Welcome to Roping.com's comprehensive calf roping video library, where you'll find an extensive collection of instructional videos, each focusing on different aspects of calf roping or tie-down roping. Whether you're a novice looking to establish a solid foundation or an experienced roper aiming to refine your technique, we have you covered with our coaches World Champions Caleb Smidt and Shad Mayfield as well as top trainers Logan Harkey and Justin Maass.
Fundamentals: Explore the core principles and techniques that form the foundation of successful calf roping. Our videos break down the essentials—like equipment use and foundational drills—helping you grasp the basics and build a strong roping skill set.
Dummy Drills: Perfect your roping accuracy and consistency through targeted dummy drills on the Smarty Sidekick or bale of hay. These videos provide step-by-step guidance on practicing your neck-roping technique, enhancing your precision.
Box Work & Scoring: Dive into the intricacies of box work and scoring. Learn how the best ropers in the world prefer their horses to stand in the corner and leave flat, and how they work on their horses at home in their practice pens to master it.
Swing: Achieve a balanced and effective swing for seamless catches during calf roping runs. These videos offer insights into refining your swing, controlling your tip and executing the perfect figure-eight.
Delivery: Explore the mechanics of loop delivery, honing your ability to rope calves efficiently and accurately. Discover tips and techniques for achieving precise loop releases.
Get Off: Learn the art of dismounting swiftly and safely after successfully roping a calf. Our videos provide guidance on ensuring a smooth transition from horseback to groundwork.
Position: Master the art of positioning, both on horseback and on the ground. These videos cover the nuances of maintaining the ideal angle and distance from the calf for successful roping.
Horsemanship: Enhance your horsemanship skills, crucial for effective calf roping. Discover how to control your horse with finesse, responsiveness and precision during tie-down roping runs.
Tying: Learn the proper techniques for tying calves securely and efficiently. Our videos provide step-by-step instruction to help you master this essential aspect of calf roping.
Flanking: Explore the intricacies of safely and effectively flanking calves after a successful roping run. These videos cover proper flanking techniques to ensure the calf's well-being.
Gear: Stay informed about the latest calf roping gear and equipment. Our videos offer insights into selecting, using and maintaining gear to optimize your roping experience.
Mental Game: Develop a winning mentality with our mental game videos. These videos help you hone your mental focus, resilience, and confidence for improved roping performance.
Practice Sessions: Watch the best calf ropers in the world practice at their home arenas, so you too can practice with a purpose
Join top ropers, coaches, and experts in the field as they share their knowledge and experience in these subcategories. Whether you're looking to learn, improve, or master calf roping, our video library is your ultimate resource for achieving success in this exhilarating rodeo event.