Tie-Down with Shad Mayfield

Tie-Down with Shad Mayfield

Gain tie-down insights from Shad Mayfield only on Roping.com! Mayfield brings a series of flanking and tying 101 tips in his groundwork portion of the Roping.com series, plus shares an intimate look into his life story and mental toughness training.

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Tie-Down with Shad Mayfield
  • Growing Up and Spending Money with Shad Mayfield

    You know Shad Mayfield as World Champion tie-down roper "Money," but he hasn't always been on top. Learn how Mayfield rose through the ranks from his humble cowboy roots to become one of roping's teenage stars, then carried that momentum into his 20s, when he began etching his name alongside rode...

  • Next Generation with Shad Mayfield

  • One Wrap or Two?

    How do the pros decide when to use one wrap on their tie, or two when there's only seconds to determine it during a run? World Champion Shad Mayfield explains what a hooey is, when he decides to risk it and use just one wrap on his tie and when he plays it safe in this instructional video.

  • Rodeo with Shad Mayfield

    The National Finals Rodeo can make or break a contestant's season. World champion tie-down roper, Shad Mayfield gives a no-frills account of his mental battles inside both Globe Life Field and the Thomas & Mack and how it has impacted his career. He shares the mental insights that have helped him...

  • Misstringing with Shad Mayfield

    Misstringing can break a great tie-down run in the final moments. World champion Shad Mayfield explains the smoothest way to string your calf before the tie, how to hold the piggin string and ways to avoid misstringing in the tie-down roping.

  • Calf Practice with Shad Mayfield

    Shad Mayfield shares his practice routine for running down the rope, flanking, and tying a live calf in the pen. Learn the easiest way to flank a calf, regardless of your size, as Shad demonstrates the entire process.

  • Animal Protection

    Shad Mayfield goes over how he protects his calves while practicing in the arena. He demonstrates the proper technique for positioning the calf's leg while tying, emphasizing measures to protect the calf throughout the process.

  • Tying 101 with Shad Mayfield

    In this video, world champion tie-down roper, Shad Mayfield, explains the basic methods for tying a calf down in tie-down roping. He breaks down how to use the piggin string correctly, what a "hooey" is, and when to use one wrap versus two. Mayfield also explains the proper way to use your knees ...