1. “I was just kind of going into it with the mindset of all or nothing; don’t hold back… I knew it was all or nothing – that run needed to count.” – Rylee Dick
  2. “It gets in your blood. I’m 82 years old and I still go to everything I can.” – Florence Youree
  3. “If you want to raise money-smart kids, you have to raise kids who are content… You can’t defeat materialism in your kids if you are infected by it yourself.” – Dave Ramsey
  4. “Prepotency is defined as the ability to transmit characteristics to an offspring… The ability to pass on genetics consistently is the mark of an outstanding sire.” – Dr. Patrick First
  5. “He’s babysat me, because he’s my first futurity horse. It’s been fun… He took care of me all year long.” – Lynnzie Lindstrom
  6. “I knew that in the Slot Race everyone entered was very tough and very capable of running a fast time. I tried to run as fast as I could and hope for the best. I tried to cut every corner I could and he’s just as honest as the day is long – he worked perfect.” – Jackie Ganter
  7. “I worked him because I know that’s what it takes – hard work and dedication.” – Taci Bettis
  8. “She smoked the first barrel then I was like, ‘OK, this is going to be pretty fast!’ But I was not expecting to break the record. The announcer was pretty silent for a while and I was like, ‘What is my time?’ Then he said, ‘Wow!’ I thought, “Oh, this might be good!’” – Karsyn Daniels
  9. “After the first ride, I knew he was special. This little horse runs hard and can rate even harder.” – Angie Hardin
  10. “He turns barrels like a champion and gives his very best all the time. We say he may be a 3D pony, but he has a 1D heart!” – Grayce Sanders

If you haven’t already, be sure to check out the January issue of Barrel Horse News to find the full stories from which I picked these quotes, and be watching next month for my favorite quotes from February’s issue.

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