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June 3, 2020
For this podcast, we wanted to step over to the business side of team roping and dig into the details with Ken Bray, President & CEO of Equibrand (which currently operates popular brands such as Classic Rope, Classic Equine, Martin Saddlery, Rattler Rope and more...). Bray talks about what it takes to build, manage, and grow a business to become one of the largest influencers in the equine industry.   For questions or feedback about this podcast, please reach out to PaceFreed@xfactorteamroping.com
May 7, 2020
NFR qualifier Kolton Schmidt talks about competing at the highest level of roping. Kolton shares his personal training and mental techniques that have helped him handle the lifestyle of team roping. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . For questions or feedback about this podcast, email Pace personally at: PaceFreed@xfactorteamroping.com
April 29, 2020
Winning isn't just for the World Champions but for EVERY level of roper. Listen in to Wesley Thorp sharing his story talking about how he capitalized every number along the way to a World Title. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . For questions or feedback about this podcast, email Pace personally at: PaceFreed@xfactorteamroping.com
April 14, 2020
Listen to Jade Corkill tell HIS story. The ups, the downs and everything in between. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . For questions or feedback about this podcast, email Pace personally at: PaceFreed@xfactorteamroping.com
April 10, 2020
Texas Born and raised, Craig Cameron grew up in the ranching life and started his career competing in rodeo and soon developed his love for training horses. Today, Cameron is a world-renowned clinician specializing in training horses and riders, touring all over the country sharing his training techniques. He has many accomplishments including winning the 2010 "Road to the Horse" competition as well as being inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. Cameron is still currently taking horses into training alongside his son, Cole Cameron. To inquire about clinics, lessons or training, please visit their website craigcameron.com or find them on Facebook Ride Smart Horsemanship Facebook For questions or feedback about this podcast, email Pace personally at: PaceFreed@xfactorteamroping.com
March 30, 2020
Husband, Father, and Competitor. 3x World Champion Clay Tryan talks about his mindset and work ethic that has perpetuated his successful career in team roping. Listen as he discusses his competitive nature as well as his advice to all young ropers including his own kids.
March 20, 2020
Add to Watchlist World Champion Header Erich Rogers talks about his life journey as a team roper. He has an amazing story and provides insightful information on how he sets goals and accomplishes them through hard work and determination.
March 11, 2020
Hunter Koch is a 22 year old NFR qualifier from Vernon, TX and has a story that is truly inspirational! In this episode, Hunter shares his personal journey to success. Interesting fact: Hunter did not grow up with a background in team roping! This young man is very relatable and […]
March 5, 2020
Steven Duby is a 22 year old PRCA header from Caldwell ID. He talks about his young rodeo career which consists of many ups and downs such as winning the PRCA rodeo “Pendleton Round-Up” to being part of a controversial call at one of the year’s biggest rodeos. You’ll enjoy […]
January 14, 2020
We have all heard about CBD products, but do you know much about them? Take advantage of this podcast with Samantha Oats, Marketing Director of Kahm CBD to get up to date information on CBD: What it is, what it does and how it can benefit you and your pets. […]
December 3, 2019
First trip to the WNFR this year for 20 year old Brenten Hall! Listen to the podcast to find out where he has been, where he is now, and how he got there!   To watch Brenten Hall’s practice sessions for the NFR, please visit: www.XFactorRoping.com   Thank you for […]
November 25, 2019
How do you go from a #7 to a #9 heeler? Glad you asked. Check out this podcast featuring 2019 Resistol Rookie Heeler of the Year, Paden Bray to find out how he made that jump that launched him into an open roping career at the young age of 20!
October 29, 2019
Check out this interview with the young up and coming roper, Jaxson Tucker! This 17-year-old is from North Carolina and is taking the roping world by storm! Tune into to find out more!
October 19, 2019
Imagine the best rope horses 6 years or younger being shown by some of the best ropers and horse trainers. THAT is what the American Rope Horse Futurity Association is all about. During the World Championship in Fort Worth, TX, we stole the judges for a brief moment to help us clarify HOW these horses are judged. We know that team roping is a timed event but these horses are also judged on performance so it made for a great educational topic of discussion!  The judges in this podcast are: Mark Wray & Shawn Darnall . . . . . . . . . . . . For more information about this event or podcast, don't be afraid to reach out via our website, XFactorRoping.com or through any of our social media platforms!
October 15, 2019
Breakaway roping is coming on strong! If you enjoy breakaway or looking to "up" your mental game in the roping industry, then you NEED to listen to this podcast featuring Kelsie Chace. After filming some instructional videos with her, we were blown away with her skills AND knowledge about the sport. . . . . . . . .  Please be sure to reach out to us either on our website or any of our social media platforms, we would love to hear feedback about our podcasts! Enjoy!
September 25, 2019
What does it take to be an 11X NFR Qualifier in calf-roping? Pace takes advantage of his Idaho neighbor, Matt Shiozawa, and sits down and really gets to the nitty-gritty on what goes into such a successful career in rodeo! Matt has a great sense of humor and is a husband and a father.  We hope you love this podcast as much as we do!
