Learn how seemingly small details make a big difference when correcting issues on the pattern.
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.
The 13-time National Finals Rodeo qualifier Lisa Lockhart discusses the basic fundamentals necessary for a beginner rider to start barrel racing. “I believe the better horseman you are,…
Futurity trainer and RFD-TV’s The American qualifier Kelsey Lutjen Treharne explains a few common barrel racing problems and how to fix them.
Ashley Schafer explains her approach to exhibitions and the importance of hauling colts to public places.
Ashley Schafer believes riding the hindquarters of a horse is important to have control of the horse’s body.
Ashley Schafer explains the importance of rating correctly and demonstrates how she achieves rate in younger horses.
Learn how Ashley Schafer focuses on transitioning between horses when running multiple horses in a small amount of time.