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Meet The Barrel Racing Magazine Editorial Team
Chelsea Shaffer is the Western editorial director for The Breakaway Roping Journal, The Team Roping Journal and Horse&Rider. A long-time advocate of women’s roping, Shaffer won the 2017 WPRA Media Award for the promotion of the sport. A graduate of Ohio University’s Honor’s Tutorial College, Shaffer prioritizes solid news reporting and storytelling in her writing. She lives in Fort Lupton, Colorado, with her husband and daughter.
A former intern for the company, Casey Allen is now the managing editor of Barrel Racing Magazine and The Breakaway Roping Journal. Casey grew up in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, and is a graduate of The University of Tennessee at Martin, where she competed in college rodeo while obtaining her bachelor’s degree in marketing with a minor in sports business and served as a graduate assistant coach while completing her master’s degree in business administration. Casey currently competes in both PRCA/WPRA and amateur rodeos in the barrel racing and breakaway roping and is the host of The Breakaway Breakdown Podcast.
Lillian Kent is the digital content producer for Barrel Racing Magazine, The Team Roping Journal and The Breakaway Roping Journal. As a fifth generation West Texas rancher and avid Versatility Ranch Horse competitor, she brings both a knowledge of the ranching lifestyle and a fresh take on rodeo sports to the table. Graduating from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, Lillian values genuine connections and lots of caffeine.