Jessica Routier competes in barrel racing at RodeoHouston.

Full 2023 RodeoHouston Barrel Racing Results

RodeoHouston kicked off on February 28, and the 50 barrel racing contestants in attendance are out for the $50,000 championship. […]

Mar 4, 2023

By Barrel Racing Editors

Nicole Love competes in the barrel racing on her horse, Josie.

ProRodeo Barrel Racing Breakdown: Nicole Love Headlines Southeastern Circuit Action

The 2023 season is well underway in ProRodeo, and here’s everything barrel racers need to know to stay up to […]

Feb 21, 2023

By Casey Allen

Jimmie Smith-Tew barrel racing in Denver.

The “Accidental” Denver Champions: Jimmie Smith-Tew and A Valiant Nicky

When Jimmie Smith-Tew made the decision to run A Valiant Nicky at the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo in […]

Jan 25, 2023

By Casey Allen

Sissy Winn barrel racing at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo.

FWSSR Barrel Racing: 8 Barrel Racers Remain in ProRodeo Tournament

The Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo is underway in Fort Worth, but the ProRodeo Tournament kicks off on January […]

Jan 20, 2023

By Casey Allen

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

Nellie Miller barrel racing at the California Circuit Finals

Horsepower Shines in California Circuit for Kathy Petska and Nellie Miller

ProRodeo contestants in the California Circuit kicked off 2023 at the California Circuit Finals in Red Bluff, California, and Nellie […]

Jan 17, 2023

By Casey Allen

Jimmie Smith barrel racing in Denver.

Barrel Racer’s Guide to 2023 National Western Stock Show and Rodeo: Full Results and More

Performances for the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo kicked off on January 12. Here’s the complete guide to barrel […]

Jan 4, 2023

By Casey Allen

Shannon Reynolds barrel racing in Denver.

WPRA Announces Change to Denver Qualifier Schedule

An arctic blast is headed straight for Denver, Colorado. Although barrel racers knew they faced the risk of cold or […]

Dec 20, 2022

By Casey Allen

Hailey Kinsel accepts her fourth barrel racing world championship at NFR 2022.

Gold Buckle Reflections and Life in Barrel Racing’s Spotlight, with Hailey Kinsel

Hailey Kinsel won the 2022 WPRA World Championship after a controversy could have shaken her confidence and derailed her dream.

Dec 15, 2022

By Casey Allen

Hailey Kinsel Takes Back Center Stage, Wins Fourth World Championship

Hailey Kinsel has been the most controversial barrel racer of the month in Las Vegas during the 2022 National Finals […]

Dec 10, 2022

By Casey Allen

Hailey Kinsel NFR loses reins.

No Reins No Problem: Hailey Kinsel Breaks NFR Round 9 Record in Shocking Fashion

DM Sissy Hayday must have heard that Jordon Briggs and Famous Lil Jet were back on top of the predicted […]

Dec 9, 2022

By Casey Allen

Leslie Smalygo and Gus barrel racing at the NFR.

“Big Dreams Come True, I am Proof of it.” Leslie Smalygo Gets First NFR Round Win at 47

Skiatook, Oklahoma’s Leslie Smalygo finally got tapped off in the eighth round of competition to turn in the fastest time […]

Dec 8, 2022

By Casey Allen

Wenda Johnson winning Round 7 of NFR barrel racing on Mo.

Johnson Turns Two-Handed to Take NFR Round 7 Win, Barrel Racing Aggregate Lead

Wenda Johnson pulled out all the athletic moves in 13.60 seconds inside the Thomas & Mack to keep Steal Money, […]

Dec 7, 2022

By Casey Allen

NFR barrel racers

It Comes Down to Tonight: 2022 WPRA World Standings Updates and NFR Results

The National Finals Rodeo is underway in Las Vegas and the world standings race is heated. Pre-Round 10 Update Here […]

Dec 7, 2022

By Casey Allen

Brittany Pozzi and Emily Beisel NFR 22 Barrel Racing

Brittany’s Back, Beisel’s Bad and Barrels Are Down: NFR Round 6 Barrel Racing

“I don’t think you’ll be able to wipe this smile off my face for a very, very long time,” said […]

Dec 6, 2022

By Casey Allen