September 20, 2019
What an honor it was to sit down with 2X Army 101st Airborn, purple heart recipient, Idaho's 40 most successful people under 20, and president of the PTSD Veteran Athletes, Russell Davies! Russell was a childhood friend of the host, Pace Freed, which made it even more special for them to sit down and share not only Russell's story about the military but also his amazing organization that he put together for veterans! >> Professional Transformation Sports Development is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that introduces struggling veterans to the therapeutic attributes of nature and action sports to overcome Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and depression. < . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  To learn more or to make a donation: Facebook: @ptsdveteranathletes Instagram: @ptsdveteranathletes https://ptsdveteranathletes.com/
September 20, 2019
There are many medications and supplements that you can feed your horse, but what about going back to the basics? At Silver Lining Herbs, they use all-natural ingredients that have been proven to help and alleviate all kinds of ailments! This podcast is with Silver Lining Herbs owner, Josi Young, and touches on his past, present, and future of the company as well as the benefits of his products! We hope you enjoy it as much as we did!  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . To learn more about Silver Lining Herbs, visit the website: https://www.silverliningherbs.com/
August 25, 2019
Serial entrepreneur, steer wrestler, businessman, motivator, influencer, KC Jones does it all. In this episode we got to sit down with 9X NFR qualifier and hear about the journey he's been on, the lessons he learned, and how he got to where he is today. Don't forget to leave a review and let us know what you think!
June 29, 2019
From humble beginnings to 2x NFR qualifications, Tyler talks about how he initially started his team roping career as a heeler, how he has learned to play to his strengths and the ups and downs that have brought him to where he is today.
June 9, 2019
In this episode Pace and Marty talk about training yourself as a roper and how to develop feel and flow for the run. Learn how to intentionally go through your run and stay in control!
June 9, 2019
Total customization, from the size of your saddle horn to the shape of your tree, Martin Saddlery not only gives you a saddle that fits your horse, they create a saddle to fit the rider. Some of the top ropers and riders in the world ride a Martin saddle, and we got to sit down with Matt Smith to hear about all of the ins and outs of this custom saddle shop. Click here to see what all they have created!
May 24, 2019
How to become a winner... In this episode we got to sit down with Buddy Hawkins. We are so excited about our new partnership with Buddy, and we can't wait for you guys to hear what he has to say.  He is officially XFactor's newest personal coach, and you can head to this link >> https://xfactorteamroping.com/product-category/personal-coaching/ to reserve your spot on Buddy's coaching calendar!
April 17, 2019
We sit down with Rhett Baker to hear how Rhett got started roping, how that led him to discover his passion for training horses, and how he ended up getting involved in showing working cow horses. Rhett dives into the details of what showing looks like for him, and the time he puts in, and the reasons he loves it, along with training techniques and tips you'll want to hear about!
April 10, 2019
A team roping boot camp to catapult your team roping career to the Next Level? Listen as Charly Crawford breaks down his desire for his Next Level clinic, and the goals he has to arm the generations coming up with the skills and fundamentals that will help take their roping to the Next Level.
March 27, 2019
Tune into this episode to hear Lane Ivy discuss his rodeoing and professional heading career, the mindset that keeps him motivated, practice pen habits, horse training methods and more!
March 1, 2019
You just can't freakin' quite!
February 16, 2019
What's your workout regimen like? As a roper, you're an athlete and that means training like an athlete. In this episode, Pace sits down with Ben Masztak to discuss workout regimens catered toward ropers, ways to fuel your body for top performance, and ultimately staying healthy from the inside out. If you are interested in a training program specifically centered around team ropers and other rodeo athletes, then tune in and let us know what you think! Listen on your favorite podcast app on iTunes or Spotify to keep up with all of the latest! Download Episode! Be sure to subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Spotify to keep up with all of the latest!
February 1, 2019
We want to educate the rodeo contestants to be able to use PRCA resources to their full advantage! That is why we met up with PRCA team roping director Manny Egusquiza. You would not believe the "ins and outs" that a Team Roping director is in charge of! "I am the voice of the contestants!" - Manny Check it out! Download Episode!
January 5, 2019
X Factor Roping had the pleasure of sitting down with "roper turned "producer" Austin Robertson of Robertson Hill Ranch Corrientes. Many of you know him from his renowned open ropings such as The Lonestar Shootout and The Open Showdown. Listen in on this podcast to hear about all the ins and outs that goes into these team roping productions! Download Episode!
December 21, 2018
In this episode we sit down with second-time NFR qualifier, Buddy Hawkins, and talk about his journey, how he and Lane Ivy prepare for rodeos and the road they have taken to the NFR! Download Episode!
November 19, 2018
Clay Logan grew up in a ranching family gathering wild cattle out in Arizona. He spent plenty of time with his father roping and learning the basics of horse care and ranch management. Clay later moved to Texas and began working with some of the leading cutting horse trainers when he met and married Colleen Murphy. Together. Clay and Colleen collaborated and thus began Logan Performance Horses. They built their facility and home in Granbury, TX. Since 2000, Clay has worked with young cutting horse rejects to develop their potential to excel as a quality team roping horses. Clay has trained several World Champions, Reserve World Champions, and World Show finalist for the Paint and Quarter Horse Association. Several of his amateurs have finished impressively at the world show too.. Download Episode!
