Hear the stories of some of the best barrel racing horses of all time. That includes the champions of the past and today. Barrel Racing Magazine is here to tell you the stories on the most famous bloodlines, and what offspring are winning in today’s competition. We cover the rodeos, futurities, open and youth events and track what horses are winning in each region. Look back at previous champions and learn how they became great. We also share how to take the best care of your barrel racing horse so that they can stay at the top of their game

On the Job Diagnostics: Dynamic Endoscopy Allows Veterinarians to Observe a Horse’s Upper Airway Function While in Motion

When a barrel horse has a suspected airway issue, the first diagnostic tool that a veterinarian reaches for is the […]

Aug 10, 2022

By Tanya Randall

Blazing Speed: Andrea Busby Wins 2022 Cheyenne Frontier Days Barrel Racing on Blazing With My Dude

A calm came over Andrea Busby as she made her way coolly down the alley aboard Blazing With My Dude […]

Aug 1, 2022

By Bonnie Wheatley

Leslie Smalygo Cheyenne Frontier Days Barrel Racing

Top 12 Horses’ Pedigrees Competing in Cheyenne Frontier Days Championship Sunday

The field in Cheyenne, Wyoming, has been whittled down from over 200, to just 12 horses and riders competing on […]

Jul 31, 2022

By Bonnie Wheatley

Ivy Saebens Barrel Racing

Out of Nowhere (But No Surprise) Ivy Saebens Moves to 16th in the World

Road savvy professional barrel racer and Barrelracing.com coach Ivy Saebens is shrewdly navigating a year-end journey that hopes to find […]

Jul 29, 2022

By Bonnie Wheatley

Hailey Kinsel and Jules Barrel Racing

The Jules Story: Hailey Kinsel’s “Other Palomino”

Hailey Kinsel just had a storied week in Fort Worth, Texas, winning the Women’s Rodeo World Championship, and $63,400 in […]

Jun 8, 2022

By Hailey Kinsel with Casey Allen

Brittany Pozzi and Katniss runs out of the arena during a barrel racing run at NFR.

Goodbye to Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi’s great mare “Katniss” 

Jarring news on the passing of two-time World Champion barrel racer Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi’s Ima Famous Babe (Dash Ta Fame […]

May 3, 2022

By Bonnie Wheatley

Equine Infectious Anemia: Current Coggins Papers Matter

Springtime means an uptick in travel for many barrel racers, which makes it an excellent time to make sure your […]

Mar 23, 2022

By Bonnie Wheatley

The Secrets Behind Soft-Ride Boots

Originally published August 21, 2018, updated January 24, 2019 If you’ve strolled around the parking lot at a barrel race, […]

Mar 23, 2022

By Chelsea Shaffer

The Latest EHV-1 and EHM cases from the Equine Disease Communication Center

Orange County California On March 3, the Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) posted an update that two additional horses at […]

Mar 4, 2022

By Bonnie Wheatley

Containing Contagions

If your horse becomes ill with a contagious disease, you’ll want to protect the rest of the herd. Unfortunately, not […]

Mar 4, 2022

By EQUUS Magazine

Rethinking How We Keep Horses in Stalls

I wish I could say my experiment with group housing for our two ponies came from a virtuous desire to […]

Feb 24, 2022

By Nancy Moffitt

Q&A with Top Shelf Breeders Incentive Organizers Lexie Goss and Rachelle Smith-Mose

Barrel Racing Magazine: Who comprises Top Shelf Breeders, and what are you hoping to achieve through the development of this […]

Feb 15, 2022

By Bonnie Wheatley

A Fond Farewell to Shali Lord’s SX Docslider

Two-time National Finals Rodeo qualifier Shali Lord and her family bid farewell to the horse that made the dream of […]

Jan 24, 2022

By Bonnie Wheatley

A New Chapter for $7.6 Million Sire Woody Be Tuff

When the gavel dropped at $1.3 million on Hip No. 5003 during the Center Ranch Dispersal held on December 9, […]

Jan 7, 2022

By Bonnie Wheatley

brittany pozzi and duke running barrels at NFR

Farewell to World Champion Barrel Horse Yeah Hes Firen

Two-time World Champion Barrel Racer Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi said goodbye to her great gelding Yeah Hes Firen, known near and […]

Dec 29, 2021

By Tanya Randall