After holding up the barrier for his girls, time and again, with their young Breakaway horses, and then buying an older head horse who had only been through the electric eye barriers, Jeff was convinced there was a better, and more time-efficient, way to train a rope horse to go through a barrier – an EASIER, SAFER, and MORE CONSISTENT method, AND one you could do yourself, without a helper. He designed the JASPER TRAINING BARRIER and has had one in their arena ever since.