Pole Bending

A timed event in which the speed and agility of the horse are tested as horse and rider twice weave through a course of six poles spaced 21 feet apart, twice circling end poles before turning and racing to the finish line. The pattern must be followed exactly. A five-second penalty is added for each pole knocked down.

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.
January 26, 2020 | News and Publications , Stallion Care
Quarter Horse racing and the famed stallion Jet Of Honor propelled these breeders.
September 20, 2019 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
Problem-solving techniques can help overcome a horse’s competition sourness.
July 26, 2019 | Timed Events , Timed / Speed events
From bits to saddles to spurs, one horseman shares must-have tack for barrel racing and pole bending horses.
June 13, 2019 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
These horse-training exercises help calm hot speed-event horses.