The final round of a barrel race is no time to safety up. Try these tips if you let the fear of making a mistake keep you from riding to win.
Hot weather is hard on equine athletes and complicates horse care. There are many things we can do to help our horses stay cool and comfortable at home and on the road.
In any sport, nerves can get the best of athletes. When it comes to barrel racing, nerves can affect both the rider and the horse.
It’s crazy in barrel racing how fast you can go from the top to being what some may consider a “humbled mess.”
Martha Josey shares tips on selecting quality equipment for barrel racing and how to care for your equipment.
Buying a horse brings a mix of emotions. There is the excitement of a new project, and the stress of making the right decision.
To achieve consistency on the barrel pattern, it takes a lot of consistent riding and a lot of basic training. World champion Martha Josey explains.
To become a winning barrel racer, set attainable goals that gradually get bigger as you improve and accomplish your smaller goals.
Congratulations! You just made the first step toward that huge dream of yours to be a barrel racer. I have to warn you though, there will be times when it is tough. Your mental game will be challenged, but trust the process. The finish line will be so special.