Barrel Racing

An exciting race against the clock in which exhibitors follow a course consisting of three barrels in a triangular “cloverleaf” pattern. Riders choose to circle either the right or left barrel first, race to the opposite barrel and complete the course after circling the third barrel and racing down the center of the three barrels to stop the timer. Knocking over a barrel carries a five-second penalty. Barrel racing is popular with all ages and all skill levels. It is an excellent entry event for newcomers to competition.

December 12, 2019 | News and Publications , Training
A fast time is what it takes to win a check at a barrel race, but when it comes to training a barrel horse, slow and steady wins.
December 12, 2019 | Timed Events , The American Quarter Horse Journal
AQHA has partnered with the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association since 1989 to recognize the top American Quarter Horses in speed events.
December 11, 2019 | News and Publications , Racing
Naming his ranch is the only thing Stan Sigman has ever done backwards.
December 06, 2019 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
From reined cow horse to reining then barrel racing, Lisa Lockhart’s An Oakie With Cash gives his all every time.
December 06, 2019 | Timed Events , The American Quarter Horse Journal
Meet cowboy sport’s elite athletes: the Pro Rodeo Horses of the Year. 

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