Whether you're on a green horse or a finished one, develop a rock-solid turning style with this drill from Kelsey Mackay.
Part of being a barrel racer is being on the road traveling to and from your competitions. R.E. and I have done a lot of hauling in our careers, and when I arrived at a rodeo, NBHA or AQHA event, or any competition, I wanted the healthiest, happiest, most competitive horse there. The following is a list of tips I hope you find useful when you hit the road.
My question for you today is, “Do you have goals?” Almost any barrel racer is quick to respond with, “I want to win the National Finals Rodeo,” but have you thought about what steps you must accomplish before you can even qualify for the NFR?