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

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

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

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

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

Cheyenna Allan and Three barrel racing

On Repeat: Cheyenne Allan Owns Columbia River Circuit Again, Kacey Gartner Claims Second-Straight CRCF Title

The Columbia River Circuit is keeping things consistent—the same ladies that dominated the year-end and aggregate after the conclusion of […]

Oct 28, 2022

By Jimmie Smith-Tew

Sissy Winn wins Texas Circuit Championship

Veterans and Underdogs Split NFR Open Qualifications at Texas Circuit Finals

The 2022 Texas Circuit Finals, held October 11-14 in Waco, Texas, allowed both Sissy Winn and Ilyssa Riley the chance […]

Oct 17, 2022

By Jimmie Smith-Tew

Lisa Lockhart barrel racing

“My Story is one of Gratitude,” – Lisa Lockhart

Lisa Lockhart clinched her 16th NFR qualification in dramatic fashion in a photo-finish end to the 2022 ProRodeo season. The […]

Oct 16, 2022

By Casey Allen

Jackie Ganter

Jackie Ganter Reflects on Record-Breaking Rookie Season and Lessons Learned

$164,780. That’s how much Jackie Ganter won during her 2015 Resistol Rookie season, which earned her the Resistol Rookie of […]

Oct 2, 2022

By Casey Allen

Pick Your Poison: The Ultimate List of 2022’s NFR-Qualifying Barrel Horses

The Top 15 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo qualifiers rely on the grittiest and most freakishly talented horsepower in the world […]

Sep 28, 2022

By Bonnie Wheatley

Sissy Winn Barrel Racing

The Sissy Winn Story

Sissy Winn sits down with The Money Barrel host, Kayla Jones, just before heading north to the Calgary Stampede. Winn […]

Sep 26, 2022

By Barrel Racing Magazine.com Editors

Margo Crowther professional barrel racer

Florida’s Margo Crowther Closes on First NFR Qualification in Puyallup

With a nearly $16,000 weekend in Puyallup, Washington, at the NFR Playoff Series Finale, Margo Crowther can finally breathe a […]

Sep 14, 2022

By Casey Allen

4 Keys to Keeping Your Cool with Jordon Briggs

One of the main reasons I kept Rollo (Famous Lil Jet) to rodeo these last few years is I got […]

Sep 9, 2022

By Bonnie Wheatley