What do you think: Can a blind horse barrel race?
About a month ago, I purchased my first horse. She is a 13 year old purebred QH. Right now I'm working on getting she and I both back into shape because it's been a while on both our parts. I decided recently that although I don't know if I'd ever actually show her, I'd like to do something together with her -- a goal I can work towards with her, even if it's just a "thing" that we do together. When I was in high school, I loved barrel racing. That's what I've decided want to work towards.
But here's the thing...
Not only is she not trained to barrel race (I realize I would have to get a trainer or work hard with her on my own), but she is also blind in her right eye and has been since age 2. I've heard stories of horses being able to show blind, but I was wondering what your take on it is. Is it feasible?