Team Roping Practice Sessions

Team Roping Practice Sessions

Perhaps the most entertaining roping videos on Roping.com: actual practice sessions from inside the arenas of the best horse trainers and team ropers in the world. Our video library is a treasure trove of practice drills, exercises and routines designed to help you see how the pros practice with a purpose, so you can mimic their methods in your own arena. Plus, you can watch them work some of the best rope horses in the game to get a better understanding of how to practice with your own horses.

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Team Roping Practice Sessions
  • Heeling Practice Session on Late Nite Mistress

    Miles Baker has been heading on Late Nite Mistress, a 3-year-old mare owned by the Relentless Remuda. In this video, he explains his process starting her on the heel side and describing how he frames her body going to the steer and through the corner. Meanwhile, Trevor Brazile takes some easy rep...

  • Practice Session: Steppen Small Town

  • Finished Rodeo Horse Practice Session

    Rhen Richard’s good horse Deetz doesn’t need many reps in the practice pen, but when Richard does make practice runs, he focuses on making sure his horse responds to his left rein.

  • Practice Session on: Eh

    The horse's name should be spelled "Eh" if he's Canadian. Also, can we edit the description to read: Kaden Richard is working to build rodeo horses and show horses and, in this practice session, he talks through developing a solid head horse and eliminating brace throughout the run, as well as bu...

  • Practice Session on Royal Crown Champion: Carters Won Time Out

    Rhen Richard won the Royal Crown 6-&-Under Heading in Rock Springs, Wyoming, on Carteres Won Time Out in August. But in May, he was just working to get with her after his brother Kaden had ridden her all winter. In this video, Richard goes through the sweats of teaching a running-bred head horse ...

  • Being Aggressive During a Run

  • Practice Session on Dirty Fling

  • Solid Horse Practice Session w/ RayBan View

    Brock Hanson and Ryan Motes work through a training session on head and heel horses, making bridle adjustments to get better control of their horses and better stops. Plus, watch the run from Hanson's and Motes' perspectives on their RayBan cams.

  • Practice Session on Late Nite Mistress

    Late Nite Mistress, aka "Mistress," is a 3-year-old heading prospect of Miles Baker and Trevor Brazile. In this practice session, Mistress is getting familiar with turning live steers. 

  • Practice Session: Managing Box Issues

    Rhen Richard has been working on this horse for a couple of years. Originally an outside horse, he came to the program with box problems, and the Richards have made it their mission to overcome them because of the horse’s outstanding talent.

  • Trouble-Shooting Box Issues | Practice Session

    In this full practice session, Brad Lund heads on a daughter of DT Sugar Chex Whiz, the mare Billie Jack Saebens won Horse of the Year aboard. Lund addresses issues that have arisen from a winter in the show pen on a 4-year-old, while Kirchenschlager talks trouble-shooting a heel horse.

  • Practice Session on Hankies Version

    Hankies Version has won over $60,000 in his rope horse futurity career, and he’s ready to hit the road with the Richards at the rodeos and jackpots. What sets him apart? And what are his practice reps like? Rhen Richard goes over his form, his warm ups and his practice program

  • Practice Session on Foose Is Smoking

    Description: Rhen Richard explains the conformation of a 5-year-old head horse and how his structure affects his performance. Then he breaks down how he warms the horse up, and finally what his practice session looks like.

  • Practice Session on Clubhouse

  • Hancock Fella

    Kaden Richard picked up an outside horse with Hancock breeding because he saw the talent and try in him, and in this practice session before the horse’s first futurity, Richard explains what his reps look like and why. He addresses smoothing out a run and keeping his horse working between his leg...

  • Summer Colada

    Kaden Richard’s great mare Summer Colada has stood out in ARHFA and Royal Crown competition. Bred by the 88 Ranch, Summer Colada’s a super-talented mare that Richard has trained from the ground up. Richard breaks down how her conformation affects her talent and explains his entire program with her.

  • Practice Session on Shes Mischievous

    Kaden Richard has won big on the black Winners Version mare Shes Mischievous. In this video, he introduces her and explains the ups and downs of her conformation and how it affects her performance. He talks through her warmup program, as well as her bit selection and practice program.

  • Practice Session on SJR Diamond Bond

    SJR Diamond Bond is one of A&C Racing and Roping’s top futurity horses, with tens of thousands in earnings. Bred by the San Juan Ranch out of the stallion CD Diamond and purchased as a yearling out of the Western Bloodstock Sale, SJR Diamond Bond was destined to be a head horse. Richard explains ...

  • Practice Session on Legend

  • Practice Session on Nala and Hooligan

  • Rodeo Horse Tuning Session

    Brock Hanson is preparing for a rodeo, focusing on scoring and freeing up his rodeo horse. On the heel side, Ryan Motes is getting his gelding Bear back in shape after some time off.

  • Practice Session: Lunchbox

    Miles Baker talks through what it takes to train 3-year-old running-bred Lunchbox.

  • Practice Session: Gangster

    Miles Baker takes us through a practice session with 5-year-old Gangster.

  • Practice Session on Clubhouse

    RR Buckles Clubhouse, a 4-year-old gelding by Show Me The Buckles out of a Shining Spark mare, dominated the 2023 Equinety Platinum Medal Futurity in the heading. In this video, Trevor Brazile breaks down a practice session on "Clubhouse."