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Is Your Body Movement Costing You Time in the Face?

If you’re moving your shoulders or hips more than you’re moving your horse’s shoulders and hips, you could be giving the steer his head back or keeping the flagger from stopping the run.

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5 Tips for a Successful Delivery with World Champion Team Roping Header Clay Smith

World Champion header Clay Smith's shares step-by-step tips for a seccessful team roping heading delivery.

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How-To: Winning the 2021 Indian National Finals Rodeo Team Roping Short Round with Erich Rogers

Erich Rogers's step-by-step breakdown on how he won the 2021 Indian National Finals Short Round with Aaron Tsinigine.

Your loop should basically be big enough to reach the steer’s horns and be tight from your saddle horn to the steer before you turn off. TRJ File Photo

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Jake Barnes’ Fundamentals of Loop Size

Jake Barnes' tips on finding the right loop size in team roping.

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Get the Edge In Your Roping with Jake Barnes

Jake Barnes and Clay O’Brien Cooper have 56 National Finals Rodeo qualifications and seven NFR average wins between them. They won Rodeo’s Super Bowl together in three different decades—in 1985, 1994 and 2007. Dan Hubbell Photo

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There is No Single Path to Success in Team Roping or Life

How you succeed in roping and in life depends on the gifts you have and how you choose to use them.

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Managing the Horse’s Mind with Lane Ivy

Horses need to learn that the end of the run is the release and the reward for a job well done. Here’s how Lane Ivy instills that in his head horses young and old.

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Swing Angles: Adjusting Your First Swing with Charly Crawford

Charly Crawford explains how to adjust your first swing to go from splitting the horns to clean head catches.

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The Benefits of Boosting Team Morale

Roping.com coach Jake Barnes' advice on the benefits for boosting team morale.

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My Namesake & Great Uncle Jake McClure

Jake Barnes talks about his Great Uncle Jake McClure and his impact on the rodeo world.

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