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Team Roping Tips

Dustin Bird Breaks Down His Record-Breaking Run at the Montana Circuit Finals

What it takes to break an arena record.

Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association

Age-Defying Feats and Other Labor Day Circuit Updates

In the Badlands, veteran circuit finals champ Matt Zancanella holds an affirming lead over the young guns, while bubble battles emerge throughout the circuits.

Rope Horses

Close Call for Dustin Bird’s Dolly

Dustin Bird's Dolly bounces back from infection in her throat thanks to Dr. Lund of Lund Equine in Billings, Montana.

Team Ropers

Dustin Bird’s Life After Rodeo

Dustin Bird is a five-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo header who’s no longer pounding the pavement on the full-time rodeo trail. These days, he splits his time between the family ranch in Cut Bank, Montana, and winters in Wickenburg, Arizona. Bird, 41, and his wife, Alicia, have two boys, Stockton, who’ll be 6 on Oct. 7, and Sampson, who just turned 3 on Sept. 15.

Team Ropers

A Team Roper’s Random Act of Kindness

We received this note from our friend Susan Kanode this weekend. Susan manages rodeo media across the country, and she's as kind a soul as there is. Therefore, she understands the value of kindness shown, and she passed on some goodwill she and her family experienced at the hands of a professional team roper. Here's her letter.

Team Ropers

Recipe for Success: Brandon Webb Balances 3S Services and Roping Careers

South Texas header Brandon Webb built his energy company, 3S Services, on hard work and try. They’re the same ingredients he plans to use to rope at the NFR.


Time of Your Life: The Team Roping Journal’s Winter 2020/2021 Complete Guide to Arizona

A complete guide in team roping paradise for the time of your life in Arizona.

Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association

Bird and Tyan Blast San Antonio Arena Record with 3.5-Second Run

Dustin Bird hopped aboard Kaleb Driggers' formidable gray gelding Yahtzee to charge into the San Antonio record books with a sharp spin for Nebraska stand-out Levi Tyan.

Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association

Cheat Sheet: Round 5

Five-time NFR header Dustin Bird breaks down the prospects for Round 5 of the 2019 NFR


The Jackpot Move: Holding Up the Head Horse with Dustin Bird

Dustin Bird explains how to hold your horse up in a jackpot scenario.

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