Proven: to establish the truth by evidence.
Check out the highs and lows of the 2009 premier barrel horse sales.
Exceptional horses sold high, but mid-level horses and those with less established programs and unproven bloodlines struggled as consignors and breeders tried to make headways in the troubled economy.
In the third of a four-part series on cross-training in the May issue of Barrel Horse News, we learned how cutting has influenced some of today’s best barrel racers and how to apply some concepts from cow work to make the most of the cloverleaf calling. Here, we share a statistical sample of our findings in researching the top horses with earnings in both events.