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New York Heeler Edwards Has Lost the Weight of a Whole Human

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Heeling Donkeys Part 2: What Makes a Good Heeling Donkey

What makes a good heeling donkey?

As a header, I judge my handles on how easy I make it on my heeler. TRJ File Photo


Handling Steers & Helping Your Heeler

Jake Barnes on the importance of handling steers well.


Ryan Motes’ Step-By-Step Heel Horse Box Work Tips

With more and more people training and riding young horses, it’s important for us to be aware of how we handle those young horses in the box. There are tried-and-true strategies for keeping your young heel horses comfortable and calm in the box that will let you do your job as a heeler and keep your horses working for years to come.

Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association

The DEFINITIVE List of 2021 NFR Qualifying Heel Horses and Their Bloodlines

This year's NFR-qualifying heel horses are dripping with cow-sense and bred to do their jobs.

Rodeo Road

Tucker White Stays Hooked in Badlands Circuit

Tucker White fine tunes his roping for the Badlands Circuit Standings home stretch.


5 Steps to a Better Heeling Position with Hunter Koch

Taking your heeling to the next level is all about riding better position down the arena.

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Roping’s Soft-Spoken Wolf: Annette Stahl

Team roping icon Annette Stahl is soft spoken, but one of those ladies you listen to when she speaks. Here you will learn about just who Annette Stahl really is and where she sits in the industry.


Hazing: Helping Your Header Without Hurting Your Position.

Here are the insights on how to help your partner without hurting yourself.

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NFR Freshman: Levi Lord

Levi Lord of Sturgis, South Dakota, will make his heeling debut at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo next month. Lord—who’s 24 and currently lives in Stephenville, Texas, with his girlfriend, Baileigh Baker—will heel for Alabama’s Nelson Wyatt, who also is a Finals freshman.

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