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  1. Rodeo
    I always feel uncomfortable pulling up to rodeos and seeing these huge rigs hauling several horses when I've only got a used three horse trailer that I got for $6,000 and my two horses. I know that my animals are bred just as well, if not better than, the other horses there. They'll work for me...
  2. Rodeo
    I am so excited to start doing high school rodeo in about two weeks (I'm a Freshman, so this will be my first year). I've been doing Junior rodeos my whole life, so I'm excited to try something new. Does anyone else do high school rodeo? How do you like it, and have you ever been to...
  3. Western Riding
    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...
  4. Horse Talk
    Hi, I just joined your great forum a few minutes ago. I am writing a children's book about "Barrel Racing." Lisa my illustrator and I were going to write a book for reader’s ages 8-9; we decided to write this first Barrel Racing book for the younger age "Pee Wee Barrel Racers ages 5-6. These...
  5. Horse Shows
    Hi there! I am competing in the 2015 IFYR in barrel racing and pole bending! There are people that travel to this rodeo from different countries! The IFYR is held in Shawnee, OK and I will go there to compete sometime in July. I am currently looking for sponsors. I will have a patch of your...
  6. Horse Shows
    If you could plan a giant road trip around North America, stopping to see popular horse shows all along the way, which ones would you stop at (and why)? I'm a fan of all varieties - sporting, dressage, English, Western, or whatever!
  7. Horse Talk
    Hi All, We're working on a documentary about the cowboy culture in Compton, CA. We wanted to share it here because the story is about how horse stables built a strong community in a tough environment. The stables suspiciously caught fire years ago and we want to raise awareness through this...
  8. Horse Conformation Critique
    I need honest critique on my 8yr old AQHA Olenas Impersonator Gelding he is my trick riding horse
  9. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I'm looking to get a nice saddle pad that's not extremely expensive, I will be sing it for barrel racing so if anyone has any favorite and/or reasons they think its a good one for barrel racing please let me know! (:
  10. Horses for Sale
    Kachina is a 1/2 Arab 1/2 Paint mare (Pinto) she is 9 years old and 14.2hh. This horse is very athletic, willing, smart, and fast. She has been in Junior Rodeo where she was in the top 10 for pole bending. She has been used as a barrel horse, pole horse, parade horse, gymkhana horse, lesson...
  11. Horse Training
    Hello! My 21 year old Quarter Horse has been living at my grandmas house for the past few years, so he does not get ridden very often. We may be boarding him closer to my house in a year or two. He has never gamed before and can be very lazy at times. But has never had any mayor health problems...
  12. Barrel Racing
    Finals went excellent for me this year! My mare Kayo had two quick clean runs! I was super proud of her. Clean was all I was hoping for! But my little Duke really surprised me! In the first round, we had a 20.7-- our first 20 second run EVER. Anddd got 2nd in our performance. I was 4th overall...
  13. Barrel Racing
    So I have been running barrels competitively for around 3 years now but now I am advancing and going to bigger and further away barrel races and rodeos. My horses all trailer and haul fine but the longest they have been in one is like 2 and a half-3 hours. I have a 4 horse Featherlite and my...
  14. Barrel Racing
    This was a little club gymkhana Duke, Kayo and I went to.(: Duke hadnt seen a single pole pattern in 5 months and he ran a 21.811.. Im so excited to see what hes got for me this year! It felt so good to be running him again. <3 Kayo got my first 7 second 75 up&back run, and it was her first time...
  15. Horse Training
    All right, so my mare Kayo and I recently won a 'rodeo royalty' competition and I'm now the Queen for this riding club. It's a really small club, and there isnt much involved with it. But I overheard the director talking and she wants us to represent at our towns CPRA rodeo. The grand entry we...
  16. Rodeo
    I am doing drill team for the first time this summer and I am really exited. I am also a little nervous, but who wouldn't be? There are three performances and we ride in a parade. Does anyone have any advice on anything?
  17. Plus Sized Riders
    Are there any other plus sized Cowgirls out there? Does anyone else run Barrels? If so what are your times? Do you and your horse enjoy it? Have any of you competed? How were you received, what was your experience?
  18. Horse Health
    Utah Equestrian News: Controversial horse roping competition held in Tremonton Read this article and leave a comment. Your opinion is important.
  19. Rodeo
    Hi All, Are you part of a family that lives and breathes rodeo? Are you a family run rodeo contracting business? Does most of your family participate in rodeos? Or is your family involved in Miss Rodeo competitions? If so we are looking for you! We are teamed up with a well known network who is...
  20. Rodeo
    Hi everyone! I have always been fascinated by the Rodeo Queen and Drill Teams. I am only an intermediate rider so I won’t be ready for this year but I would like to try out the following year. I am in Canada and read that Miss Rodeo Canada must be between the ages 18 - 25 and I'm 20 this year...
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