Retired civil engineer Gary Westergren may have come into horses later in life, but he’s making up for lost time as one of barrel racing’s leading breeders and owners.
Barrel Horse News caught up with Colorado Classic producer Kayla Jones to chat about the successful 2021 event.
Many barrel racers use video to replay their runs and enhance their training. But what exactly should you be looking for in your videos?
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When checking your horse for saddle fit, you will remove the pad and set the saddle directly on the horse’s back. What you are looking for is an even fit from the withers down the back with even pressure from the gullet down the bars of the saddle.
No home arena? No problem. Here’s how one professional barrel horse trainer structures her program without having her own arena.
National Finals Rodeo qualifier Shali Lord has everything she needs to effectively communicate with Freckles Ta Fame in the Neil Merrill medium shank three-piece twisted—lift, whoa, and a balanced feel with a quick response.