WPRA Barrel Racing
Professional barrel racing news, standings and updates from the WPRA.
Women’s Professional Rodeo Association
The WPRA is the oldest women’s sports organization in the country. With events at divisional barrel races and being the barrel racing sanctioning body at Professional Rodeo Cowboy’s Association events, women compete at these events in an attempt to qualify for their divisional circuit finals, circuit finals, and the National Finals Rodeo.
Tight Times: Round 1 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Cheat Sheet
Having ridden a number of different horses down the alley at the Thomas & Mack Center arena — “Pecan,” “Quaker,” […]
A Pair of First-Time Wrangler NFR Round Winners Share Top Honors in Round No. 1
The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Teton Ridge made its return to Las Vegas, Nevada’s Thomas & Mack Center […]
The 2021 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Features a Historic Payout
The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Teton Ridge has made its return to Las Vegas, Nevada’s Thomas & Mack […]
Newcomer Dominates Great Lakes Circuit Finals Held in Louisville, Ky., Nov. 11-13
BryAnna Haluptzok and Mr. Cool Eddie won the Great Lakes Circuit Finals aggregate title.
Justin and Jordon Briggs’ Beloved Nutrena WPRA Horse of the Year Famous Lil Jet
How Justin and Jordon Briggs came to recognize greatness in “Rollo,” the 2021 AQHA/WPRA Nutrena Horse of the Year.
Dona Kay Rule and “Valor” Dominate Star-Studded WPRA Card Holder Race
If Sunday morning, Oct. 14 at the 2021 Women’s Professional Rodeo Association World Finals presented by Nutrena in Waco, Texas, […]
Good Things Come in 3’s for Southeastern Circuit barrel racer Christine DeRenzo
With less than $2,000 separating the top four contenders in the Southeastern Circuit barrel racing standings, all eyes will be […]
Trio of Cowgirls Race for 2021 Great Lakes Rookie Title
The Women’s Professional Rodeo Association’s Great Lakes Circuit Rookie of the Year race has been an exciting one throughout the 2021 season.
Smith Hangs Tough in First Frontier Circuit Rookie Race
After attending the famous Cowtown Rodeo in Woodstown, N.J., a young Molly Smith was hooked on the fast-paced sport of […]
Lord Scores Dual Mountain States Circuit Victories
Riding her 2010 wicked-fast gray mare Frosted In Fame (“CeCe”), Shali Lord, Lamar, Colo., raced her way to the top […]
The Long Haul
“You just have to let the horse tell you,” said Pozzi Tonozzi. “If you want a horse by the end of the year, you’ve got to listen to your horse.”
Cochran’s Rookie Road
Kay Cochran, who grew up in Loomis, California, is hard at work to stay at the forefront of barrel racing in California’s ultra-tough professional rodeo circuit.