Starting a Horse on the Barrel Pattern Watch to see how Shali Lord starts her horses on the barrel racing pattern. By H&R Editors | August 24, 2020 | 1 minute read Watch now! After you’ve mastered the critical skills your horse should know before being started on the barrel pattern, you can move onto patterning your horse. Shali Lord shares how she patterns her horses and eventually adds speed. To watch click here! What did you think of this article? Submit Rating Thank you for your feedback!