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The horse can barrel race as soon as it is trained to barrel race. You can start training it once it is ready to ride and take it to barrel races or I know someone who has a barrel racing 4 yr old. It just depends on when the horse is trained to barrel race. So you could have a 10 yr old not ready or a 3 yr old racing an winning!

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Q: How old does the horse have to be to barrel race?
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Should i barrel race my 18 year old horse?

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