Carl Gould demonstrates how to get a horse collected, as well as defining exactly what collection should look like.
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.
Brandon Cullins demonstrates his points on the barrel pattern and the basis of his training program.
Brandon Cullins says helping a horse that’s stiffer on one side comes from gaining shape through its ribs.
Brandon Cullins describes the foundational basics he wants from his barrel prospects to have before starting the pattern.
Dona Kay Rule explains how she gets her horse’s body soft by using her feet and seat instead of her hands.