With judged rope horse futurities, sacrificing control for speed might mean fewer milliseconds on the stopwatch, but you won’t be doing yourself any favors with the judges. In this video brought to you by Cactus RopesTrevor Brazile shares why it pays off to demonstrate control through the corner.

“Futurities have started judging the corner of the horse. That maneuver is judged on how it affects the steer. Everything is focused on handling the steer.”

About Trevor Brazile:

Roping.com coach 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.