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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.

Team Roping Gear

Winning the World with a Gordy Alderson Bit

Junior Nogueira's Gordy Alderson Chain Port

Rope Horses

Why Running-Bred Head Horses WORK

Rope Horses

Where Did That $200K Head Horse Come From?

Brooke Wilson sold the 2013 gelding Sportin Roscoe to Colorado header Shayne O'Hotto at the Horse Sale at Rancho Rio for $200,000. Here's how that chestnut gelding came to bring near-record money.

Rhen Richard Hankies version

Rope Horses

Richard and Hankies Version Add ARHFA Sun Circuit Heading Title to Resume

Rhen Richard continues his rope horse futurity hot streak with a win at the Arizona Sun Circuit on the 5-year-old gelding Hankies Version.

Team Roping Gear

Headgear Hints: Finding the Right Tie-Down for Your Team Roping Horse

You want every little advantage when the money’s up. So why not tweak your headgear until it helps your horse perform his absolute best? Here are the pros’ takes on the types of tie-downs they like and why.

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