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  1. Barrel Racing
    Hello! Does anyone have any good videos they can share on where their hands/arms should be around the barrel? Or any tips? Im struggling a little bit. Also when do you grab the horn going around the barrel (before you hit the barrel or while you're hitting the barrel?) In my area we don't have a...
  2. Saddle Discussions & Saddle Fitting Queries
    Hi! So, I do barrels, trails and reining mainly, but I would like the option to try other things such as cutting. What kind of saddle should I get?
  3. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    Hi everyone! I'm trying to expand my knowledge on bits n such, throughout this past year I've tried out tons of different bits to see how they work and what works best for me/ my horse. What's everyones opinion on Draw Gag bits in Barrel Racing? I know the basic understanding of it but I want...
  4. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    I'm looking into buying a Martin Sherry Cervi Crown C barrel saddle, and was wondering if anyone has used ? I was also looking into , any reviews on their wait times/ customer service/ saddles?
  5. Horse Talk
    OK people, I'm in desperate need of your help. Life's starting to come to the point where I need to decide what I'm going to do with my life. I really don't have too many ideas of what I like, other than a heavy equipment operator, carpenter, or something in the equine industry. A dream...
  6. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    OK barrel racers, here's the big question. Which do you prefer: Quarter Horse or Thoroughbred? I think I'm FINALLY buying my own horse this spring, after leasing for 9 years. I run 2D, and have leased Quarter Horses, Arabians, Paints, and a Quarter horse/Morgan. I also jump at home, do...
  7. Barrel Racing
    Looking for fun exercises and drills to do with my horse without using barrels or doing the pattern
  8. Western Riding Queries & Competition sub forums
    Please share your opinions on starfishing below! :) In my opinion: I realize it's an accident when a rider gets popped out of the saddle occasionally when kicking. But if you're kicking that hard, you're probably doing more harm to your horse than beating the clock. I think there is...
  9. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    I've been looking to buying some new SMB's, I've tried the Prof Choice II and they didn't fit my mare right. I've seen the "new" RES brand, but they have the "one size fits all" like the Pegasus boots. Which I'm a little scared to try. What is your favorite brand of SMB's? :lol: -Ventech...
  10. Horse Talk
    This is my new Mare, Bella. She is a short, about 14.3hh pure QH (she has papers but her last owner threw them away :cry:) I would like a show name for her. She's pretty fast, peppy, cute, can be a little stubborn, but she loves to turn quick. I would love some help as I'm only good at...
  11. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    My new horse needs to wear smb's or Polo's. My questions is what is best for barrel racing; Professional choice/ classic equine smb's or polo wraps? My horse has some tendon problems so any hard ground is not an easy walk, but grass or a nice sanded area is perfect. She also broke a bone in her...
  12. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    So, I've heard a few bad things about Professional choice, so here's the question. Classic Equine Legacy or Professional Choice Elite?:-)
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