justin briggs training barrel horse

Bit Breakdown Part 2: Gag Bits, Combos and Training Tools

Finding the right bit is a beautiful thing, but when it comes to barrel racing bits, the waters can be […]

Mar 28, 2023

By Lillian Kent

Kathleen Menard Perron and Charmin N Rockin round a turn at the American Contender Round.

French Canadian Kathleen Ménard-Perron Builds Rodeo Life on American Soil

Forty-two-year-old Kathleen Mérnard-Perron moved from Quebec Canada, to Florida to take advantage of the year-round barrel racing in the U.S.

Mar 23, 2023

By Lillian Kent

Tamara Barnhart turns a barrel at The American Rodeo.

Who is Tamara Barnhart?

Tamara Barnhart took The American Rodeo Contender Finals by storm Thursday March 10, 2023, topping the field and punching her ticket to the Saturday night Final. But who is this competitor?

Mar 10, 2023

By Lillian Kent

Some of the best barrel racing bits, according to Kelly Yates

Bit Breakdown Part 1: The Anatomy of a Bit

Finding the right bit is a beautiful thing, but when it comes to barrel racing bits, the waters can be […]

Mar 1, 2023

By Lillian Kent

Katie Loughran competes at the WCRA's Rodeo Corpus Christi

7 Careers Barrel Racers Are Making Work With Rodeo Dreams

The barrel racers of the WCRA are proving that they can compete at the highest levels of barrel racing while […]

Feb 28, 2023

By Lillian Kent

Tyler Rivette rounds a barrel aboard Slingin Firewater

A Streak of Success: Tyler Rivette Finds His “Mojo” on Yet Another ASOF

In the wake of a $30,000-winning-weekend, Tyler Rivette reflects on his A Streak Of Fling-bred team and what makes them great partners.

Feb 24, 2023

By Lillian Kent

Horse in the ring in the Futurities of America sale.

Barrel Racer’s Guide to Buying and Selling Horses

The barrel racing industry is on a new trajectory when it comes to the buying and selling of horses. With […]

Feb 9, 2023

By Lillian Kent

Julie Thomas Three-Peats at the IFR

Julie Thomas wins her third International Professional Rodeo Association Barrel Racing Championship

Feb 3, 2023

By Lillian Kent

Mallee Jones and Epic Future winning the Richest Dinosaur Classic Futurity in 2023 barrel racing.

Epic Future and Mallee Jones Take Top 2023 Richest 🦖🦖 Futurity Honors

Mallee Jones and Epic Future won the 2023 Richest Dinosaur Futurity in commanding fashion—not bad for a futurity newbie. Jones […]

Jan 31, 2023

By Lillian Kent

Abigail Knight at Montana Circuit Finals barrel racing.

Abby Knight Completes 2-fer at Montana Circuit Finals

Abby Knight of Charlo, Montana, captured both the aggregate and year-end barrel championship in the PRCA Montana Circuit in Great […]

Jan 18, 2023

By Lillian Kent

Annika Ruth Rides Wave of Amateur Rodeo Success to Top Youth Barrel Racing Ranks

Annika Ruth of Rolla, Missouri, is taking the amateur rodeo world by storm against barrel racers that are far more […]

Jan 15, 2023

By Lillian Kent

Wenda Johnson barrel racing at the 2022 National Finals Rodeo

New Team, Same Dreams: Wenda Johnson and Highpoint Barrel Horses Team Up

Wenda Johnson is a mother, doctor, and three-time NFR qualifier. So, she didn’t have time to live on the ProRodeo […]

Dec 3, 2022

By Lillian Kent

Jada Trosper, Barrel Racer

To the Top: Teenage Jada Trosper’s Journey to Excellence

Working her way through the youth ranks, Jada Trosper found a place to play among professionals in the World Championship Rodeo Alliance. […]

Nov 30, 2022

By Lillian Kent

Mother ofall Dragons Barrel Racing Appaloosa

Speedy Spots: Mother OfAll Dragons is the Barrel Racing Appaloosa Going Viral

If turning heads was a competition, Mother Ofall Dragons would be breaking necks. The gritty Appaloosa mare tore up the […]

Nov 28, 2022

By Lillian Kent

Laura Mote Barrel Racing in Claremore, Oklahoma

Reliance Ranches’ Top Jockey: Laura Mote

Every major industry player has their secret weapon, and for Reliance Ranches, it’s Laura Mote.  The 19-year-old from Llano, Texas […]

Nov 28, 2022

By Lillian Kent