Practice perfect for better performance in barrel racing. It is always good to slow down and pay attention to small details. Only add speed as the horse and rider become consistent and confident. This philosophy helps keep the horse smooth and it helps develop muscle memory in both the horse and the rider.
Much like a cross-country road trip, the journey to successful outcomes requires a well charted map. Only once you identify your destination and set your long term goals can you begin to map your course. Planning this adventure will require rest stops or short term goals along the way allowing you to recognize the progress you have made. Because your end goal may be just out of sight beyond the horizon it is to crucial that you continue believing in yourself, your vision, and your plan.