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.

February 11, 2020 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
The two speed sports see plenty of crossover in the breeding shed.
January 26, 2020 | News and Publications , Stallion Care
Quarter Horse racing and the famed stallion Jet Of Honor propelled these breeders.
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.

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