First sliders have less to do with the distance you get in the stop and more to do with keeping the horses from hurting themselves when stopping.
Most reiners do not do barrel racing. Normally you see them doing things like reined cow horse.
You need to decide what you want to do. Sometimes you can not do it all at one time.
-I'm so busy... I don't know if I found a rope or lost my horse.
-An Armed Man is a Citizen an unarmed man is a subject.
-Where ever free speech is stifled Tyranny will reign.