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post #1 of 8 Old 09-08-2012, 06:38 AM Thread Starter
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"Barrel racing gone wrong"

I don't barrel race, just a few times when I was younger. But cruising youtube and I found this video and thought some other horsie people might enjoy watching it also. A lot of those falls made me cringe, that's scary footing to make that happen.
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post #2 of 8 Old 09-08-2012, 10:42 PM
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That would be terrifying to have you horse go down when turning barrels I'm glad that's never happened to me. That must have been poor dirt to have that happen so much. Also a lot of balance issues on some of those rider's caused those falls. Makes me cringe watching those people fall.

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post #3 of 8 Old 09-08-2012, 11:28 PM
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I know this is english, but this is my favorite blooper video:


I just love it lol

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music
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post #4 of 8 Old 09-08-2012, 11:33 PM
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This one is pretty cute too. Love the music that goes with it!


And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music
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post #5 of 8 Old 09-09-2012, 07:07 PM
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I don't even watch those videos anymore..it just makes me mad because people who don't barrel race or know the sport assume it's just crazy barrel horses when I can guarantee 90% of the "crashes" are caused by the rider. Even if it's so much as making sure your horse is comfortable, ill fitting tack, nerves, and/or every type of rider error in the saddle.

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post #6 of 8 Old 09-10-2012, 05:29 AM
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lol I wish I got my amazing barrel fall on video :P my horse tripped and flipped on the run home, but at least I went flying and didn't get squished and thankfully my baby was fine :)

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post #7 of 8 Old 09-11-2012, 12:18 PM
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Just saw a photo that works for barrel racing gone wrong.. Poor horse.

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post #8 of 8 Old 09-11-2012, 05:11 PM
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^^^Poor horse indeed. I can't imagine getting kicked as hard as possible with those huge spurs that are clearly going to come down on him.

Spurs are for lateral movement only. Not for kicking.

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