Circle Y Saddles, America’s Leading Saddle Brand, is proud to sponsor PacWest Barrel Racing Association.

   “Circle Y has always been a leader in the barrel racing discipline.  We were looking for an aggressive organization to team up with, and we found it with PacWest,” said Mark Jemelka, general manager of Circle Y Saddles.

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megan mcleodsmMegan McLeod, of Star, Idaho, makes an impression on you the first time you meet her. This barrel racer wears a happy, smiling face most every day. After several qualifications to the Wilderness Circuit Finals, the Dodge National Circuit Finals and the Tour Finales, McLeod has established her name in the barrel racing industry.

Dena Kirkpatrick

Dena KirkpatrickDena Kirkpatrick uses a Loomis gag bit to soften her horse’s face and body around a barrel turn. BHN file photo.This simple yet effective bit is a barrel-racer favorite for training, tuning and competing, but almost everyone uses it for a different reason.