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Big Loop roping-Valentine, NE-June 1, 2013

Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:14 pm
by Soapweed
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Big Loop roping held in Valentine on Saturday June 1, 2013
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Long ropes and loops measuring 18 feet in circumference
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A plan comes together
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The front legs must both be in one loop, and the back legs need to both be in the heel loop.
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The ground person and their rope must be mounted before time is called.
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Lots of rope
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Tailing one over
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The 7 looks like L.
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Nice horses and saddles in use and on display
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Saddletramp visiting with friends
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The lady swings a big loop.
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Playing with lots of rope
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She did very well.
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And her next shot on the next steer
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Is also good
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Another lady made a good shot
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Buck Brannaman was one of the participants.

Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:04 am
by Faster horses
Thanks for sharing, Soapweed. Those kind of events are really fun to watch. Mr. FH says he can't even hold that much
rope in his hand, let alone rope something.
Pretty impressive to have Buck attend. He's been swinging a rope since forever.

Posted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:38 am
by Strong
Those are some nice photo's again Soapweed. I wish I could have gone to watch. Its fun watching somebody do something different than what I might be used to. I heard all about it from the Tramp while saddling horses Monday moring.

Posted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:52 am
by Silver
Great photo's of an interesting event. Looks like there were lots of knowledgeable folks on hand to participate..... even if all the ones you show here are using the wrong hands!

Re: Big Loop roping-Valentine, NE-June 1, 2013

Posted: Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:54 am
by Soapweed
This came up on my Facebook "Memories," and thought it should be "bumped" here as well. It was a fun day of watching.

Re: Big Loop roping-Valentine, NE-June 1, 2013

Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:40 pm
by Faster horses
Well worth seeing again. Thanks Soapweed!