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Top 10 Personality Traits of a Barrel Racer
 By BarrelRacersLove   •   16th Mar 2012   •   4,767 views   •   22 comments
Top 10 Personality Traits of a Barrel Racer

1.

You make your best friend jump on your back and you see how fast you can run the clover-leaf pattern. You usually try and beat your horses personal best, and if you do, you have some serious work to do.

2.

You set up chairs in your house and run the pattern. This usually ends up with you tripping over something your siblings or parent placed on the floor in a strategic place to watch you fail. Humiliating, but funny.

3.

You always tell your friends not to swing there shoulder when turning a corner. You're friends will get annoyed of you sooner or later. But, it is a force of habit and you really can't help it.

4.

You 'click' every time you want someone to go faster. Everybody knows those people in the hall, store or sidewalk that always walk extremely slow. Just click at them, it will get them moving.

5.

When you're in the car that is going thirty-five to forty-five miles an hour and you say, "My horse could be running faster than us right now." They usually don't believe you, but you always offer to prove it!

6.

You will nudge the person next to you to move over. Usually this one ends in a random person thinking your an alien from Jupiter. But that's alright considering you will probably never see them again.

7.

When seeing a horse along side the road, you analyze it to see if it would have the muscle for a barrel horse. Hmmm, looks like it doesn't have enough power in the butt, or shoulders. Not my type.

8.

When you go to a fancy restaurant you see if the tables are set up in the barrel pattern. If they are, you will probably run them as fast as you can. We you do this you usually will get left at the restaurant with no ride home.

9.

When you see people running you check to see if they switch leads going around a corner. Obviously people don't have leads, but you check anyways.

10.

You make sure that you bring your stop watch everywhere. You never know when something happens and you could say, "Me and my horse can run a pattern faster than that."
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BarrelRacersLove  
It cut off the ending. It said that I got the idea and thanks to her for it. (:
  Mar 16, 2012  •  3,286 views
 
ImaCoolCowgirl  
4, 5, and 9...yeah buddy. I gallop around my house....and yes I switch leads around the corners...lol...I can even do a flying lead change :P Lets just say...if mounted on a stick horse...I would tottally be an olympic dressage rider, Walk, Trot, Canter, Extened Walk, Trot, and canter, Piaffe, oh yeah...if only I could teach my horses to use their 4 legs the same way I use mine haha!
  Mar 16, 2012  •  2,991 views
 
Makaela Marie  
Haha, loved it! I am always clicking at random people xD
  Mar 16, 2012  •  3,171 views
 
Madeirey  
This is AWESOME! xD I love it Barrely!
  Mar 16, 2012  •  3,220 views
 
Velski   
Grammar is driving me insane!!!!!! Other than that, this is pretty good!
*their
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*you're
Okay, insane spree is over now.
  Mar 16, 2012  •  3,245 views
 
Emmurr  
I may not know much about barrel racing, but this made me laugh!
  Mar 17, 2012  •  3,229 views
 
PhOeNiX  
Have you done all these before?????????????
  Mar 17, 2012  •  3,430 views
 
ArabianBariq  
I LoVE THIS!! Lol soooo true ...
  Mar 18, 2012  •  3,225 views
 
Deep as Rhubarb  
LOL!!! 3, 4, 6, and 9. And I actually don't barrel race. xD
  Mar 18, 2012  •  3,232 views
 
Nishant  
I absolutely love this!!
  Mar 18, 2012  •  3,233 views
 
Painted Destiny  
I click at things all the time xD The other day I was doing some pretty fancy moves with the shopping cart ^.^ I just imagined it switching leads... Haha xD
  Mar 18, 2012  •  3,232 views
 
Double Spur Ranch  
Haha That is very funny!
  Mar 19, 2012  •  3,238 views
 
Sapphire Flames  
lol. i like this! :)
  Mar 20, 2012  •  3,219 views
 
Que Sara  
This is so funny!!
  Mar 20, 2012  •  3,249 views
 
SMFponies  
Never thought the western world was as crazy as the english world XD
  Mar 22, 2012  •  3,256 views
 
BarrelRacer1300  
I loved this it is so true espically the clicking thing I do that in a store once the people propaly thought I was crazy
  Mar 22, 2012  •  3,256 views
 
Whispyy  
HAh! This is awesome! I don't barrel race but i still find my self doing some of the things listed above.. If you ride english you may relate to this but some times when i'm riding a bike i check if i'm on the right diagonal..LOl, that's just one of the many things i do! XD
  Mar 25, 2012  •  3,252 views
 
Bright Horizon  
I love this. :)
  Mar 29, 2012  •  3,252 views
 
Carpe Diem  
Instead of clucking I always say woaaaahh when I want someone to slow down or stop. xD surprisingly I dont find myself clucking. :P
  Apr 5, 2012  •  3,240 views
 
Bright Horizon  
Very good article! Made me laugh XD
  Apr 15, 2012  •  3,254 views
 
Vaulter101  
I am totally like this!
  Sep 29, 2012  •  3,281 views
 
RodeoLover  
Yeah I am like that
  Jun 9, 2013  •  3,243 views
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