Originally Posted by chika1235
does your horse have to be neckreined to compete in barrel racing?i was just wondering because I saw someone neck reining their horse on the barrels.and I kinda paniced because im trying to get my horse ready for this summers horse shows.also is there anything else that they would count off,what I mean is what are against the rules?
Your horse should be trained to neck rein before you run barrels; however, there are no rules so to speak.
Barrel racing is not like show. They do not dock points etc. Depending on what you are running in club etc...there are rules as to what attire you compete in.