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Clay O'Brien Cooper

Getting Where You Need to Be

Developing consistency and control is learned through patience and practice.

Heeling

Riata Buckle Run Breakdown with Dakota Kirchenschlager

How Dakota Kirchenschlager let the work he’s putting in at home speak for itself at the Riata Buckle.

Clay O'Brien Cooper

Winning When You’re Down

Confidence comes easy when you're on a winning streak, but how can team ropers stay positive during a lull?

Nick Sartain Heel-O-Matic

Heeling

Fix Your Shouldering Heel Horse

The Heel-O-Matic allows me to separate my roping from my horsemanship, breaking things down into manageable parts that I can address one at a time. Here’s how I work on a heel horse that wants to be strong through the turn.

Heeler Horsemanship Trevor Brazile

Heeling

The Heeler’s Struggles

I saw an online survey asking ropers what their No. 1 struggle is on the heel side. The most common answer was position, but I have an amendment to that.

Wesley Thorp

Heeling

Taking Your First Shot with Wesley Thorp

Wesley Thorp breaks down his run at the 2022 Spicer Gripp Memorial Roping.

The Spook Dun Time Heel Horse ARHFA Steve Orth

Heeling

Get Your Heel Horse Peddling on the Front End with Steve Orth

Steve Orth shares how he keeps his horses from pegging on the front end.

Heeling

Slowing Down the Run

World Champion Matt Sherwood talks about how he approaches the corner on a horse that needs help through the turn.

hunter koch

Heeling

Handling High-Pressure Situations with Hunter Koch

Hunter Koch explains how he tackles high-pressure situations heeling.

billie jack saebens

Heeling

Spacing Through the Turn with Billie Jack Saebens

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