Training Sessions with Breakaway Ropers Headed to Vegas

Training Sessions with Breakaway Ropers Headed to Vegas

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Train with our SEVEN coaches who will be heading to Vegas for the 2023 NFBR!

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Training Sessions with Breakaway Ropers Headed to Vegas
  • Angelone Sisters' Practice Session on Fresh Horses

    Episode 1

    Martha and Sarah Angelone ride Amigo and Chick in this practice session. Amigo is a greener horse that has been in training with Sarah for five months and she focuses on keeping him relaxed in the box, the run and in good position behind cattle. Angelone ropes off "Chick," one of her younger rode...

  • Angelone Sisters' Practice Session on Finished Horses

    Episode 2

    In this laid-back practice session, Martha Angelone and Sarah Angelone rope on their finished horses, Jesse James and Wilma, at Sarah's house in Lipan, Texas. They discuss scoring techniques and ways that they work each horse to keep them on their A-game. 

  • Angelone Sisters' Practice Session on Young Horses

    Episode 3

    Martha and Sarah Angelone work through a live cattle practice on their younger horses and explain how they work horses at different stages of training and correct common issues in the box and the run. 

  • Building Confidence to be Fast

    Episode 4

    Martha Angelone explains the ways that she uses roping the dummy to train herself to be fast in competition. Sarah Angelone explains how she applies pressure to herself and her young horses in order to prepare to win at jackpots and rodeos. They give examples of how their father and a mentor taug...

  • Rating Drills and Sled Drills out of the Box

    Episode 5

    Martha rides her older horse, Simba and demonstrates drills on the sled that can help horses pay attention and rate off a calf during a live run. Sarah Angelone and 4-year-old Squishy try the drill as well and work on staying smooth, focused and in the correct position. Both sisters talk through ...

  • Practicing Roping on the Gain and Catching Tricky Calves

    Episode 6

    Sarah Angelone shares how she practices roping on the gain from the ground. Martha breaks down how she and Sarah's delivery style helps both ladies reach and catch close cattle, and Sarah demonstrates drills to help keep an open, even loop when calves move left or right during a run.

  • Learning How to React During a Run

    Episode 7

    This simple drill is perfect for beginners or younger ropers to learn how to react quickly while breakaway roping. Martha and Sarah Angelone originally learned this game at a Joe Beaver Clinic and have used it throughout the years to train themselves to be prepared for any situation that could ar...

  • Perfect Position

    Episode 8

    Maintaining good positioning behind a calf starts on the ground level. Martha Angelone walks through how she practices her positioning on the dummy and demonstrates the correct areas to practice from.

  • The First Swing to the Last Swing

    Episode 9

    Martha Angelone's first swing is one of her keys to wicked fast runs. She breaks down precisely how she brings her first swing up and sets herself up to deliver quickly, then how she launches her last swing to the target for high-percentage catches.

  • Learning Correct Body Position on the Ground

    Episode 10

    Not only is the position that you rope from on the dummy important, your core and arm positioning has effects on your loop. Martha Angelone shares a simple drill to help train your body to stay in good position through your throw when roping the dummy on the ground and explains how it can carry o...

  • Setting up Practice and Competition Ropes

    Episode 11

    Martha Angelone gives viewers a peek inside her roping bag. She shares what her must-have tools are. Angelone explains how she sets up her competition ropes, including how she cuts and ties the end of her rope to break away safely and quickly. She also describes how she sets up her practice ropes...

  • Martha Angelone's First Time Riding "Muffin"

    Episode 12

    Martha Angelone rides Harley Pryor's "Muffin," for the first time. Muffin is a 9-year-old mare who was trained by Sarah Angelone. Angelone learns how to adjust to the mare's powerful move out of the box and make solid runs while Sarah coaches from the sidelines. Angelone talks through her opinion...