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oklahoma_cowgirl 01-03-2007 04:17 PM

Which would make a better Barrel horses

barnrat 01-03-2007 06:14 PM

I always thought of Quarter horses as being good barrel racers, but I also know that Arabs are good to!

Rio's Kabam 01-03-2007 07:18 PM

Yes, I agree with barnrat. Quarter Horses, Appaloosas, Arabians, Paints, any crossbreed. I'm sure almost any breed would be suitable for barrels, if they're trained properly. =D

barnrat 01-03-2007 08:10 PM

I was talking to this girl once and she said that Quarter horses can get up to there highest speed faster then any other horse. so QH would be a wise choice, My Teacher did agree with the girl to. My teacher teaches Companion Animal Science.

Rio's Kabam 01-03-2007 08:50 PM

Yeah, Quarter Horses would probably be the best if that is true. =] It'd definately come in handy for barrels.

kristy 01-03-2007 10:17 PM

Hence, their name.. quarter horse, quarter of a mile. They raced short distances versus long because of their incredible sprint. :idea:

barnrat 01-03-2007 10:31 PM


I am starting to fill somewhat smart..... :roll: lol.

Wild_Spirits 01-04-2007 12:51 AM

Quarter horses would be your best bet. But like they said, there are other breeds if they're trained right. Arabians have the speed for it. Keep in mind the cornering on the barrels is a big deal. LOL

*ArabianPrincess* 01-04-2007 09:41 AM

My arabian x Andulsion.

He is Pro Trained in Barrel racing.
I done it on him 1 time at riding club.
I can say all i had to do is sit there he knew it so well. :D
And it was my first time :oops:

But it was a **** good experience i can tell you that.

he is very good at it. Very good on his hooves :D

Love ya benny,

x x x xx

barnrat 01-04-2007 02:14 PM

Yes, a Qurab I bet would be really good at the barrels too!

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