Category Archives: Barrel racing

It’s been a busy, events filled summer…

This Summer has been super busy at Gleneden Ridge Farm. We've all been running around like proverbial headless chickens, with events on and off the farm. Here's a little bit of what's been going on: Gymkhanas We've attended two gymkhana events in the past month. Both events had their respective high points and low points:…
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Race events from the last couple of weeks

It's been a funny few weeks with our horses and events; two week ago we had a full two-days of gymkhana activity. The week after there was supposed to be a barrel race at Chase, but it was cancelled due to heavy rain. Then this week we were back into barrel racing, with Lily running…
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High’s and lows; last weekend’s Git ‘er done gymkhana

We had some good points and some not-so-good at last weekend's Git 'er done double-run gymkhana, over in Pritchard. The weather was hot and the event was well attended. Lily and Rookie Lily and Rookie ran an awesome 17.9s barrel time for the first run, then an 18.2 in the second. Their pole run wasn't…
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Git ‘er done gymkhana, Saturday May 4th.

Last Saturday saw us compete in our first gymkhana this year, over at Pritchard with the Git 'er done gymkhana club. There was an excellent turnout for the event, with full Lead-line and Pee-Wee classes to start things off, followed by the Junior and Adult classes. Lily entered two horses in the junior class; Rookie…
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This week’s barrel race at Kamloops Race Central.

This last week, on a breezy Tuesday night, saw the final race of the April series at Kamloops Race Central. We had three horses with us: Lily riding Rookie in the race, with Cora in training. And Amanda riding Stella in training for the first time in a barrel arena for a time-only. 20 riders…
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Barrel racing on Tuesday night

We were off back to Kamloops Race Central again last night, barrel racing with Lily, riding Rookie and Cora. It was a low turnout, which is understandable considering that we've just come of the back of a big race weekend (see last report). More training for Cora in her time-onlies. It seems she's getting better…
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BCBRA barrel race – Kamloops Race Central

This Easter weekend, we attended the BCBRA-sponsored barrel race at Kamloops Race Central. The event was very well attended, attracting over 140 competitors in Pee Wee, Junior and Open classes. Lily continued her training with Cora, running an excellent time-only with her. Cora seemed much more settled at this event, and didn't get as edgy…
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