Kinsel and Lockhart NFR barrel racing

NFR Timer Equalizes 30-Year Age Gap Between Lockhart and Kinsel

Fans in the stands in the fifth round of the 2022 National Finals Rodeo had a special treat; they got […]

Dec 6, 2022

By Casey Allen

Watch NFR Run Breakdowns with Ivy Saebens: Part 2

Ivy Saebens is back on The Replay to break down runs from Rounds 3 and 4 of 2022 National Finals […]

Dec 5, 2022

By Barrel Racing Editors

Emily Beisel barrel racing at the NFR.

Good Dirt and Unicorns: Emily Beisel Fastest of 15 Clean Barrel Racing Runs in NFR Round 4

Emily Beisel and Namgis D 33, “Chongo,” won the fourth round of the NFR with a 13.60-second run thanks to […]

Dec 4, 2022

By Casey Allen

Hailey Kinsel barrel racing at the 2022 NFR.

Groundhog Day? Hailey Kinsel and Sister Win Back-To-Back NFR Rounds

Five years ago, Hailey Kinsel won the third go-round of the 2017 National Finals Rodeo and set the arena record […]

Dec 3, 2022

By Casey Allen

Hailey Kinsel winning round 2 of NFR barrel racing.

It’s Game on Now: Danyelle Campbell Breaks Down Round 2 NFR Barrel Racing

When the final cowgirl, Jordon Briggs, exited the arena on night two of the National Finals Rodeo, she was one […]

Dec 3, 2022

By Casey Allen

Hailey Kinsel and Sister barrel racing at the 2022 NFR.

Entering the NFR No. 5 Might Be Kinsel’s Secret Sauce in World Title Race

Hailey Kinsel and DM Sissy Hayday, “Sister,” added the last of the National Finals Rodeo go-round buckles to their collection […]

Dec 2, 2022

By Casey Allen

Kassie Mowry and CP He Will be Epic NFR barrel racing

“Kassie Should Never be Underestimated,” and Other NFR Round 1 Insights with Danyelle Campbell

Some fans were surprised that Kassie Mowry pulled off a second-place finish with a smoking 13.65-second run in Round 1 […]

Dec 2, 2022

By Casey Allen

Emily Beisel and Chongo at the 2022 NFR barrel racing

Game Changer: Emily Beisel Weighs in on Unconventional Headgear and Warm-Up

Emily Beisel’s commitment to thinking outside the box—and doing whatever it takes to keep her horses working and feeling great–has […]

Dec 2, 2022

By Casey Allen

Wenda Johnson barrel racing in round 1 of the NFR

For the Love of the Horse: Wenda Johnson Wins Round 1 of the 2022 NFR

Wenda Johnson and Steal Money topped Round 1 of the 2022 National Finals Rodeo barrel racing with a 13.56-second run […]

Dec 1, 2022

By Casey Allen

Kelly Kaminski barrel racing NFR

What’s the Thomas & Mack Success Formula?

Each of the top 15 barrel racers in the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association earned their 2022 qualification to the 2022 […]

Dec 1, 2022

By Casey Allen

Sara Winkelman barrel racing at Great Lakes Circuit FInals

Great Efforts Yield Great Rewards for Winkelman and Gintner in Great Lakes Circuit

Relative newcomer Sara Winkelman brought her A-game to the Great Lakes Circuit Finals in Louisville, Kentucky, November 10-12.  Her goal? […]

Nov 23, 2022

By Lillian Kent

Emily Beisel barrel racing at the NFR

Official National Finals Rodeo Barrel Racing Pattern Measurements

Ever wondered what the measurements are on one of the most iconic barrel racing patterns in the world? Each year, […]

Nov 22, 2022

By Casey Allen

Dena Kirkpatrick WPRA world finals barrel racing

Kirkpatrick Tops 2022 WPRA World Finals First Round Card Holder Race Competition

WACO, TEXAS – It might have been a wet and cold day outside the Extraco Event Center in Waco but the competition […]

Nov 12, 2022

By Courtesy WPRA

Shali Lord Barrel Racing Mountain States Circuit Finals

Iron on Iron: Shali Lord and Andrea Busby Emerge Victorious in Mountain States

The Mountain States Circuit holds some of the largest and saltiest rodeos of the ProRodeo regular season, so it should […]

Nov 7, 2022

By Casey Allen

Jordon Briggs, NFR qualifying barrel racer

Which Barrel Racers Secured the 💰💰 in the Least Rodeos in 2022?

For barrel racers, there’s many different paths to the NFR, and 2022’s ProRodeo regular season saw diverse cases. At one […]

Oct 31, 2022

By Bonnie Wheatley