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        03-10-2013, 10:27 PM
      #11
    Green Broke
    Oh my..^^ Youve had a few falls.. that should.. be.. your cue to STOP doing that then..
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        03-10-2013, 10:32 PM
      #12
    Banned
    No not just at home I had one fall at home but she tripped then I had a fall at a rodeo the ground was awful. I think most barrel racers have there shares of falls
         
        03-10-2013, 10:58 PM
      #13
    Yearling
    I personally wouldn't run a hose ON grass (like tight turns ect.) because not only is it risky and dangerous, it also isn't super healthy on the horses joints either.
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        03-11-2013, 12:58 AM
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    It's not the running on grass that worries me, it's the turning that worries me. I have no problems riding on grass just as long as I'm not asking for barrel racing turns.
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        03-11-2013, 01:21 AM
      #15
    Banned
    I know a girl that wound run barrels in her pasture, and pattern her horses in the pasture as well-- she won a few barrel futuritys actually.. nuff said.
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        03-11-2013, 11:05 AM
      #16
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Kelsie1    
    beau159 Yes I walk and and look for holes and rocks and I have it done pretty good, and ya i've had a few falls around the barrels but i'm prepared for if the horse slips but like I said I never actually run them
    I've yet to see ANYONE who is prepared for a horse slipping. Falls usually happen fast. Boom, and your horse's legs are out from under them. You can't possibly be prepared for a sudden fall. Hence why I do everything in my power to keep my horses running on SAFE ground conditions when I can. Rodeos are a different story, but I can at least control what ground I practice on at home, and you won't find me practicing on grass.


    So do you actually have good deep DIRT around your barrels for the turns, or do you simply have GRASS? Which is it?
         
        03-11-2013, 12:34 PM
      #17
    Banned
    It's good deep dirt you don't have to believe me but I seriously do
         
        03-12-2013, 11:04 AM
      #18
    Green Broke
    Then why are you worried about grass?
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        03-12-2013, 11:31 AM
      #19
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Kelsie1    
    Ok so I don't have a dirt arena cause we don't have enough room for that so I just set my barrels up in the grass in the pasture?

    Soooo.. you don't have dirt.. BUT.. Your barrels are set up around deep good dirt??
         
        03-13-2013, 01:59 PM
      #20
    Banned
    Yes I have dirt around my barrels where I turn but the rest is grass
         

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