Here is a simple version of how to barrel race.
Step 1: Getting Ready to Head Out
First catch and tack up your horse
Step 2: Out in the Arena
Set up the 3 barrels shown in the picture and memorize the pattern depending on the direction you wish to go
Step 3: Practice Pattern
Slowly go thru the pattern but do this less than 3 times.
Step 4: Time to Go!
Run the pattern with everything you have. Only do this once!!!!!!!!!!