Where you’re sitting heading into the short round is crucial to your game plan. There’s a time to be aggressive and a time to play it safe. In this video brought to you by Cactus RopesTrevor Brazile breaks down a few short-round scenarios and how to strategize for success.

“Whatever rhythm you’ve competed at that day—especially if the scenario plays into that and lets you rope the way you’ve roped all day—don’t change anything.”

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.