World Champion Header Nick Sartain puts a seasoned heel horse on the Heel-O-Matic at a trot. In this video, he demonstrates how the exercise can be used as a great warm-up tool that gets your horse off auto-pilot and responding to the rider again.

Nick Sartain
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About Nick Sartain

Based in Bandera, Texas, Sartain is a six-time NFR header and the 2009 Wrangler NFR average title winner who has a ProRodeo record that speaks for itself. But, in 2018 and 2019, Sartain heeled for more than $250,000 in earnings at the Ariat World Series of Team Roping Finale, the bulk of which came from winning the Ariat #12 in 2018 with Bob Freeman to earn $272,000 for the team. In the Yeti #13 that year, he and Mike Row placed third for a team total of $127,000 and, when he returned in 2019, he placed second with Glen Crane in the AGCO #14.5, worth $136,000. 

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