November 18, 2018
In this episode, southeast Idaho native, Roe Torres sits down with us to talk about the unique challenges and obstacles he has faced and overcome as he is missing part of his left arm. Torres is a talented heeler and horse trainer with a true passion for the sport and an inspiring story. We all have challenges and obstacles to face, but whether or not we overcome them depends on how bad we want to achieve our goals. Download Episode!
October 30, 2018
We have sat down with him before, and we were excited to get to set down with him again. As the one who oversees all of the rope production for Equibrand, George Mcquain has quite the story and we dig right into it on this episode of X Factor Roping Podcast.
October 1, 2018
X-Factor Roping was thrilled to sit down with Trey Johnson, he is not only an exceptional roper, but a remarkable minister. He definitely has a way with words that will give you a positive outlook and the confidence to improve oneself. Tune in to the podcast to see what Trey has to say, it will change your life! Download Episode!
September 11, 2018
Check out this intriguing interview with 4X NFR Qualifier and BFI Champion Ryan Motes! Ryan is known for his athletic ability with both his roping and horsemanship. Watch this interview to hear what Motes has to say, we guarantee you will NOT be disappointed! Download Episode!
August 28, 2018
At X Factor Roping, we not only want to feature the household names in the Rodeo World but also the guys who are on there way! This episode features a phone call with the "up and coming" Paden Bray. He discusses the ongoing struggles and triumphs in his journey to success! This "series" of podcasts will be called...THE JOURNEY. Download Episode!
August 3, 2018
Get to know NFR Qualifier Marty Becker! Coming from a ranching background in Canada, Mart Becker learned from a young age how to create a feel riding different horses. His career has been extensive ranging from calf roping to heading and heeling. He is proof that hard work pays off! Download Episode!
August 1, 2018
One of the top headers in the world, Dustin Egusquiza, sits down on the XFTR Talk show and talks about how he got his big break into becoming one of the most talented team ropers. He also goes over his favorite wins such as the George Strait Classic and his experience at the 2017 NFR. Download Episode!
July 11, 2018
“In any athletic event, you’re going to have peaks and valleys. There is no way around it, we are all humans so we are going to mess up. To me, the biggest thing is to try and make the valleys as shallow as I can and when you start to dip, you gotta know those two or three checkpoints for yourself that help you get out of them.” -Jake Long Listen to world class heeler Jake Long speak of his own "peaks and valleys" as well as his personal upbringing and how he became the athlete he is today. Download Episode!
July 1, 2018
The general manger of "Smarty" was able to take a phone call with the XFTR Talk Show to speak about the Young Pro Program that is growing rapidly with recognition for having the top youth ropers. Smarty Pro Team works closely with the youth such as Kory Koontz and Clay Tryan to help train the up and coming team roping generation. Download Episode!
June 23, 2018
Listen to Joseph Harrison's journey to becoming a world-class horse trainer and NFR Qualifying heeler. You will be enlightened by Joseph's work ethic as well as enjoy his great sense of humor! Download Episode!
May 30, 2018
Listen and learn all kinds of tips and tricks from Classic Rope's George McQuain. He discusses how to break in your rope and how to get the most out of it as well as what some of the top ropers in the industry prefer to use. Download Episode!
May 26, 2018
Listen to the winner of 2018 Reno Rodeo heeler, Trey Yates! He talks about how he grew up as well as where he would like to take his roping in the future!
May 24, 2018
Get to know more about JoJo LeMond's journey to becoming one of the best ropers and horseman in the industry. Download Episode!
May 14, 2018
Snapchat Q&A with JoJo LeMond. Keep an eye out for part 2 and get to know more about JoJo LeMond's journey to becoming one of the best ropers and horseman in the industry. Download Episode!
May 12, 2018
Hope Thomson gives an insightful look into the rodeo world and what it takes to become not only a great competitor but also a trainer as well. Download Episode!
April 19, 2018
The X-Factor Roping Talk Show is here to provide you with an inside view into the lives of some of the top athletes and horse trainers in the western industry.
April 6, 2018
The X-Factor Roping Talk Show is here to provide you with an inside view into the lives of some of the top athletes and horse trainers in the western industry.
March 7, 2018
The X-Factor Roping Talk Show is here to provide you with an inside view into the lives of some of the top athletes and horse trainers in the western industry.
February 26, 2018
The X-Factor Roping Talk Show is here to provide you with an inside view into the lives of some of the top athletes and horse trainers in the western industry.
February 26, 2018
The X-Factor Roping Talk Show is here to provide you with an inside view into the lives of some of the top athletes and horse trainers in the western industry.
February 26, 2018
The X-Factor Roping Talk Show is here to provide you with an inside view into the lives of some of the top athletes and horse trainers in the western industry.
February 26, 2018
The X-Factor Roping Talk Show is here to provide you with an inside view into the lives of some of the top athletes and horse trainers in the western industry.
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