I'll go in to the barrel with a 3ish foot pocket but I try to be tight around the back side of the barrel. I don't hold all of the axis points. If you are wide all the way around the barrel it does slow your time down. On one of my mares I HAVE to run tight around the barrels. If I let her have a big pocket she'll cream the barrel every time.
BUT, Charmayne didn't get herself so many World Championship titles not knowing what she's doing..If the girl still wants to argue with you I would just say something like "Ok, well when you outrun and outride Charmayne James, who rides all of her horses based on the axis points, you let me know."
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Last edited by DrumRunner; 12-05-2011 at 12:29 AM.