Brad Lund and Dakota Kirchenschlager both ride “over-achieving” young horses who need their intensity dialed back down, be it in the run or in the box. In this video, they talk through their approach to an entire practice session, complete with live runs and box work.
MORE FROM BRAD LUND AND DAKOTA KIRCHENSCHLAGER
- Top Team Ropers Brad Lund and Dakota Kirchenschlager Join Roping.com in New Training Video Series
- Trouble-Shooting Box Issues with Brad Lund and Dakota Kirchenschlager
Roping.com is the online training resource for team ropers. In addition to thousands of videos and exclusive roping films in your back pocket, members get private access to World Champion coaches like Jake Barnes, Matt Sherwood, 26-time World Champion Trevor Brazile, and more every day. Join now for only $29.95/month and take advantage of step-by-step tutorials, run critiques, private members-only Facebook group, live video demos and other benefits available exclusively to Roping.com members.
ABOUT BRAD LUND:
Lund is a professional horseman who’s made his mark at American Quarter Horse Association, National Reined Cow Horse Association and American Rope Horse Futurity Association events for years. The 17-time World Champion has won three Superhorse titles. Lund also loves to rope, and competes at USTRC and World Series of Team Roping events. He operates Brad Lund Performance Horses out of La Cygne, Kansas, with his wife, Amy, and son, Garett.
ABOUT DAKOTA KIRCHENSCHLAGER:
Kirchenschlager is an accomplished team roper and respected rope horse trainer. He is from Whitesboro, Texas. Kirchenschlager is a three-time National Finals Rodeo (NFR) qualifier and 2011 Resistol Team Roping Rookie of the Year in heeling. He made his first appearance at the NFR at age 21, in 2012. He returned to Vegas in 2014 and 2016, and has won the most coveted titles in the business. Kirchenschlager has done crossover training, using lessons learned from reiners, reined cow horse trainers and ropers alike, with an emphasis on the importance of keeping horses responsive and liking their job.