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Riding for a Fast Heel Shot with Jake Long

Jake Long knows how to heel fast. Here he explains how to ensure a fast shot when heeling.


Gain Control on Slower-Loping Cattle with Patrick Smith

Keeping your timing through the turn on slower-loping cattle is something ropers of all abilities struggle with. Here’s how Patrick Smith has mastered it.

Team Roping Tips

Developing A Feel for Switchenders with Rhen Richard

For lifelong heelers, swapping ends requires developing a feel that doesn’t always come natural at the sport’s elite level.


How to Position Short-Strided and Long-Strided Heel Horses with Travis Graves

Travis Graves shares insights on how to position short-strided and long-strided heel horses.


5 Challenges Heelers Face with Walt Woodard

Walt Woodard breaks down five common heeling challenges.


Paden Bray’s $100K Heel Shot

Paden Bray's step-by-step breakdown on how he survived RFD-TV's The American Top 4 Round with Erich Rogers.


5 Steps to Re-Energizing Your Roping

How Kory Koontz reinvigorated his roping before his 2021 Bob Feist Invitational win.


Medlin’s Guide to Elevation Through the Turn

Logan Medlin, a 2020 NFR qualifier, noticed himself creating a bad habit of letting his horses get too flat through the turn. He breaks down what he's been working on to help keep his horses up and elevated through the turn.


Hazing: Helping Your Header Without Hurting Your Position.

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

Clay O'Brien Cooper

Good Timing is Essential to Success with Clay O’Brien Cooper

Clay O'Brien Cooper's outlook on how having good timing when heeling is essential to success.

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