Barrel Racing

An exciting race against the clock in which exhibitors follow a course consisting of three barrels in a triangular “cloverleaf” pattern. Riders choose to circle either the right or left barrel first, race to the opposite barrel and complete the course after circling the third barrel and racing down the center of the three barrels to stop the timer. Knocking over a barrel carries a five-second penalty. Barrel racing is popular with all ages and all skill levels. It is an excellent entry event for newcomers to competition.

February 16, 2021 | News and Publications , Training
These fundamental exercises for barrel racing and pole bending horses establish and maintain control.
February 15, 2021 | Racing , Racing
This gorgeous black mare went from racehorse to kid horse.
January 14, 2021 | Timed Events , Timed / Speed events
Your best speed prospect might be right under your nose. Pro rodeo barrel racers share how they found some of their best horses in the most unlikely of places.
January 01, 2021 | Timed Events , Timed / Speed events
This retired racehorse now wears many hats for his breeder, owner and trainer.
December 31, 2020 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
Proper horse training can produce cardiovascular improvements to create speed and endurance.

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