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Happenings Around the Water Trough

Chasing Dreams pt4

A few months ago I got a message on my Facebook page form a mom who was looking for help for her daughter and their horse. A week before her daughter, Kaitlyn, had been bucked off her horse, Dolly, and the horse had almost severed her own tongue. I was asked to come out to the barn and see if I could help get Kaitlyn back on Dolly.

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I wanted to introduce you to my good barrel horse Rocket. We have been together since 2006 and have had many ups and downs over the last 8 years. When I purchased Rocket he was the horse of a young girl that had blown his mind. He couldn’t see a barrel pattern without breaking into a terrible sweat and jigging around the arena. The first time I saddled him after I bought him it took me quite awhile to get him cinched up, bridled and mounted. He jigged around the entire arena without actually going through the gate and had no “whoa”.

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Dreaming of 3 & Brenna

Dreaming of 3 is an organization that is close to my heart. It was started by an amazing lady named Jackie; she wanted to pay tribute to her father and stepfather who both passed away from cancer and heart disease. As a team member of DO3, I have committed to donating 10% of all my barrel racing winnings to The American Cancer Society in honor of my best friend.

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Chasing Dreams pt 2

I am not the only one with SL Barrel Horses that is chasing their dream. I have two beautiful ladies I have been helping off and on over the last couple of years.

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Finding Our Facility

  Hi all! SL Barrel Horses currently doesn’t have a permanent location. We are training/giving lessons out of a barn that is not ours, but

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Chasing Dreams

Hey everyone! Our goal at SL Barrel Horses is helping you chase your dreams. I just had one of the most amazing barrel IMG_1733racing weekends in a really long time. August 2nd and 3rd was the ACBRA finals in Salinas, California. This was the 3rd for me and Rocket running at finals and it was the best finals weekend we have had as a team. Not only was the ground fast, but we had our own personal bests in that arena.

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Welcome to SL Barrel Horses

I would like to invite you to follow me on my journey of training horses and teaching students all about horses and barrel racing. I will be sharing the process of training and hauling a 4 year prospect, conditioning and tuning up a seasoned horse, training tips and teaching some amazing girls about barrels and gymkhana.

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Chestnut horse reacting during equine massage session (5 of 6)


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