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Clay O'Brien Cooper

Diving Into the Details with Clay O’Brien Cooper

Clay O'Brien Cooper explains how details make a difference in climbing the team roping later to success.


5 Challenges Heelers Face with Walt Woodard

Walt Woodard breaks down five common heeling challenges.


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.


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.

Rope Horse Care

2020 Horses of the Year Are Easy Keepers

Riley Minor’s RK Tuff Trinket, Brady Minor’s Leos Highbrow and Logan Medlin’s Nita Win Playboy are priceless to their people—and also very low maintenance.


Dustin Searcy: Level Up with Elbow Control

Your left elbow changes your delivery. Here’s why.

Team Ropers

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.


Stop Stronger, Finish Faster

A strong stop will help a run finish faster, and some horses are just made for it.

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