The most common way ropers miss heading is by splitting the horns. In this video brought to you by Cactus RopesTrevor Brazile breaks down why splitting the horns happens and how to avoid the frustrating scenario.

“What a lot of people do is start to cover the right horn then turn their hand over to grab their slack too early and it turns the rope. So you’ll have everything right—your swing will be fine, you’re outside the right horn, your position is good—and then you turn it before you’ve finished your delivery. You have to finish your delivery.”

Watch “Splitting the Horns Happens and How To Avoid It” now:

More 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.

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