Martha Josey’s one-barrel drill helps your horse round out the turns while keeping forward motion, making for faster times.
Many barrel racers use video to replay their runs and enhance their training. But what exactly should you be looking for in your videos?
When checking your horse for saddle fit, you will remove the pad and set the saddle directly on the horse’s back. What you are looking for is an even fit from the withers down the back with even pressure from the gullet down the bars of the saddle.
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.
In any sport, nerves can get the best of athletes. When it comes to barrel racing, nerves can affect both the rider and the horse.
It’s crazy in barrel racing how fast you can go from the top to being what some may consider a “humbled mess.”
Martha Josey shares tips on selecting quality equipment for barrel racing and how to care for your equipment.
Buying a horse brings a mix of emotions. There is the excitement of a new project, and the stress of making the right decision.
To achieve consistency on the barrel pattern, it takes a lot of consistent riding and a lot of basic training. World champion Martha Josey explains.