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    12-29-2008, 10:58 PM
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Foal
Any Thoroughbred barrel racers?

Hello all!
Was curious to know if you or if you know of anybody that barrel races with a TB? Just wanting to know of my chances in the barrel racing world! Thanks!!
     
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    12-29-2008, 11:48 PM
  #2
Weanling
My cousins horse is part TB and I know of some people with pure bred TB's that barrel race
     
    12-30-2008, 07:27 AM
  #3
Started
I knew a gal that barrel raced a OTTB... The horse would get pretty hot though. She took about 2 years of retraining before she really started to compete with the horse. That horse sure had a stride on her!!!
     
    12-30-2008, 09:34 AM
  #4
Banned
Yes they make WONDERFUL barrel horses, because of their stamina and agility.
     
    12-30-2008, 10:56 AM
  #5
Yearling
...no...
     
    12-30-2008, 02:08 PM
  #6
Trained
I like part TBs better for barrels. I've seen full TBs do it before though.
     
    12-30-2008, 03:58 PM
  #7
Foal
Well the TB that I'm reffering to is a shorter, stockier verson than your classic OTTB. He looks more like an appendix. I've seen him go and turn on a dime in the field. I think that he could do pretty well. Any info on how to get started in training?
Thanks for all the replies already!!
     
    12-30-2008, 04:26 PM
  #8
Weanling
No I've never seen tbs barrel race mostley aqhas, appys,
     
    12-30-2008, 09:55 PM
  #9
Foal
Well the TB that I'm refering to is shorter and stockier than your classic OTTB. He looks like an appendix. He can go and turn on a dime in the field. I think that he could do well. Any info on how to get started with the training or what orginization to get involved with? Thanks for the quick replies!! Sorry for the double post, my computer is acting funny!
     
    12-30-2008, 10:25 PM
  #10
Trained
NBHA is a big one. But there are usually local groups too.
PM me and I can give you a pretty detailed training schedule, I just don't feel like typing it all out right now.
What is his training? Age? Current riding schedule?
     

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