1) Fundamentals Practice Session

Tate Kirchenschlager commentates as he works through a fundamentals practice session on an up-and-coming head horse. His focus is on making the horse work the way he wants him to work. 

Tate during a practice session
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2) Breakawaying on Green Head Horse

American Rope Horse Futurity Association Tate Kirchenschlager has every sort of head horse in his barn, and he applies common-sense training that ropers of all levels can learn from in his series. In this video, Kirchenschlager works on backing off a talented futurity head-horse prospect on a pen of mixed cattle.

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3) Practice Session | 2021 ARHFA World Champion Born In The Boondocs

Tate Kirchenschlager’s World Champion Head Horse Born In The Boondocs doesn’t take too much fine-tuning, but after some aggressive runs he can use backed off in the practice pen. 

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4) Practice Session | Backing Off a Strong Head Horse

Tate Kirchenschlager coaches ropers through an entire practice session on a strong, green head horse that needs backed off the bridle throughout the run. He works on getting the horse to score flat and use his butt.

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About Tate Kirchenschlager

Tate Kirchenschlager is the 2021 American Rope Horse Futurity Association Champion Header as well as the trainer of the 2019 AQHA/PRCA Head Horse of the Year. He made the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in 2019 and since then, he’s been laser-focused on making user-friendly horses for ropers of every level—making him the perfect addition to the Roping.com coaching lineup.

In his new series on Roping.com, Kirchenschlager takes viewers, horse-by-horse, through a day at his Stephenville, Texas, training facility, covering every aspect of his program and his expectations of horses every step of the way.

More With Tate Kirchenschlager on Roping.com

Kirchenschlager’s series is only available on Roping.com, 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, Miles Baker, 26-time World Champion Trevor Brazile and more every day. 

Use code TATE15 to save 15% off your subscription in the new year to start your horsemanship off with a bang with the NFR header who’s won the AQHA/PRCA Head Horse of the Year title and an American Rope Horse Futurity Association World Championship.