It's important in the practice pen to practice at the level you compete. When you're roping at an aggressive, competitive level, you need to try and practice like it in order to keep your horse working right. In this bonus Roping.com tips episode of The Short Score, Patrick Smith explains what it means to rate off your rope and how to achieve it.
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