Annika Ruth Rides Wave of Amateur Rodeo Success to Top Youth Barrel Racing Ranks

Annika Ruth of Rolla, Missouri, is taking the amateur rodeo world by storm against barrel racers that are far more […]

Jan 15, 2023

By Lillian Kent

Martha Josey professional barrel racer

Martha Josey: A Fashion and Barrel Racing Icon 

Martha Josey’s love of fast horses is matched only by her passion for fashion, and a propensity for creating magical […]

Jan 9, 2023

By Bonnie Wheatley

PJ Burger Barrel Racing on Lulu at the 2009 NFR.

2009 Flashback: PJ Burger’s Lessons Learned and Winning Tips

This article originally appeared in a 2010 edition of Spin to Win Magazine, the precursor to The Team Roping Journal […]

Jan 3, 2023

By Julie Mankin

Angie Meadors barrel racing at the 2010 NFR.

Not Just a Pretty Face: Angie Meadors Talks Early Barrel Racing Career

This article originally appeared in a 2010 issue of Spin to Win Magazine, the precursor to The Team Roping Journal […]

Dec 26, 2022

By Julie Mankin

Kassie Mowry

With WCRA Win, Kassie Mowry has OFFICIALLY Won Over $1 Million Barrel Racing in 2022

Barrel racers thought it, Kassie Mowry knew it, but now the official numbers are in—Mowry has surpassed the $1 million […]

Dec 18, 2022

By Casey Allen

Leslie Smalygo and Gus barrel racing at the NFR.

“Big Dreams Come True, I am Proof of it.” Leslie Smalygo Gets First NFR Round Win at 47

Skiatook, Oklahoma’s Leslie Smalygo finally got tapped off in the eighth round of competition to turn in the fastest time […]

Dec 8, 2022

By Casey Allen

Lisa Lockhart barrel racing

4 Things We ❤️ About Lisa Lockhart

Lisa Lockhart is set to run down the alleyway at her 16th consecutive National Finals Rodeo, has jockeyed one of […]

Dec 1, 2022

By Casey Allen

Jada Trosper, Barrel Racer

To the Top: Teenage Jada Trosper’s Journey to Excellence

Working her way through the youth ranks, Jada Trosper found a place to play among professionals in the World Championship Rodeo Alliance. […]

Nov 30, 2022

By Lillian Kent

Mother ofall Dragons Barrel Racing Appaloosa

Speedy Spots: Mother OfAll Dragons is the Barrel Racing Appaloosa Going Viral

If turning heads was a competition, Mother Ofall Dragons would be breaking necks. The gritty Appaloosa mare tore up the […]

Nov 28, 2022

By Lillian Kent

Laura Mote Barrel Racing in Claremore, Oklahoma

Reliance Ranches’ Top Jockey: Laura Mote

Every major industry player has their secret weapon, and for Reliance Ranches, it’s Laura Mote.  The 19-year-old from Llano, Texas […]

Nov 28, 2022

By Lillian Kent

Dear Barrel Racer: Slow Down

Dear barrel racer, Thanksgiving marks a day of gratitude for the majority of Americans, but for barrel racers it’s often […]

Nov 23, 2022

By Casey Allen

Moms at rodeo

4 Ways Parents are Hurting Their Kids’ Horsemanship and Don’t Even Know It

I’ve taught lessons and schools on barrel racing and horsemanship for over 20 years, and in that time I’ve always […]

Nov 11, 2022

By Molly Powell with Chelsea Shaffer

Shali Lord Barrel Racing Mountain States Circuit Finals

Iron on Iron: Shali Lord and Andrea Busby Emerge Victorious in Mountain States

The Mountain States Circuit holds some of the largest and saltiest rodeos of the ProRodeo regular season, so it should […]

Nov 7, 2022

By Casey Allen

Madison Iager WCRA east coast

Madison Iager Weighs in on WCRA’s Game-Changing North Carolina Event

The WCRA is bringing a Triple Crown of Rodeo event to Tryon, North Carolina, and the $400,000 guaranteed payout will […]

Oct 31, 2022

By Casey Allen

Jessica Routier Barrel Racing

The Horses That Shaped Jessica Routier’s Career

Jessica Routier may be one of the quietest, most consistent forces in barrel racing’s recent years.  Most recently, she dominated […]

Oct 30, 2022

By Casey Allen