Dakota Kirchenschlager

Dakota Kirchenschlager is an accomplished team roper and respected rope horse trainer from Whitesboro, Texas.

A three-time National Finals Rodeo qualifier and the 2011 Resistol Team Roping Rookie Heeler of the Year, Kirchenschlager made his first appearance at the NFR at age 21, in 2012.

Kirchenschlager, of DK Performance Horses, uses lessons learned from reiners, reined cow horse trainers and ropers alike, with an emphasis on the importance of keeping horses responsive and liking their job.

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Big Daddies
Lovell and Kirchenschlager Ride Superstar Team of Jam-Up Gray Studs to $59K at 2024 BFI
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Winner Winner Chicken Dinner
Celtic Tuff and Kunzler, Cashing N My Diamond and Anseth Get Royal Crown Intermediate Titles in Buckeye
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Gearing Up for the ARHFA World Championship with Dakota Kirchenschlager
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Mo Money Mo Problems
Top 10 Richest ARHFA Ropers of *ALL TIME*
From the Futurities
Full Results: 2023 Rock Springs' Royal Crown Roping Futurity
Top 5 Horsemanship Videos of 2023
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Managing a Hotter-Minded Head-Horse Prospect
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Cow Horse to Head Horse Breakaway Session
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Cow Horse to Head Horse Breakaway Session
7 Tips for Managing a Rope Horse That Gets Too Strong