Tie-Down Roping

Tests a horse’s ability to follow a calf at great speed, giving the rider the best opportunity to catch the calf. The horse is judged on how quietly he waits for the calf to be released; how well he runs to the calf; how he rates his speed and position so that the rider can rope the calf; and how well the horse stops and works the end of the rope, keeping the slack out but not dragging the calf. There is a one-minute time limit for all roping events.

May 01, 2024 | , Breeding
View the top 10 leading roping sires in 2023.
March 11, 2024 | , Rodeo
Meet the big-money American Quarter Horses who lit up Globe Life Field in 2024. 
December 06, 2023 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
Hanchey’s Stylish Bugsy gets cowboy nod as horse of the year.
November 29, 2023 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
Tyler Kraft’s “Baby” voted rodeo’s first pickup horse of the year. 
April 21, 2023 | , Breeding
What bloodlines dominated roping in 2022? View the previous year's top 10 leading roping sires.

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