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Reverse Arc Barrels

This drill benefits a horse that want to “float”, “drift” or “leak” out of a turn with its outside shoulder. This drill pushes that shoulder back to the inside.

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4 Corner Rate

This helps to learn the collection and preparation needed to turn a barrel properly. It will help you and your horse become more in tune with each other.

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Double One Way

This drill will help a horse that tries to crowd the barrel. But also emphasizes the turn for one that needs it. Great drill for nice correct turns.

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Listen Up at First

This drill will help to teach your horse to handle the speed of running to first and still being in control. Good for correcting a horse that is getting away on you and going faster than you are asking.

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Rate

Rating is preparing for the turn and giving your horse advance notice there is a turn coming. It is part of your preparation for the turn.  This drill will help your horse understand and remember he needs to rate for each turn.

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4 in a row barrels

This is a great drill for teaching your steps to the barrel turn, but is also great for teaching the horse to finish their turn. Great for young and experienced horses at whatever speed they can do it correctly.

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Serpentine

This Serpentine exercise simulates the transition from a turn to a straight line you will need in the actual barrel race.

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Big Little

This is great for teaching a horse to turn the barrel properly.   Through repetition (and your help) your horse will learn to engage and stay in four wheel drive motion through the turn with your help.

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Zig Zag

Through repetition your horse will learn to keep engaged and driving from behind.  Changing directions simulates the direction change you will have from first to second. Emphasizes rate and turn.

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Four Corners Out

Four Corners can be worked from both the inside and the outside of the tires. From the outside this station will help develop muscles and keep your horse locked on the barrel.  Good for strengthening the hind end and keeping a horse in the correct lead with proper, correct turns.  Keeps your horse soft, supple […]

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