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.
Failure is something everyone in any sport struggles with, and sometimes it’s hard to be a good sport about it. I previously wrote about goals and wanting to…
Is your saddle helping you go forward or causing you to get behind? Proper saddle fit is critical not only to the horse but to the rider as well.
Boosting confidence in yourself and others is a big factor to doing your best in the arena. In my previous columns, I’ve written about hardheaded horses, the practice…
BHN Youth Forum contributer Melissa McHann shares her strategies for pushing forward in the face of defeat.
Summer is the season of barrel racing and there is seeminlgy endless number of races to pick from. As you get ready to hit the road running, take a minute or two and see if you are where you should be with your skills as a barrel racer.