Barrel Horse News and the West Coast Barrel Racing Association are proud to announce an alliance agreement for 2019. As the leading voice in the barrel racing industry, Barrel Horse News is excited to work with the WCBRA, one of the fastest growing barrel racing associations in the west, to help promote the sport of barrel racing.

Barrel Horse News is excited to partner with WCBRA to aid in the expansion and promotion of the sport that we are both so passionate about,” said Patty Tiberg, Regional Vice President of Morris Magazines, LLC. “We look forward to expanding our coverage of the WCBRA on both our print and digital platforms.”

Ranked by Equi-Stat, the statistical division of Cowboy Publishing Group, as the 11th overall highest-paying barrel racing event of 2018, the WCBRA Finals takes place Labor Day Weekend at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds in King City, California. Barrel Horse News will participate in this and other select WCBRA events with special subscription offers and giveaways, as well as hosting the WCBRA Finals webcast on and sharing WCBRA news via the magazine’s print and social media channels. The WCBRA Finals boasts substantial added prize money of $171,000 in cash, making it among the most lucrative and exciting races in the country. The event awarded a total of $323,000 in cash payouts in 2018. 

“WCBRA is proud to partner with an organization that has become such a credible and reliable publication and resource within the barrel racing industry,” WCBRA owner Bailey Nahrgang said. “We have so much respect for Barrel Horse News and are honored to expand on our relationship this year.”

About Barrel Horse News

Part of the Morris Equine Group, Barrel Horse News is the pre-eminent voice of the barrel racing industry. From coverage of amateur and professional events alike, as well as equine industry news, horse health features, Western lifestyle topics and in-depth training articles, Barrel Horse News has it all covered. Barrel Horse News also produces online training and educational videos, as well as the popular Barrel Horse News Stallion Register. Visit for information.

About Morris Equine Group

Horse enthusiasts worldwide depend on the Morris Equine Group as a reliable source of news, information and education from its collection of titles, including Western Horseman, Quarter Horse News, Barrel Horse News and Equine Journal, as well as through its business-to-business brand Western Lifestyle Retailer. Additional titles include the stallion resource guides Quarter Horse News Stallion Register and Barrel Horse News Stallion Register. The MMN Equine Group is also home to Equi-Stat, a statistical service offering earnings for a variety of performance horse disciplines. Topping off its commitment to the equine industry, the Morris Equine Group owns and manages the matchless Road to the Horse colt-starting competition and the National Barrel Horse Association. 

About the West Coast Barrel Racing Association

The West Coast Barrel Racing Association is represented in California, Arizona, and Nevada with the help of more than 60 individual producers hosting more than 400 WCBRA prime-sanctioned events. The WCBRA’s mission is to work for the benefit of barrel racers of all ages and skill levels as well as participating West Coast producers. For more information, 


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