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.
Correct First Barrel Position with Cheyenne Wimberley
They don’t call it “the money barrel,” without reason. In this video, multiple-time NFR qualifier and BarrelRacing.com coach Cheyenne Wimberley […]
Introducing a Curb Bit in Barrel Horse Training
Professional colt starter Justin Briggs shares his secrets for successfully transitioning a young horse to a curb bit. This colt […]
Prospect Personality Test
Question: What’s the No. 1 thing you want to see in a colt personality-wise? And on the other side of […]
7 Steps to Barrel Horse Conditioning After a Long Layoff
[This article originally appeared in the February 2009 issue of Horse & Rider magazine.] Question: I’m an amateur barrel racer and compete on […]
Justin Briggs Brings Colt Starting and Training Expertise To BarrelRacing.com
Boulder, Colorado—May2, 2022 – BarrelRacing.com continues to bring the best competitors and coaches in the world together by adding top […]
6 Reasons Barrel Racers Love The E
If you drive down I-35, just south of downtown Guthrie, Oklahoma, and follow the winding country roads, you’ll come upon […]
Working Cattle: Cheyenne Wimberley’s Must-Do Exercise for Barrel Horses
The problem with a barrel and the barrel pattern is it never moves. And your horse instinctively wants to follow […]
Sharing is Caring: 3 Tips to Sharing a Horse with your Significant Other
In 2019, Lacinda Rose found herself at her first National Finals Rodeo with a big problem—her horse wasn’t firing in […]
The 3 C’s with Kim Schulze
“I try to keep things simple,” said many-time Mountain States Circuit Finals Rodeo qualifier and three-time Mountain States Circuit Champion […]
Are You Making These 3 Critical Training Mistakes?
Futurity trainer Andre Coehlo talks about riding smarter by avoiding common pitfalls.
Confidence Cues with Sue Smith
People who are confident are sometimes seen as being arrogant; they have an air about them that comes from being […]
The Equine Network Proudly Launches Instructional On-Demand Video Resource Customized for Barrel Racers
The on-demand video platform BarrelRacing.com brings together the barrel racing industry’s leading horsemen and horsewomen to positively impact riders of all skill […]