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Top 5 Horsemanship Videos of 2023

The most popular videos on horsemanship on so far this year.


Algunas Personas Aprendemos de Manera Diferente 

Garibay enseña los fundamentos del manejo de caballos en sus escuelas, basándose en sus años de experiencia como ropero de números bajos. | Cortesía de Aldo Garibay


This is What’s Holding You Back From Roping at a Higher Level

Garibay teaches horsemanship fundamentals at his schools based on his years of experience as a lower-numbered roper.


Going Through the Paces: The Process of Developing Your Futurity Prospect

With the growth of the futurity business, will rope horses suffer by being pushed too hard too soon? Only in the wrong hands.


7 Tips for Managing a Rope Horse That Gets Too Strong

Don't pick fights with a strong horse. Work with him.

Heeler Horsemanship Trevor Brazile


The Heeler’s Struggles

I saw an online survey asking ropers what their No. 1 struggle is on the heel side. The most common answer was position, but I have an amendment to that.



Roping’s Much-Needed Horsemanship Refocus

The best way to improve your team roping is to improve your horsemanship.

Dakota Kirchenschlager

"The Score" Podcast

Tying to the Right Fence: A Roper’s Desensitization Method

"The Short Score" bonus team roping tips episode with coach Dakota Kirchenschlager.

Team Roping Tips

Fine Tuning Horsemanship: Allowing Your Horse to Read Your Energy

In this month’s issue, Bobby Mote talks on page 40 about how Miles Baker and I helped him with his body position going to the steer. I want to elaborate here.


Futurity Heavyweight Andy Holcomb

Meet Andy Holcomb, the West Coast trainer zeroing in on aged ropings.

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