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Team Roping Gear

Does Your Rope Horse Need a Tie-Down?

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.

Rope Horses

Did You Know? Barrel Horse of the Year is a World-Class Head Horse, Too

Jordon Briggs won the barrel racing in Round 8 of the 2021 NFR on board world-class 2021 Barrel Horse of the Year and head horse, Famous Lil Jet—aka “Rollo”.

Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association

The DEFINITIVE List of 2021 NFR-Qualifying Head Horses and Their Pedigrees

With the setups in 2021, ropers opted for RUN in many of the head horses this season.

Team Roping News

Brazile and American Greed Sweep Heading and Heeling at Inaugural Royal Crown Futurity

Trevor Brazile and Lari Dee Guy's American Greed absolutely dominated the 2021 Royal Crown Futurity in Rock Springs, Wyoming, winning both ends and sweeping every round of the heading.


Schmidt’s Secret to Scoring Flat

Kolton Schmidt breaks down what he works on to get his head horses scoring flat.

Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association

Wade Riding High on J.D. Yates’ Iconic Buckskin YY

Tyler Wade sits in the top five in the PRCA world standings aboard a hidden gem of a horse in J.D. Yates' handy gelding Buckskin YY.

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