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Unformatted text preview: Kelley Benham ADS 4333/6333 Trainer protocol Barrel Racing with T rainer Joey Bonker Barrel racing is a rodeo event in which a horse and rider race around a course of barrels against the clock and other riders. The course consists of 3 barrels, typically three 55 gallon metal barrels spaced apart in a clover-leaf pattern. Usually the space between barrels is 90 feet between barrel 1 and 2, 105 feet between barrel 1 and 3 and between 2 and 3, and 60 feet from barrels 1 and 2 to score line. Barrel racing started as a woman’s event. The exact dates and whereabouts of the start of barrel racing are not known. However, it is thought that barrel racing first saw the competitive light in the state of Texas. The Girl’s Rodeo Association (GRA) was started in 1949 and was the first body of rodeo specifically for women. In 1981 the Girl’s Rodeo Association became the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA) which is still functioning today....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ADS 4333 taught by Professor Nicodemus during the Spring '08 term at Mississippi State.
- Spring '08