Welcome to the competitive edge, where the folks at Barrel Racing Magazine have gathered up the best tips on training, health, tack and more from the best barrel racers in the planet. Our coaches at BarrelRacing.com include World Champion Jordon Briggs, Ivy Saebens, Shali Lord, Andre Coelho, Molly Powell, Cheyenne Wimberley, Carley Cervi and more.
This team is diverse. We have younger trainers with new styles like Ivy Saebens, international phenoms like Andre Coelho, and old-school champions who can still win in modern barrel racing like Molly Powell and Cheyenne Wimberley. Part of the team features champion futurity trainers like Carley Cervi. Jordon Briggs brings a lifetime of expertise, along with her world-renowned colt starter and husband Justin Briggs. Briggs shares how to start colts from the beginning to the time you run them on the barrels.
Our team of barrel racing coaches is not limited to the star-studded lineup, because we also feature stories and interviews from the barrel racers who are out on the rodeo trail, competing in professional barrel racing. They share with readers how they win. This ranges from the best bloodlines, to the best conditioning tactics, to the best equipment and so much more.
Preventing Charginess to the First Barrel
Having a horse that charges in the alley can cause you to blow the first barrel, also known as “The […]
Using Your Hands and Feet Correctly on Colts
When it comes to horse training, Justin Briggs knows how to break it down in an easy to understand way. […]
Maintaining Forward Motion to the Third Barrel
Cheyenne Wimberley discussses barrel racing tips on how to get yourself in position and your horse in position at the […]
Training All-Around Horses with Justin Briggs
If there’ a couple that knows about training colts to become champions in the barrel racing and roping events, it’s […]
Learning to Ride with Spurs, with Ivy Saebens
In this BarrelRacing.com video, NFR qualifier Ivy Saebens discusses how she learned how to ride with spurs whenever she was […]
Riding Barrel Horses Outside the Arena with Shali Lord
Shali Lord checks in from the ranch and explains why outside riding can be beneficial for colts and finished horses. […]
Making Your Own Panel Alley at Home to Practice Barrel Racing-with Cheyenne Wimberley
Setting up an alley at home can help you work on charginess to the first barrel. Multiple-time NFR qualifier Cheyenne […]
Rookie Tips: Taking Horses to Canada, with Bayleigh Choate
For several weeks, Bayleigh Choate has been escaping the usual Texas heat in foreign land–the mystifying nation of Canada. She […]
How to Add Speed to Drills off the Barrel Pattern with Justin Briggs
Justin Briggs emphasizes the importance of adding speed and intensity to barrel racing drills and how to make sure your […]
Ashley Schafer on Why Left is Right for Aged Event Champions Derby and Albany
Barrel racers in the midst of successful seasons aren’t typically inclined to switch their horses to the left after winning […]
What Bits Help Ivy Saebens Win?
Ever wondered what bits multiple-time NFR qualifier Ivy Saebens has in her tack room? In this video, Saebens tells us […]
Tew To Tango: 6 Steps to Building a Partnership with a New Horse
Talented McDade, Texas, barrel racer Jimmie (Smith) Tew has had success on multiple barrel horses. She won the 2018 WPRA […]
BarrelRacing.com Launches New Barrel Racing Training Series with Ivy Saebens
Boulder, Colorado—June 6, 2022 – BarrelRacing.com continues to bring the best competitors and coaches in the world together by adding […]
Necessary Fundamentals For Barrel Racing Horses
Professional barrel horse trainer Andre Coelho discusses the fundamentals that help horses in his training program be successful in barrel […]
Ratey vs. Free-Running Barrel Horses with Shali Lord
NFR-Qualifier Shali Lord discusses how riders may have to adapt their riding to suit different styles of barrel horses. She […]