Your stirrup length can affect your ability to control a young horse and ride a good one. Here's the how and why.
What to look for in a prospect depends on your roping goals.
How the 25-time World Champion Trevor Brazile takes a green head horse to the next level.
Keeping your horse comfortable in the corner helps simplify the start.
Being a 24-time world champ is all in the details. Trevor Brazile thinks through each part of his program, including the bridles he rides on green horses and finished horses alike. In this part of The Team Roping Journal's video series with the legendary cowboy, Brazile breaks down his bit choice for a developing head horse who had too much bend through he corner.
World Champion roper Trevor Brazile breaks down his bit choice for a horse with 90 to 120 rides—including how he wants the horse to respond to that bit.
Riding a horse through goosiness will give you a better mount in the end.
How a gag bit can help your head horse leave flatter and score better.
Disciplining yourself is key to regaining your horse’s composure in the box.
There are rarely overnight solutions to training troubles.
In this month's Relentless Insights, 24-time World Champion Trevor Brazile breaks down how he chooses a bit that fits each horse.
Barnes talks about the importance of scoring.
What and how you feed your rope horses can dramatically affect his in-arena performance.
Texas heeler Zane Bruce has garnered acclaim for his smooth-working, big sliding horses in both the show pen and the rodeo arena. Last year, he and Valahalla Foxy Shiner won Heel Horse of the BFI, and this year he’s got nine horses qualified for the AQHA World Show in the heading, heeling and calf roping.
Team roping horsemanship video from Trevor Brazile and Patrick Smith from their DVD, LEGEND Team Roping.
Putting the focus on horsemanship can change the game.