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Solutions for a Barrel Horse that Ducks at the Barrel or Runs Up the Wall

Solutions for a Barrel Horse that Ducks at the Barrel or Runs Up the Wall

Is this issue driving YOU up the wall!? 

The anxiety you feel when wondering whether your horse will duck out or run up the wall can be extremely damaging to your confidence as a rider. 

After all, if you’re worried about this in a run, you can’t ride to your fullest potential and chances are even greater that your horse WILL duck or go up the wall the more you allow it to consume your mind. 

But it should consume your mind, right!? When something like this happens, the discouragement you feel after first investing time and effort to prepare for competition, only to have it all go down the tubes (in such a BIG way) can be overwelming. 

As time goes by and the cycle continues, the frustration only grows between horse and rider, until now… 

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