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

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

Preventing Winter Impactions

Any type of colic can happen at any time of year, but when the weather turns cold the incidence of […]

Dec 21, 2021

By EQUUS Magazine

A Tough Climate Makes for Tough Competitors

On a normal year, northeast North Dakota is heaven for horses in late spring, summer and early fall, with its […]

Dec 21, 2021

By Danika Kent Dostal

Five Steps to Winning $100,000 with Super Stakes Champion Leslie Willis

Running a 3-year-old barrel horse down the alleyway is a delicate art, and Leslie Willis is a master sculptor in […]

Dec 14, 2021

By Casey Allen

Jordon Briggs earns 2021 barrel racing world championship at NFR.

One for the Record Books: Jordon Briggs is the 2021 Women’s Professional Rodeo Association World Champion

In an epic race to the wire, it was Jordon Briggs and “Rollo,” her 7-year-old sorrel gelding with a heart […]

Dec 11, 2021

By Bonnie Wheatley

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Cheat Sheet: Round 9 Recap

Charmayne James needs no introduction in the world of barrel racing. She’s ridden many different horses down the alley at […]

Dec 11, 2021

By Bonnie Wheatley

Twice Is Nice: Briggs and Hillman Share Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Round 9 Win

Tonight in Las Vegas, Nev., Round 8 winner Jordon Briggs and Famous Lil Jet (“Rollo”) shared top honors with Round […]

Dec 10, 2021

By Bonnie Wheatley