The Mental Aspect of Barrel Racing Gain control of your confidence to have success in the arena with a strong mental game. By H&R Editors | September 21, 2020 | 1 minute read Watch now! Whether you’re competing at rodeos or jackpots, a strong mental game will help you and your horse in the arena. Shali Lord offers her advice on how to get and maintain a confident mindset for barrel racing. To watch click here! What did you think of this article? Submit Rating Thank you for your feedback!