From recreational ropers to the pros, everyone will, at some point in their career, catch a case of the nerves. It’s not a matter of if it will happen, but when—and how you’ll deal with those feelings. In this video brought to you by Cactus RopesTrevor Brazile shares the reality of dealing with anxiety, expectations and nerves—and a healthy perspective to take into competition.

“One of my favorite questions is When did you stop being nervous? The short answer is Never.”

About Trevor Brazile:

Trevor Brazile is the winningest cowboy in professional rodeo history, with $7 million in career earnings and 26 gold buckles. The sport’s elite all-around hand, Brazile has won over $800,000 in Cinch Timed Event Championship competition alone. Since leaving the rodeo arena full-time in 2019, Brazile has changed his focus to making the best young horses in the roping industry. He’s already won hundreds of thousands in American Rope Horse Futurity Association competition, and his training style and philosophy are based on fundamentals and consistency.