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TRJ Extra

Team Roping Journal Extra Volume 10: Wesley Thorp

One-on-one interview, COVID break plan, and heeling tips with 2019 World Champion Heeler Wesley Thorp.

Team Ropers

Against the Grain: The Art of Left-Handed Roping

Left-handed ropers face unique challenges when it comes to finding good horses, getting help with their roping and mastering their craft. A few lefties have it down, though, and they offer some advice on how to make the unconventional style work.

Horsemanship

Tie-Down Theory with Trevor Brazile

Adjusting the tie-down is all about setting boundaries for your horse without locking him in.

Team Ropers

Optimizing Opportunity: Purina Sales Rep Amanda Kooiker

As a sales rep for Purina, Arizona heeler Amanda Kooiker takes a no-waste approach to animal nutrition and the opportunities life presents in and out of the roping arena.

Jackpots

Kidd V and Anderson Split $90K at the Lone Star Shootout

Cory Kidd V and Caleb Anderson took him $45,000 a man and Bloomer Trailers at the third annual Lone Star Shootout Open roping, produced by Austin Robertson and Robertson Hill Ranch Corrientes.

Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association

Egusquiza and Graves Take Top Honors in San Antonio

Dustin Egusquiza and Travis Graves banked $24,000 each at the San Antonio (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo.

"The Score" Podcast

The Score: Season 3, Episode 4 with the Mike Cervi Jr. Memorial Pro Classic Open Champions Clay and Chase Tryan

Clay and Chase Tryan won the Mike Cervi Jr. Memorial Pro Classic Open after roping five head in 32.23 seconds, worth $16,622 a man, brought to you by Fast Back Ropes.

Heeling

3 Tips for Balancing Your Loop with Cole Davison

A balanced loop is the key to tip control.

Team Ropers

From Heading to Heeling: Rube Woolsey

Rube Woolsey is a four-time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo header who now does a little occasional heeling at World Series events. Rube, 50, spends most of his time helping other ropers up their game and hosting happy campers at his family’s Walking N Arena. Rube and his wife, Carrie, make their home at the Walking N in Casa Grande, Arizona, with their sons, Rube Anthony, who’s about to turn 19, and Nolan, 17.

Team Roping News

On the Heels of Tragedy, Kory Koontz Moves Forward with a Grateful Heart

The story on Kory Koontz's accident.

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