About the Barrel Race

Barrel Racing contestants compete against the clock to run a cloverleaf pattern around three barrels. The horse and rider are allowed a running start and time is recorded by a highly accurate electronic eye. The contestant may begin on the left or the right side; however, the contestant is disqualified if he/she turns incorrectly around a barrel. Touching a barrel is permitted, however knocking over a barrel results in a five second penalty.

A good Barrel Racing horse must possess not only speed and agility, but also a good temperament and a big heart. American Quarter Horses are often favored for this event because of their ability to sprint short distances and turn on a dime. American Paint Horses, Appaloosas, and Pintos are also popular mounts. The majority of contestants in barrel racing are women, but quite a few male competitors have also made their mark in the world of barrel racing.

For the Contestants:

  • Entry Deadline
    • Mail-In: January 15, 2019
    • Online: January 25, 2019

Schedule of Events: TBA

Results

Monday, February 12, 2018 - Open 5D
Monday, February 12, 2018 - Adult Incentive
Monday, February 12, 2018 - Senior Incentive
Monday, February 12, 2018 - Youth 4D Barrels
Monday, February 12, 2018 - Youth 8 & Under Incentive
Monday, February 12, 2018 - Youth 9 - 12 Incentive
Monday, February 12, 2108 - Youth 13 - 15 Incentive
Monday, February 12, 2018 - Youth 16 - 18 Incentive
Monday, February 12, 2018 - Open 4D Poles
Monday, February 12, 2018 - Youth 4D Poles
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - Open 5D
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - Adult Incentive
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - Senior Incentive
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - Youth 4D Barrels
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - Youth 8 & Under Incentive
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - Youth 9 - 12 Incentive
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - Youth 13 - 15 Incentive
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - Youth 16 - 18 Incentive
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - Open 4D Poles
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - Youth 4D Poles
Open 5D Barrels Average
Youth 4D Barrels Average

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