Do you think barrel racing is abusive?

i was at a playday when a lady came up to me and said that i was hurting my horse.i dont whip my horse when were coming home from 3rd or anything like that .my paint loves to do barrels she has her ears up and her tail flickered and everything. i also have her wear protective gear so she cant get hurt but i would... show more i was at a playday when a lady came up to me and said that i was hurting my horse.i dont whip my horse when were coming home from 3rd or anything like that .my paint loves to do barrels she has her ears up and her tail flickered and everything. i also have her wear protective gear so she cant get hurt but i would like to know how u guys feel about it
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