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  • How to teach a horse and rider to barrel race
  • How to train a horse to barrel race

 
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    01-11-2010, 08:31 PM
  #1
Yearling
Barrel Racing

Hey guys.. I was hoping that someone could help me!

The story is I will start riding this horse for this women.. the horse is an EXTREMELY well trained horse.. the lady wants him to be trained in all disciplines.. both english and western.. I know how to teach a horse to jump and stuff(which is what he daughter really wants him to be trained in) I trained my horse from the ground up to jump..but I have absolutely no idea how to train a horse to barrel race or pole bend.. I have been taught to barrel race myself but I have not been taught to train a horse how to barrel race correctly.. I have started my horse out by teaching him the pattern at a walk and trot...but the lady wants me to train him and I want to make sure I can do it right..and yes, she knows I have no idea how to train him to do this..well actually, I have an idea how to but im not exactly sure on some specific stuff like where to rate at what exactly is rating and anything else I may need to know... so if you are a barrel racer or know about barrel racing please help me out! Thanks in advance!!
     
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    01-11-2010, 10:21 PM
  #2
Foal
Well youve already started out on the right foot! Once they have the pattern down it'll be pretty easy. Get the lead changes down too.
     
    01-11-2010, 10:34 PM
  #3
Yearling
O ok..sounds easy enough! Lol..i know it will be hard work but it will also be well worth it in the longggg run! Thanks for your input!
     
    01-11-2010, 10:48 PM
  #4
Foal
No problem! Im in the process of doing the same thing with a horse named "Harvy". So I know where your coming from. Be sure to update us all with your progress!
     

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