Originally Posted by TimeChaser
I'm such a conformation freak so this is hard for me to say - barrels horses come in every shape, size, and conformational fault there is. Here is what to look for: soundness and HEART. That seems to be the only thing that matters. I know a super pole horse that is so toed in that it is hard to believe she can even walk. Good training, good riding and good planning is what makes a good barrel horse.
TimeChaser, good information, your right, it doesn't seem to matter the confirmation much, the more I read, and your quote is very funny and helpful! :)