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Barrel Racing in Florida
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History of Barrel Racing
Barrel racing began as a women's rodeo event and has matured into a major equestrian sport for both sexes. Today's barrel racing contests can be found in almost every state from the weekly neighborhood showdown right up to the National Barrel Horse Association NBHA World Championships held in October of each year in Las Vegas.
The FBRA is the primary barrel racing event organizer in Florida and schedules barrel races throughout the year.
Barrel Racing Excitement
For heart thumping excitement, watch a barrel race this week. Better yet, think about the sport of barrel racing as something you can do and enjoy. It takes expert horsemanship to become an accomplished barrel racer and that comes with a lot of learning and practice. Or you can just enjoy watching the races and getting caught up in the excitement.
Female Horse Riders Excel Barrel Racing
Women horseback riders love the sport of barrel racing that requires skill, agility, and courage to ride at breakneck speed. They love their horses and working together with their horse to win those races.
Barrel Racing Saddles
Barrel racing saddles or barrelers are designed to help the rider sit deep in the saddle during the sharp turns around the barrel. All the major saddlers make these popular saddles, including Martin Saddlery, Billy Cook, and Circle Y. There are many features built into these saddles such as a deeper seat to help the rider stay on board, and are also designed for the horse to enjoy leg freedom to make those tight turns.
A great place to find barrel racing gear and all your horse tack needs.
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