A Conversation with Legendary 11x World Champion Barrel Racer Charmayne James

As part of #WomenInRodeo month, BarrelRacing.com content director Bonnie Wheatley had a chance to visit with Charmayne James, one of […]

Sep 23, 2022

By Bonnie Wheatley

Women In Rodeo: Barrel Racing Icon Ardith Bruce

Inducted posthumously into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in July 2022, Ardith Bruce had an unrivaled passion for the sport […]

Sep 15, 2022

By Bonnie Wheatley

Rosies of the Range: How Helping Save a Nation Became the Genesis of Women in Rodeo

Before many of the pioneer members of the Girls Rodeo Association (GRA) were the sweethearts of the rodeo, they were […]

Sep 6, 2022

By Tanya Randall

#WomenInRodeo: By The Numbers

As part of Barrel Racing Magazine’s salute to Women In Rodeo all month long in September, we’ve pulled together noteworthy […]

Sep 2, 2022

By Bonnie Wheatley

The First Family of Futurities, Remembering the Impact of Family Patriarch Dale Youree

This article first appeared in the Diamond & Dirt Barrel Horse Classic program in 2014. It has been updated. Dale […]

Jan 31, 2022

By Tanya Randall

Some of the best barrel racing bits, according to Kelly Yates

Kelly Yates’s Best Barrel Racing Bits

“It just depends on how fast we’re going as to what type [of bit] I’m going to need,” said multiple […]

Oct 24, 2021

By Bonnie Wheatley