has pioneered the team rope making industry for more than 25 years, creating specialized products for ropers of all kinds. We are proud of our history and we are pleased to provide you with the highest quality team ropes and the best customer service in the industry.
We are ranchers, ropers, rodeo contestants and horse enthusiasts who take pride in blending traditional team rope making artistry with technical innovations to produce the industry’s best equipment.
Cactus has had many great individuals influence the team rope making process over the years starting with Cactus Jack, Jacky and Rob Stephenson, Joe Mathews, Barry Berg, and Mike Piland. Clay O’Brien Cooper, Jake Long, Chad Masters, Riley Minor, Matt Sherwood, Nick Sartain, Lari Dee Guy, Hope Thompson, Stran Smith along with many other team ropers, breakaway roper, and tie-down ropers have lent their professional expertise time and time again to help the master rope makers at Cactus hone their craft.
One of the greatest opportunities for the Cactus crew was the partnership with the GOAT (Greatest of All Time). For the last decade Trevor Brazile, the King of the Cowboys, has been working with Cactus Ropes to design the best feeling head and heel team ropes on the market. Trevor’s Relentless attention to detail coupled with the team rope design team at Cactus resulted in not only the creation the best selling Relentless line of team ropes and calf ropes, but a positive effect on the quality of all Cactus products, from ropes and sports boots to horse blankets.
Today many of the original cast of the Cactus start-up are still pushing the yellow and green every day in the rope shop in Pleasanton, TX. Mike Piland is the head of public relations, Barry is the general manager, and Rob is making sure every team rope is perfectly coiled. The Cactus Crew has stuck together for knocking on thirty years now with no signs of slowing down in the future.
Cactus Ropes are the official rope makers of many great associations and are proud to support the roping and western way of life through corporate partnerships. The PRCA, World Series of Team Roping, ACTRA, Wrangler Team Roping Championships, the BFI, NTRL, and WildFire are just a few of the great roping communities and events sponsored by the Cactus Ropes brand.
If you are new to the roping industry, we say “Welcome!” If you have been a loyal Cactus Ropes user for years, we say “Thank You.” If you are a roper that is interested in trying out a Cactus Rope for the first time, “You will be glad you did!” No matter what level, how long, or how much you love roping, the entire team at Cactus Ropes is here to help you find the perfect rope to fit your individual swing and style.
Grab your rope bag, saddle up, and “Let’s Go Rope!”