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Andrea Otley knows exactly what type of challenges we all face on the road to better barrel racing.
In today’s post she’ll be sharing some lesser-known insights into understanding why the clock might not be stopping as you’d hope, as well as some action steps proven to change that, AND how to make this your year to reach new heights (and speeds) on the barrel pattern.
You’ve got the horse.
You’ve got the tack – the saddle, the pad, the bit, the training equipment.
The teeth are floated. The chiropractic work is done. The feeding program is top notch – only the best for your horse.
He’s well trained. He knows and loves his job.
He’s in the best shape of his life.
You’ve taken the lessons, read the articles, watched the DVDs and corrected any problems.
You’ve learned so much and practiced hard. You’re devoted, dedicated and determined. You want this so bad!
You fall asleep each night thinking of your approach to the first barrel, how awesome it feels as your horse runs home. You get butterflies just thinking about it.
You enter each barrel race with the same positive expectation you enter the alley with, but then your heart drops again as you hear your time.
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