Does a smaller head horse with quicker strides aid your delivery? Do you need a stout head horse for pulling power? Did you know your horse’s stride affects your swing and your heeler’s timing? Read on for insights from the winningest headers of all time.
Cody Snow breaks down his and Wesley Thorp's seventh round win and the fastest time at the 2019 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.
Jake Barnes shares tips on how you can be the best partner.
Just needing to stop the clock to win can be as high-pressured as needing to be 4.0. Here’s how I approach it.
Tanner Baldwin breaks down his arena record run from the Ellensburg (Washington) Rodeo.
Dustin Bird explains how to hold your horse up in a jackpot scenario.
Clay Tryan is a consistent top-five header and perennial threat for the world title. His secret? Good horses. After his great horse Thumper was retired, he broke out two new greats: Cate, a sorrel mare, and Dew, a bay gelding. His success rides on their performance, so here a few of his tips for keeping head horses sound and working solid.
Pros weigh in on how “the move” sets up your heeler—and how to get it right.
How smoothing out your start and your handle will speed up your runs.
Knowing when to stick it out or when to call it quits with a team roping partner.
Dustin Bird talks about paying close attention to your horse in jackpot or rodeo situations.
The 24-time World Champion Cowboy’s take on horsemanship, team roping and the mental game each month, exclusively in The Team Roping Journal.
Richards shares tips to help with controlling your first swing out of the head box.
From local drawpots to big-time ProAms, headers can help their heelers build confidence and win money.
How and why using your horse can change your roping for the better.
Mote shares three tips on teaching a head horse to rate.
JoJo LeMond's position coming down the arena while heading, from X Factor Roping.
Jake Barnes talks about developing strategy in team roping.