Rodeo Barrel Racing Tips : How to Pad & Saddle a Rodeo Horse

Hi, I’m Holly Heidemann and today on behalf of Expert Village we’re going to talk about the equipment involved with barrel racing. We’re going to start out with the pad. The pad that I happen to use is a Saddle Right pad, but there are many good pads on the Continue Reading

Tredstep Liberty Side Zip Chaps Review

Hi, I’m Mollie, I work in Creative, and today I’ll be reviewing the Tredstep Liberty Side Zip Chap. I love these half chaps, because they are great for everyday schooling. They make your leg look super lean and slim, and it also has a really nice suede on the inside Continue Reading

Rodeo Barrel Racing Tips : Doing a Rollback in Rodeo Barrel Racing

Hi, I’m Holly Heidemann on behalf of Expert Village and Bailey and I are going to show you what constitutes a rollback. And since we are not reiners, we’re not going to do a proper rollback, but what we are going to do is teach this horse how to slow Continue Reading

Rodeo Barrel Racing Tips : Tips on Horse Barrel Racing Attire

Hi, I?m Holly Heidemann and on behalf of Expert Village, we’re going to talk today about barrel racing attire – what is normally worn in the arena and the first thing I?m going to start with is the difference between a dress code race and a non-dress code race. When Continue Reading

Rodeo Barrel Racing Tips : Backing Up a Horse in Rodeo Barrel Racing

Hi, I’m Holly Heidemann and on behalf of Expert Village, today I’m going to show you a maneuver called backing a horse up and it’s very important to the sport of barrel racing to learn or help a horse get its hip underneath themselves in the pattern. So while you Continue Reading

Rodeo Barrel Racing Tips : Making a Straight Line in Rodeo Barrel Racing

Hi I’m Holly Heidemann on behalf of Expert Village and the last thing I’m going to show you today with the barrels is that sometimes when people are running between the 2nd and the 3rd barrel, they’ll exit that 2nd barrel very widely, and what will happen is they will Continue Reading

Rodeo Barrel Racing Tips : Approaching, Turning, Accelerating in Rodeo Barrel Racing

Hi, I’m Holly Heidemann on behalf of Expert Village and today I’m going to show you the proper way to complete a barrel pattern. We’re going to go both to the left first and then to the right first so you have a vision of each of those. We’re also Continue Reading

Rodeo Barrel Racing Tips : How to Look for a Barrel Racing Horse

Hi, I’m Holly Heidemann and today on behalf of Expert Village we’re going to talk about what to look for in a barrel horse, not only confirmation, but attitude and some other things that sometimes take you a little longer to find out then what you went, when you first Continue Reading

Rodeo Barrel Racing Tips : Doing 2X’s Around a Barrel in Rodeo Barrel Racing

Hi, I’m Holly Heidemann on behalf of Expert Village. The following exercise I’m going to show you is really simple. All you’re trying to get your horse to do is relax when they turn those barrels. A lot of horses that have run barrels a lot try to charge when Continue Reading

Rodeo Barrel Racing Tips : Horse Barrel Racing Equipment Tips

Hi, I’m Holly Heidemann and today on behalf of Expert Village we’re going to talk about the equipment involved with barrel racing. The number one piece of equipment that I have all the children and young riders put on is a helmet. Many people know about helmets because there are Continue Reading