Tater made me a winner. I bought him from Don McLaughlin, a world champion calf roper from Fort Collins, Colorado. When I decided to get serious about competing as a calf roper I sold my small herd of cattle, hooked up my horse trailer and drove down to Fort Collins. I began to win immediately. Tater took me to the NCMRA, North Central Montana Rodeo Association Finals. He was a good horse.