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.
August 08, 2022 | News and Publications , Ranch Sorting
Learn more about the different types of martingales and draw reins, how they’re used and the AQHA rules governing them.
July 14, 2022 | News and Publications , Hunter Under Saddle
Ready to dive into the exciting world of horse showing? Here are some important terms you need to know.
June 01, 2022 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
Professional roper Jackie Crawford demonstrates her drills for desensitizing a new rope horse.
March 02, 2022 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
Use your seat and legs to become a better conscious and subconscious roper.
July 13, 2021 | News and Publications , Western
A pro rodeo horse of the year, at the end of his career, is giving an ambitious young roper a jump start.
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