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Straight Barrels

Straight Barrels

A. Three barrels are set in a row. Ponies may either turn to
the left going down, turning the end barrel to the left, then
turn barrels to the right on the return trip, OR ponies may
turn barrels to the right going down, turning end barrel to
the right, then turn barrels to the left on the return trip.
Course shall measure 37’ from starting line to first barrel
and 50’ between the next two barrels.
1. The end barrel should be at least 20’ from the end of
the arena wall/fence.
2. Pattern may be started from the right or left.
B. Disqualification results for the pony turning barrel wrong
way, or rider holding up barrel with hand. Knockdown of
barrel is a 5‚Äźsecond penalty per barrel. Also see Rule 102.

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