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  1. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    Hey y'all!! I'm looking for the best tune up/get back in shape exercises to do with my horses! ~ Barrel racing season is just around the corner and I want my ponies to to be ready! ~ My first race is in March so show me whatcha got!!:gallop::gallop::gallop:
  2. Barrel Racing
    Hello! I'm new to the site but I have been interested in joining and asking a number of questions for awhile now so I figured there was no time like the present. I should explain that I have been around barrel horses for awhile now, I have helped in training a few, and even done shows when I...
  3. Barrel Racing
    I currently ride in a tom thumb. I like the bit but I don't want to be training barrels in it. I do have an o-ring bit which I'd love to use IS this a good bit to train and run in? Which bits do you guys use?
  4. Barrel Racing
    Okay, I apologize in advance for not having a video of this. The only one is YEARS old, and I look like a floppy chicken :hide: ANYWHO. My barrel gelding is very push style. I don't like to spur and whip the entire pattern, and the only other thing I can do to keep him running is the keep my...
  5. Horse Training
    Hello, I have a 6 year old QH/Paint mare that I want trained for barrels. She is a good rider once you make her understand you are the boss, but she has no "Go" in her, although she is very fast she just doesn't want to run. I don't know what to do, I have tried walking her around barrels but...
  6. Barrel Racing
    So my horse and I have been doing barrels for about year. My horse has been trained for a veryyyy lonnggg timee. She was amazing last summer but all of a sudden after we haven't done barrels in a couple weeks; she has been acting up. When we sprint towards the first barrel, she gets up by the...
  7. Horse Conformation Critique
    Nothing high class, just local. I know he doesn't have the best confirmation. ignore me, no stirrups, fast trot. he's a precious angel.
  8. Horse Tack and Equipment
    im not sure what bit i should use. i am kind of a beginner i guess. i am going to do 4h and barrel race with my horse. Milkshake(my horse) is only 7 if u need anything more from me just ask
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