Ashley Schafer explains how starting your colts right and finding the right trainer to break them can make all the difference when starting horses on the barrel pattern.
Millsap, Texas-based barrel horse trainer Ashley Schafer is a top futurity trainer and an Equi-Stat Leading Rider. She has won across the board in aged events, open divisional races and professional rodeos. Schafer has trained multiple futurity and open champions as well as horses that went on to much success at the professional rodeo level, such as National Finals Rodeo qualifier and Cheyenne Frontier Days champion Freckles Ta Fame. Email comments or questions to [email protected]