Why Do Breakaway Horses Bow Out?

Learn why horses bow leaving the box and how to fix it from Lari Dee Guy.

Do you know what causes breakaway horses to break wide from the box?

A lack of control using legs and feet on the right side is usually what causes this problem. In this video, Lari Dee Guy demonstrates how she corrects a breakaway horse who has this tendancy to bow out and break wide when coming out of the breakaway roping box.

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About Lari Dee Guy

Lari Dee Guy is an eight-time Women’s Professional Rodeo World Champion and leading advocate for women in rodeo. Guy, of Abilene, Texas, teaches roping clinics all around the world when she’s not competing in the WPRA. She qualified for the first-ever National Finals of Breakaway Roping in Arlington, Texas. Additionally, Guy is a 2021 Inductee into the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame. She is also a 2020 inductee into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame.

“Our goal with BreakawayRoping.com was to bring together the leaders of the sport, talking through and demonstrating the specific skills that set each one possesses and passing those talents along. This is the type of instruction that will drive the sport forward, giving the grassroots access to education that’s necessary for breakaway to continue to grow.”

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About BreakawayRoping.com

BreakawayRoping.com offers courses on breakaway roping 101 as well as elite tuning for pros. The breakaway roping video platform features the likes of WPRA World Champion Hope Thompson, RFD-TV’s The American Champion Madison Outhier, jackpot standouts Josie Conner and Aspen Miller, and the King of the Cowboys, Trevor Brazile. It’s accessible on over 1,000 devices including iOS devices, Android devices, MACs, and PCs. Enjoy streaming from the barn, event or comfort of your couch!