Fallon Taylor Barrel Racing

Dear Barrel Racer, You’re Doing it Right

Dear Barrel Racer, Social media is great and all, until you’re a barrel racer and somebody doesn’t agree with the […]

May 15, 2023

By Casey Allen

Wendy Potter and Sherry Cervi

Cowgirl Bloodlines: Meet the Mother-Daughter NFR Barrel Racing Qualifiers

Meet the complete list of not only mother and daughter NFR qualifying duos, but the barrel racers who have created […]

May 14, 2023

By Tanya Randall

Taci Bettis turns a barrel at the NFR.

Rookie Moves: The Resistol Rookie of the Year Legacy 

On April 28-29, 2023 Cowtown Coliseum will host the second annual The Cowboy Channel Rookie Roundup Presented by Resistol, bringing […]

Apr 28, 2023

By Jolee Jordan

Rachelle Riggers turns a barrel on Magic.

Making “Magic” with Redmond Champion Rachelle Riggers

Rachelle Riggers has been turning heads since she filled her WPRA permit at one barrel race in Redmond, Oregon, in […]

Apr 17, 2023

By Casey Allen

Mark Bugni smiles for a win photo with his dog

Get to Know Futurity Trainer Mark Bugni

Barrel racing futurity trainer Mark Bugni has carved out his place in the industry with methodical training and a no-bones-about-it attitude.

Apr 12, 2023

By Lillian Kent

Kathleen Menard Perron and Charmin N Rockin round a turn at the American Contender Round.

French Canadian Kathleen Ménard-Perron Builds Rodeo Life on American Soil

Forty-two-year-old Kathleen Mérnard-Perron moved from Quebec Canada, to Florida to take advantage of the year-round barrel racing in the U.S.

Mar 23, 2023

By Lillian Kent

Tamara Barnhart turns a barrel at The American Rodeo.

Who is Tamara Barnhart?

Tamara Barnhart took The American Rodeo Contender Finals by storm Thursday March 10, 2023, topping the field and punching her ticket to the Saturday night Final. But who is this competitor?

Mar 10, 2023

By Lillian Kent

Julie Thomas Three-Peats at the IFR

Julie Thomas wins her third International Professional Rodeo Association Barrel Racing Championship

Feb 3, 2023

By Lillian Kent

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