Barrel Racing Tips
Tips on Training Barrel Racing Horses
Fast, furious and fun. That's barrel racing to the average spectator, who cheers for each competitor team as the horse and rider "run for home." While the pattern barrel racers run is simple -- making a right turn and two lefts in a cloverleaf around three barrels placed in a triangle, with time the deciding factor -- it requires a lot of training to compete successfully. Training your horse for barrel competition means making him a more supple and responsive mount.