The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
 

Search:

Type: Posts; User: barrelracer12

Search: Search took 0.04 seconds.

  1. Replies
    17
    Views
    791

    ok.well every body is saying the tight turns the...

    ok.well every body is saying the tight turns the speed events i dont want to do the speed yet! i just want to start him on the patterns slow and steady so that when he is older i wont have to train...
  2. Replies
    17
    Views
    791

    I do have a frien that trains me and he has been...

    I do have a frien that trains me and he has been a trainer for many years and he said that Harley (my horse) would be strong enough to handle it at this age I just wanted a second opinion to see and...
  3. Replies
    11
    Views
    443

    definitely a regular snaffle will do my horse...

    definitely a regular snaffle will do my horse loves the snaffle with copper rollers
  4. i think he looks like he would do well in...

    i think he looks like he would do well in anything really but his knees look good for barrel racing and stuff like that or also reining could be an option
  5. Replies
    17
    Views
    791

    To young for barrels?

    I have just recently bought a 3yr arab cross 14.2hands. in the spring he will be 3.5 years old and i am starting him on the gymkhana patterns but i dont want to do ant permanent damage to his joints...
  6. i really like the saddle in the picture but i do...

    i really like the saddle in the picture but i do barrel racing, pole bending ,etc anyway i dont use any barrel saddle barrel saddle make me personally have less balance they seem to push me forward a...
  7. i still wear a helmet for everything i only ride...

    i still wear a helmet for everything i only ride western but i have a crazy 3 yr old arab so that might explain a little...
  8. if you go to your local western store they...

    if you go to your local western store they usually sell extra leather if they make anything there in the shop i know Western Rawhide sells long strips of it then just cut it and sew it together and...
  9. Replies
    17
    Views
    850

    definitely switch to a leather one the leather...

    definitely switch to a leather one the leather sticks together better and create friction between it so it doesn't slip but nylon just slides against other nylon like 2 ice cubes its just to slippery!
  10. Replies
    7
    Views
    673

    i really like western rawhide they sell good ones

    i really like western rawhide they sell good ones
  11. Replies
    40
    Views
    3,209

    well my friend just taught me to do them to make...

    well my friend just taught me to do them to make me abetter ride (balance wise) and i really like he started putting me in little rodeos with my friend and then i just got my 3yr old who i am...
  12. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,364

    haha i guess maybe the kid tried to tack up the...

    haha i guess maybe the kid tried to tack up the horse and the parents probably put him up there to take a picture!!
  13. Replies
    10
    Views
    614

    she may be going wide because you could be...

    she may be going wide because you could be leaning forward a bit to much trying to make her go faster but as you put weight on the front end it is making her try and turn around the whole barrel...
  14. my friends horse bought a horse with almost the...

    my friends horse bought a horse with almost the exact same brand but it was a J not a Y
  15. Replies
    40
    Views
    2,362

    depends on the horse my arab is VERY surefooted...

    depends on the horse my arab is VERY surefooted he was trying to trot through an old cornfield! i dont even think i could walk through it myself. but he had absolutely no problem with it at all of...
  16. Replies
    8
    Views
    749

    she could be looking for direction a slight but...

    she could be looking for direction a slight but of pressure on the reins letting her know your there may help she may be scared she not going the right way and scared to be punished for it....
  17. well i have had this happen for two reasons 1....

    well i have had this happen for two reasons 1. the stirrups were stiff it was a newer saddle and not well broke in 2. you could be leaning a slight bit forward stressing your feet trying to keep your...
  18. well i know size doesnt really matter but the...

    well i know size doesnt really matter but the smaller the horse the closer to the ground they can get and usually the tighter turns and the space between the ankle and the knee should be shorter than...
  19. :encouragement:i have an arab with almost the...

    :encouragement:i have an arab with almost the exact same withers i have a saddle with semiQHB and a wither releif pad what it does is that it is so thin right in the withers and extremely thick...
  20. i honestly have never ridden in an english saddle...

    i honestly have never ridden in an english saddle but really the only time you should get caught on the horn is when your leaning to far forward or wearing really baggy clothes
  21. if it is directly under the stirrup leather you...

    if it is directly under the stirrup leather you can stitch some fleece padding or any kind of padding under it or you can take some padding and make kind of a flap so you can lift it up as you tack...
  22. I have a 3 yr old arab and boy let me tell you...

    I have a 3 yr old arab and boy let me tell you did he ever spook he doesn't anymore. What i did that really worked for me was i kept his mind busy, i weaved through everything no matter if there was...
  23. Replies
    27
    Views
    4,997

    why cant he have anything with treats is it a...

    why cant he have anything with treats is it a health issue as in no sugar if thats the case uncle jimmy's hanging ball treat has a new sugar free one
Results 1 to 23 of 24