Brad Barkemeyer is a team roper, reined cow horse trainer and instructor for those looking for cowboy common sense in their horsemanship. Barkemeyer’s career has spanned disciplines and associations, and he’s far more than just a trainer. Barkemeyer has taught hundreds of youth, amateurs and recreational ropers the finer points of horsemanship. Start your riding journey with Brad Barkemeyer today!
Learn how riding without stirrups will help you maintain your balance and help you ride in an athletic position. Brad Barkemeyer explains how to ride without stirrups to help build core strength, there’s more to it than you think!
Brad Barkemeyer has a threecircle drill he uses to help work his horse. In the first part, he works on the smallest circle, where he does things at the walk and back to get his body soft and responding to his cues.
Ever watch the reining portion of a pattern and see riders who struggle with hitting the center marker and keeping their circles even? As a showman it’s important that you locate the middle of your pattern so you can properly guide your horse in a true circle. Brad Barkemeyer offers his tips for ...