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.

October 13, 2020 | Racing , Timed / Speed events
This hotrod former racehorse is lighting it up as a barrel racing horse. 
October 07, 2020 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
Top barrel racer Stevi Hillman breaks down how she rides her horses around the barrel, avoiding hurry but focusing on quickness.
September 12, 2020 | News and Publications , Training
A fast time is what it takes to win a check at a barrel race, but when it comes to training a barrel horse, slow and steady wins.
August 24, 2020 | Showing , Timed / Speed events
On The Money Red, a Quarter Horse with a huge amount of heart, left a legacy in the racing and barrel racing industries that will never be forgotten.
August 23, 2020 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
This one simple barrel racing exercise from world champion Nellie Miller and her father, Sam Williams, will help your horse develop tight turns and perfect your run.

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