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bcbarrelgirl97
Reg. Jun 2010
Posted 2015-03-11 10:35 AM (#7132274)
Subject: Craziest Barrel Stories



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So I wanna know yall's craziest barrel racing/ rodeo stories.
one of mine would have to be when I first bought my mare, I ran her for about 2 months to the right and she kept having problems with the first barrel so we took her to a Martha Josey clinic. That helped a little. I finally asked the original owner to send me a video of her running this mare and guess what! she runs to the left! go figure. she went through 2 owners who couldn't figure out the problem and it was as simple as changing directions!! Anyways, I want to hear your craziest/ funniest stories!!
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IowaCanChaser
Reg. Dec 2014
Posted 2015-03-11 10:43 AM (#7132285 - in reply to #7132274)
Subject: RE: Craziest Barrel Stories



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Goat tying in knee deep mud! The goat couldn't move, but neither could I! Lost my splint boots that day, and about three pairs of bell boots.
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EmtRoper
Reg. Jul 2012
Posted 2015-03-11 12:24 PM (#7132368 - in reply to #7132274)
Subject: RE: Craziest Barrel Stories


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I was running my futurity colt and we went in and our entire run fell apart. He went from being at the top of the 1D to he was the very last place. Needless to say I was devastated because I immediately thought that there was something wrong with him. My husband listened to me complain and go on and on about this when I finally looked at him and went "well aren't you going to say anything?!??!?!" He simply looked at me and said " he would have clocked just fine had you went to the right barrel first.." I simply looked at him just flabbergasted I could believe that I did that I just went in and headed to the left barrel instead of the right!
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Timber Creek
Reg. Mar 2009
Posted 2015-03-11 2:29 PM (#7132457 - in reply to #7132368)
Subject: RE: Craziest Barrel Stories



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EmtRoper - 2015-03-11 12:24 PM I was running my futurity colt and we went in and our entire run fell apart. He went from being at the top of the 1D to he was the very last place. Needless to say I was devastated because I immediately thought that there was something wrong with him. My husband listened to me complain and go on and on about this when I finally looked at him and went "well aren't you going to say anything?!??!?!" He simply looked at me and said " he would have clocked just fine had you went to the right barrel first.." I simply looked at him just flabbergasted I could believe that I did that I just went in and headed to the left barrel instead of the right!

Are we related?  That sounds like something I would do, lol!
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imturnin3
Reg. Apr 2010
Posted 2015-03-11 2:54 PM (#7132468 - in reply to #7132274)
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I was know at the local riding arena who had the horse that would try and jump the barrel instead of just hitting it! Sucker never his a barrel in the 6-7 years I ran him! I still have it on video of him doing that! ?? also what I ran 4-he same horse shut down on his front end and catapulted me on top his neck going into second. I was hangin upside down hung my spur in the cantle of the saddle, managed to crawl back up while he was still running finish the pattern and still qualify for state!?? have that one on video too!!!
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snoopyjoe
Reg. Jan 2008
Posted 2015-03-11 3:28 PM (#7132492 - in reply to #7132274)
Subject: RE: Craziest Barrel Stories



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A friend of mine was running poles and coming up off the first pole her horse turned so hard that she came out of the saddle and landed in front of it. By the next pole she somehow got back in the saddle and finished her pole run and won the class. That was crazy!!
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justanothergirl
Reg. Nov 2015
Posted 2015-11-03 5:33 PM (#7213679 - in reply to #7132274)
Subject: RE: Craziest Barrel Stories


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I was turning the second barrel and the reins got flipped over the horses head
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QH<3er
Reg. Oct 2011
Posted 2015-11-19 3:49 PM (#7219073 - in reply to #7132274)
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I was running poles on my mare and she turned the end and slipped and spun and smacked into the pole right between her eyes and she just stood there for a second like " what just happened?!?!" then went on her merry way. It was to funny !
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angelica
Reg. Apr 2005
Posted 2015-11-19 4:03 PM (#7219084 - in reply to #7132274)
Subject: RE: Craziest Barrel Stories


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When I was a teenager my dad was sitting by the fence next to the second barrel drinking beer, when I got to the back side of the second barrel my mare slid down completely and all four legs slid under the fence hitting my dads lawn chair sending him and his beer into the air! Nobody was hurt, even the horse was fine! It had been raining and the ground had a hidden slick spot under it! I will never forget that, my dad has since past away but I will always have that special memory, even though it was a hot mess lol!
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CAMequine
Reg. Oct 2017
Posted 2017-10-18 10:32 AM (#7368562 - in reply to #7132468)
Subject: RE: Craziest Barrel Stories


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Accident. I didn’t mean to quote this??

Edited by CAMequine 2017-10-18 10:34 AM
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