Accepting help and constructive criticism with an open mind while keeping a positive attitude are some of the traits you need to be a good riding student and grow into a better barrel racer.
With the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo here, it’s the perfect time to talk about mental toughness in competition.
The final round of a barrel race is no time to safety up. Try these tips if you let the fear of making a mistake keep you from riding to win.
It’s crazy in barrel racing how fast you can go from the top to being what some may consider a “humbled mess.”
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.
Learn how Ashley Schafer focuses on transitioning between horses when running multiple horses in a small amount of time.