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The View from the Other Side

A change in perspective can be a humbling—and educational—experience that improves your roping game.

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Jake Barnes’ 12 Keys to Handling Cattle

The secrets of seven-time World Champion Jake Barnes

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. 

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. 

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It’s a Jungle Out There

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The Reaching Revolution

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Both Hands Matter to Every Team Roper

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What’s Your Reason for Roping?

Why do you rope, whether for a living or for fun?

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Head Horse Build

Jake Barnes prioritizes horse performance above all else. But he's learned a thing or two about how conformation can affect performance.

As a header, I judge my handles on how easy I make it on my heeler. TRJ File Photo

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Handling Steers & Helping Your Heeler

Jake Barnes on the importance of handling steers well.

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