Goat Tying

Goat Tying

Take your goat tying up a notch with Next Level Goat Tying's Stacey Martin. Watch these education videos that cover gear, fundamentals, ways to cut time, drills, and more! Plus: unlock the Rodeo Video Vault and watch the jackpot action in the "Better Basics Goat Tying Invitational with Lynn Smith" and "Goat Tying with Kit Gilbert."

Goat Tying
  • Goat Tying Rodeo Video Vault

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    Roping.com is proud to bring you goat-tying classics straight from the Rodeo Video Vault. Learn from legends Kit Gilbert and Lynn Smith the ins and outs of goat tying in these iconic educational videos.

  • Goat Tying with Kit Gilbert

    Kit Gilbert now presents on video the goat tying instruction that has been so valuable to the young people who attend her clinics. Kit teaches how to position your horse, how to keep your horse working for you, exactly how to dismount, how to approach the goat, how to block it and flank it, and h...

  • Better Basics Advanced Goat Tying With Lynn Smith

  • Better Basics Goat Tying with Lynn Smith

    The classic course for goat tyers that has stood the test of time: with this video, you’ll refine your goat tying techniques and win more! From her experience coaching and collegiate team and instructing clinics, Lynn Smith will show you how to improve on the basics of horsemanship, dismounting, ...

  • Better Basics Goat Tying Invitational with Lynn Smith

    Former Better Basics students gather from coast to coast of the United States and Canada to compete in a three head goat tying match at the Wyoming State Fairground in Douglas, Wyoming at the nation's highest paying goat tying event. Contestants of various ages put together some fast times and a ...

  • Goat Tying Warm-Up

    Goat tying is a physcially-demanding sport, and having the right warm-up drills is essential. Stacey Martin demonstrates a few warmups goat tyers can do to get ready for a run.

  • Goat Tying Practice Session

    Being ready for any scenario is crucial. In this practice session, Stacey Martin has her girls practice different situations they may run into in the goat tying.

  • The Goat Tying Dismount and Safety Precautions

    In this video, Stacey Martin walks through how she uses to cones to teach kids about timing in their get offs.

  • Goat Tying Groundwork- The Approach, Flank, Gather and Tie

    Stacey Martin walks through the groundwork drills she uses at her Next Level Goat Tying Clinics to work on approaching the goat, flanking, gathering and tying.

  • Breaking Down the Goat Tying Get Off

    The goat tying get off takes technique, and in this video, Stacey Martin breaks down how to do it correctly and safely.

  • Using a Jerk Line to Work on a Goat Horse

    For a goat horse that has a tendency to fade out or accelerate, using a jerk line can fix that. Stacey Martin explains how to use a jerk line to fix these issues.

  • Slow Work for Goat Horses

    Training a goat horse requires patience and slow work. In this video, Stacey Martin walks through how to slowly start a goat horse.

  • Building Consistency in Horse Work

    To train a goat horse, you have to make runs at all speeds. Stacey Martin explains how to build consistency in a new goat horse by making runs at every speed.

  • Headgear for Goat Horses

    Stacey Martin is a big fan of being in control of a goat tying horse and having to do the least to get the most control. In this video she talks about the headgear she uses on different goat horses.

  • Bits for Goat Horses

    The best bits to use on a goat horse ensure control while still allowing a horse to run. Stacey Martin explains which bits she suggests on a goat horse and which to avoid.

  • Dummy Drills for Getting into the Goat in Every Situation

    In this video, Stacey Martin walks through different ways to practice on the goat dummy to prepare for any situation.

  • Getting into the Goat Correctly

    Getting into the goat plays a large role in setting up the run on the ground. Stacey Martin explains how to get into the goat correctly, focusing in this video on grabbing the snap of the rope.

  • Correct Flanking in the Goat Tying

    When flanking a goat, you want to make sure the goat lands exactly how you want to tie it. Stacey Martin shows a drill to use to work on flanking a goat correctly.

  • Water Bottle Drill

    When you miss your string, you cost yourself too much time. Stacey Martin demonstrates how to do the water bottle drill to make sure you never miss your string.

  • Three Second Drill

    The three-second drill prevents goat tyers from moving their right hand faster than their left hand, which cause them to tie their left hand into their string.

  • Finishing the Tie

    Finishing the tie is often overlooked. In this video, Stacey Martin addresses a common issue when finishing the tie and how to correctly finish a tie.

  • Body Position in Goat Tying

    In the goat tying, how you sit on the goat is very important. Stacey Martin demonstrates correct body position when sitting on a goat.

  • How to Read a Loose Goat

    Being able to read a loose goat is essential. Stacey Martin uses this drill to teach students how to read and react to a goat that's running around on the end of the rope.

  • Using the Horse Saver Machine

    The Horse Saver machine allows goat tyers to learn how to dismount correctly and to make runs without overusing their horses. Stacey Martin demonstrates how to use the Horse Saver.