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Does anyone have any tips, cause when I go to run barrels at a race my horse acts scared of the metal barrel?

Does anyone have any tips, cause when I go to run barrels at a race my horse acts scared of the metal barrel?
@lianwilson and @ride2flyhigh thanks! Had a barrel race today... did a slow time only and it really helped!👍🏻
Get a metal barrel or find somewhere to practice that has them, and first let your horse smell it then maybe roll the barrel around to get your horse used to the sound and show it there's nothing that's going to hurt him/her then start riding around the barrel.
Hi Alexa
I would say just do some more practice competitions and work on it at home if you can also before running them I would just walk your horse around the barrels just to show your horse there is nothing to be afraid of!
Hope this helps
~Lian