Calf Roping Masterclass with Sarah Angelone & Shad Mayfield

Calf Roping Masterclass with Sarah Angelone & Shad Mayfield

In this series, Shad and Sarah guide you through practice sessions, offering tips that benefit both breakaway and tie-down ropers.

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Calf Roping Masterclass with Sarah Angelone & Shad Mayfield
  • Growing Up and Spending Money with Shad Mayfield

    You know Shad Mayfield as World Champion tie-down roper "Money," but he hasn't always been on top. Learn how Mayfield rose through the ranks from his humble cowboy roots to become one of roping's teenage stars, then carried that momentum into his 20s, when he began etching his name alongside rode...

  • Next Generation with Shad Mayfield

  • Rodeo with Shad Mayfield

    The National Finals Rodeo can make or break a contestant's season. World champion tie-down roper, Shad Mayfield gives a no-frills account of his mental battles inside both Globe Life Field and the Thomas & Mack and how it has impacted his career. He shares the mental insights that have helped him...

  • One Wrap or Two?

    How do the pros decide when to use one wrap on their tie, or two when there's only seconds to determine it during a run? World Champion Shad Mayfield explains what a hooey is, when he decides to risk it and use just one wrap on his tie and when he plays it safe in this instructional video.

  • Misstringing with Shad Mayfield

    Misstringing can break a great tie-down run in the final moments. World champion Shad Mayfield explains the smoothest way to string your calf before the tie, how to hold the piggin string and ways to avoid misstringing in the tie-down roping.

  • Calf Practice with Shad Mayfield

    Shad Mayfield shares his practice routine for running down the rope, flanking, and tying a live calf in the pen. Learn the easiest way to flank a calf, regardless of your size, as Shad demonstrates the entire process.

  • Animal Protection

    Shad Mayfield goes over how he protects his calves while practicing in the arena. He demonstrates the proper technique for positioning the calf's leg while tying, emphasizing measures to protect the calf throughout the process.

  • Tying 101 with Shad Mayfield

    In this video, world champion tie-down roper, Shad Mayfield, explains the basic methods for tying a calf down in tie-down roping. He breaks down how to use the piggin string correctly, what a "hooey" is, and when to use one wrap versus two. Mayfield also explains the proper way to use your knees ...

  • Practice Session with Sarah Angelone and Shad Mayfield

    In this practice session, Shad Mayfield is riding one of his good horses, 16-year-old Hot Rod, and Sarah Angelone is riding a 6-year-old horse. Mayfield focuses on keep his horse running through the throw and keeping his left shoulder up. Angelone is focused on keeping her horse free by scoring a...

  • Sarah's Future Plans

    As one of the hottest up-and-comers in the breakaway horse training world, Sarah Angelone had a solid path in place for herself as a competitor—but spoiler alert, making the National Finals Breakaway Roping wasn't even in her 2023 plans. Angelone talks about her pre-rodeo trail jitters, how she p...

  • Sarah Talks About Martha Angelone

    Martha and Sarah Angelone are a pair of powerhouse sisters who balance each other out. Sarah explains what it's like rodeoing with her big sister, who takes care of what and how moving to Texas from Virginia worked for them.

  • Breakaway Futurities

    When it comes to breakaway roping futurities, it can be a little overwhelming for newcomers to understand the associations, scoring systems, and how to prepare a horse for those competitions. Sarah Angelone shares her insights into the winning futurity program she's building and how she's learnin...

  • Buying Horses

    Do the best breakaway prospects come from the cutting, reining or ranching pens? NFBR qualifier Sarah Angelone discusses what she looks for in a breakaway prospect, and what she's learning about horses from various backgrounds in this interview.

  • College Rodeo and Education with Sarah Angelone

    Sarah Angelone breaks down her experience with the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association and her participation in college rodeo. She explains how this launched her professional training and competitive career in breakaway roping, plus shares tips on how to be competitive, mental strategy and...

  • Practice Session Part 3 with Sarah Angelone