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Clay Smith Group Roping Lesson

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Group Roping Lesson with World Champion Clay Smith

Clay Smith walks us through an entire practice session with a large group of ropers of different abilities as he helps them work on their craft.

Facing Team Roping Trevor Brazile

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Here’s How Headers Should Finish a Run When the Roping is Flagged on the Heels

Please: Don’t stop forward motion or turn up the arena to the catch pen.

Dummy Roping Clay Smith

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Full Ground Dummy Roping Session with Two-Time World Champion Header Clay Smith

Get a full dummy roping lesson from two-time World Champion Clay Smith in this instructional video brought to you by ADM Animal Nutrition.

Bubba Buckaloo

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A Header’s Final Practice Before a Big Roping with Bubba Buckaloo

Bubba Buckaloo addresses squatting in the box and facing in practice, as well as how often he likes to score.

scoring team roping

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Changing Times on the Scoring Front

Scoring is still about timing with you and your horse, but the new generation of ropers are throwing when they hit the barrier. 

Jennings Photography

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How to Win in Team Roping: Headers’ Edition

Heading Edition In the lower divisions, what specific skills separate the consistent winners from the rest of the pack? We surveyed the industry’s leaders and top producers for their seasoned perspectives.

Clay Smith Win-A-Day

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Give Yourself Some Slack

In this instructional video, brought to you by ADM Animal Nutrition, World Champion Header Clay Smith talks about having extra slack when practicing on the dummy.

Steer Steps Left

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Keeping Control When a Steer Steps Left

Keeping your horse in his lane when a steer steps left is key to helping the run come together faster.

Jake Barnes Loop Size Team Roping Journal

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Finding the Perfect Loop-Size Fit

Loop size should be adjusted based on scenarios and horn size. 

Andrew Ward Team Roping Journal

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Preparing to Win: Building a Solid Foundation for Success

Andrew Ward discusses the importance of practicing every possible situation in order to be prepared for success.

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