Team roping's horse market continues to rise with growth of the rope horse futurity and stallion incentive business. The Riata Buckle, Royal Crown and the American Rope Horse Futurity Association have joined the Ariat World Series of Team Roping and the USTRC in driving the industry forward, and perhaps nobody has had a better view of these market trends than Steve Friskup, principal at Clovis Horse Sales. In Part 1 of our Horse Market Report, Friskup details the effects of the futurity and stallion incentive business on the rope horse industry, with a nuanced view of the market forces at work.
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