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Head Horse Checklist Trevor Brazile

Team Roping Gear, Horses & Cattle

Trevor Brazile’s Junior Rodeo Head Horse Checklist

Here's Trevor Brazile's checklist for buying a head horse for his son's junior rodeo...


Head Horse Build

Jake Barnes prioritizes horse performance above all else. But he's learned a thing or two about how conformation can affect performance.

Rope Horses

Why Running-Bred Head Horses WORK

Team Roping Tips

Dialing a Green Head Horse Back Down

After putting high-pressure runs in competition on a young head horse, Trevor Brazile and Miles Baker talk through how they calm that horse back down and bring him back to his fundamentals.

Team Roping Tips

Bits and Tie-Downs on Green Head Horses

How should your bit and tie-down be adjusted on a young head horse? Miles Baker and Trevor Brazile explain.

Team Roping Gear

Headgear Hints: Finding the Right Tie-Down for Your Team Roping Horse

You want every little advantage when the money’s up. So why not tweak your headgear until it helps your horse perform his absolute best? Here are the pros’ takes on the types of tie-downs they like and why.

Rope Horse Care

Clay Tryan’s #1 Head Horse Rebounds Right on Time

Clay Tryan's No.1 head horse "Johnson" bounces back from deep flexor tendon tear just in time for the 2021 Wrangler NFR.

Rope Horse Breeder's Guide

The 2022 Team Roping Journal Breeder’s Guide

For the third year in a row, The Team Roping Journal is honored to do our part to help propel the rope horse industry forward.


Managing the Horse’s Mind with Lane Ivy

Horses need to learn that the end of the run is the release and the reward for a job well done. Here’s how Lane Ivy instills that in his head horses young and old.

Latest Videos

WHOA. This is How to Use a Breakaway Hondo on a Head Horse.

Trevor Brazile and Miles Baker's tips on the benefits of breakaway roping on a head horse, brought to you by Cactus Ropes.

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