Lari Dee Guy & Hope Thompson

Lari Dee Guy & Hope Thompson

Train with the best of the best in breakaway roping. Lari Dee Guy is an eight-time Women’s Professional Rodeo World Champion and leading advocate for women in rodeo. Hope Thompson is a three-time WPRA World Champion and a 2020 National Finals of Breakaway Roping qualifier. Thompson, alongside Guy, teaches roping schools across the globe and trains horses in Abilene, Texas.

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Lari Dee Guy & Hope Thompson
  • Finding the Calf with Your Rope

    WPRA World Champion Hope Thompson talks through what she means by finding your calf with your rope and how that can address scoring issues, and she demonstrates the drill she does to achieve that.

  • Loop, Spoke and Coil Size 89792

    A balanced loop is critical to catching in breakaway roping. Lari Dee Guy explains in detail how she achieves it—from the loop size to coil size and spoke length.

  • Momentum on the Breakaway Delivery

    How do you create and maintain momentum on your breakaway rope? Lari Dee Guy demonstrates.

  • Reeling a Calf In

    What is reeling in a calf, and how to do you do it? Lari Dee Guy explains what she means when she throws that term around.

  • Measuring Your Breakaway Rope

    How do you know where to cut your breakaway rope, and how do the best in the world do it? Lari Dee Guy demonstrates a hack for making sure your rope stays consistent.

  • Horsemanship when Calves move Left and Right

    Breakaway ropers NEED to use their horses—even when in a bad position. In this video, Lari Dee Guy and Hope Thompson demonstrate a drill they use while on a horse to keep themselves using their partners rather than their ropes.

  • Horse and Body Position on the Dummy

    In this video, Hope Thompson and Lari Dee Guy demonstrate how to keep your position no matter which way the calf runs.

  • Finding the Calf with Your Rope 6654

    WPRA World Champion Hope Thompson talks through what she means by finding your calf with your rope and how that can address scoring issues, and she demonstrates the drill she does to achieve that.

  • NFBR Winning-Run Breakdown with Jackie Crawford, Hope Thompson and Lari Dee Guy

    World Champs Jackie Crawford, Hope Thompson and Lari Dee Guy break down the first five go-round-winning runs from the NFBR.