The goal of the game is to win all four different cups in order to help the world's horse adoption situation. In order to win the races, you must maneuver Barbie and her horse around both racetracks and obstacle courses. You can also try to collect the letters of Barbie's name to add time to the timer. There are points in certain races where Barbie will have to dismount her horse to safely cross bridges.
There are also a number of mini games that can be played with 2 players: