Originally Posted by NorthernMama
Well you can't rope over the head on the longhorns now can you? You'd have to be really, REALLY good to be able to do that.
You can, but you're right, you have to be really
good to be able to do that. There is a place where they hold a pasture roping competition and part of it, the more challenging part, is having to rope a longhorn. Not too many folks have been able to do it. I'm trying to find the video right now.
Aha!! Go to about 9:45 in this vid, it shows some guys trying to rope a decent sized longhorn. The header makes the catch, but the heeler doesn't.
And here's another video about it