Barrel Horse News caught up with some of the best trainers in the business to discover their preferred progression in bits as colts evolve from new to the pattern to seasoned campaigners.
Barrel Horse News caught up with futurity champion Ashley Schafer to find out what she considers to be her keys to success throughout her career.
Professional barrel horse trainer Ashley Schafer offers feedback on reader-submitted barrel runs. This month, she offers tips for Summer on how to accomplish smooth, forward motion around a barrel, soft lateral and vertical flexion and how to achieve speed without kicking.
Ashley Schafer discusses how she teaches a horse to have fluid, forward motion around the barrels in the final installment of her two-part training series. Fluid, forward motion…