear

New NRS Ladies Boots to Kick Off Spring

The NRS Women's Rios Ride Ready boots are a Spring essential.


Futurity Heavyweight Andy Holcomb

Meet Andy Holcomb, the West Coast trainer zeroing in on aged ropings.

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