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Dive deep into the fundamentals of heeling in team roping with our instructional video collection, led by a lineup of coaches including Clay O'Brien Cooper, Rickey Green, Miles Baker, Joseph Harrison, Dakota Kirchenschlager and more. Our video library is organized into distinct subcategories, each designed to enhance your heeling skills:
Fundamentals: Build a strong foundation in heeling with comprehensive lessons on the core principles and techniques essential for success in team roping.
Dummy Work: Practice your heeling technique with purpose and precision using dummy work exercises that help you refine your accuracy and consistency.
Box Work & Scoring: Heel horses don’t get as much focused instruction in the box as head horses, but the way they stand and leave is still important for good position and timing down the arena.
Swing: Learn the nuances of achieving a balanced and effective swing, optimizing your chances of making precise catches during roping runs.
Delivery: Explore the mechanics of delivering your loop accurately and efficiently, enhancing your ability to rope the steer's hind legs consistently.
Dallying: Discover the intricacies of dallying, including proper technique and timing, to secure your catch and keep your fingers.
Stopping: Gain insights into stopping your horse effectively, maintaining control, and setting up the ideal shot for successful heeling.
Corner Work: Control your horse through the corner with proper position and spacing, ensuring you're in the right spot to execute flawless heel shots in various arena scenarios.
Position and Timing: Fine-tune your positioning and timing skills, crucial for achieving a higher catch percentage, better horsemanship and a more controlled run.
Our video collection offers a comprehensive and detailed exploration of these critical heeling subcategories, with guidance from world-class coaches who share their decades of experience and championship-winning strategies. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned heeler, our instructional videos will help you refine your skills, gain confidence, and excel in the exciting world of team roping. Start learning from the best today to elevate your heeling game to new heights.

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  • Being Ahead on Quick Hopping Steers

    Episode 1

    Keeping your timing on a fast-hopping steer is critical to prevent roping a right leg. Two-time World Champion Matt Sherwood explains how he stays ahead of the steer to keep both feet in his loop.

  • Patrick Smith Timing

    Episode 2

    Timing. Is. Everything. Heelers have to react quickly, process information in real-time, make a plan and make a play. It’s a skill that separates contenders from pretenders and requires constant honing to improve. In this video brought to you by Lone Star Ropes, Patrick Smith shares his tips for ...

  • Developing Timing

    Episode 3

    Waiting for the steer to come through the corner before entering the turn allows you to keep your timing across the pen, creating distance, separation and line of sight on the feet.

  • Timing on Your Delivery

    Episode 4

  • Picking Up The Timing

    Episode 5