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Used by Clay Cooper, David Key, Travis Graves, Kevin Daniel, Chad Masters, & many more PRCA Cowboys
Heel-O-Matic Ground-Driven Trainer - NEW Style Ski Sleds
Best For: Headers and heelers, families who rope together
Key Feature: Belt-driven pulley system for variable hopping speed adjustments
■ Practice timing with our patented Heel-O-Matic Hop.
■ Easy-to-change variable pulley system means the faster you pull, the faster the hop – Just like in a real run.
■ Our most popular model.

The Ground Driven TRAINER is our most popular roping practice machine. Virtually maintenance free, this machine provides the realistic “Heel-O-Matic Hop” that is generated by a variable pulley system. The faster the run, the faster the hop – just like in a real run. No battery, motor, solar panel or electrical wiring to worry about. This translates to fewer parts, lower maintenance and easier assembly.

The TRAINER’s pulley system has variable settings that allow you to customize your Heel-O-Matic Hop. Choose a slower hop speed at a higher pull speed, or a faster hop at a slower pull speed. You can select–and easily change-this ratio to meet your practice needs. We’ve added mechanical tension arms to maintain steady belt tension and we’ve packed and sealed our shaft bearings to reduce friction and increase the life of your machine.

Each TRAINER is also equipped with a turning head, collapsible horns as well as a back leg dally kit to let heelers practice their hard hits and accuracy. We tipped our horns to eliminate hang-ups and provide a smoother release. A new, additional spring in the head produces a snappy, quick return and a steady position when being pulled.

Competitive Comparisons:
The Heel-O-Matic hop. Observing the natural movement of steers reveals that their hips and rear legs move in a rhythmic, circular pattern. We’ve carefully duplicated this movement to provide the most accurate movement available for your training. If you study the movement of the “stride” of other brands, you’ll see that the rear legs simply swing back and forth (from front to back). We feel this can cause a false sense of delivery, and this type of roping machine can’t “hop” over the top strand of your loop. Click here to watch video of the Heel-O-Matic Hop!
The compact length of the TRAINER frame produces best maneuverability of any roping practice machine available. This means tighter turns and more realistic run patterns. Be sure to note the frame length of competitive products. A long frame can only turn in a larger arc: a physics law that live cattle rarely follow!
The majority of the TRAINER’s weight is carried on the skids, not the tires. This produces a smoother pull and less compaction in your arena. Some competitive products carry the majority of their weight on a single tire, resulting in a bouncing, unrealistic run.
Heel-O-Matic prides itself on producing the most life-like roping dummy on the market. Be sure to compare and contrast the neck length of the TRAINER to other competitive products.
WEIGHT: Approximately 175 lbs

The TRAINER is durable, weather-resistant, virtually maintenance free, and comes with a full year mechanical warranty. If you’re not completely satisfied, you’re protected by our 7-Day 100% Money Back Guarantee!*

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