One consistent theme that runs through competing, teaching, riding and training is that of balance…
Everyone wants to have a perfect horse—one who’s fun to train, rarely becomes ill or injured, is easy to keep conditioned and who wants to work for you at peak intensity every single time you ride.
In reality, most horse owners never achieve this ideal scenario, but according to Thoroughbred trainer Chuck Karlin, it’s possible to get close.
The following story was written by Dwayne Erickson and originally appeared in the Calgary Herald.
World champion barrel racer Lindsay Sears sustained a fractured left leg while leaving the infield during Sunday’s closing performance of the High River rodeo in High River, Alberta, Canada.
The Barrel Horse News staff wishes to extend our deepest condolences to family of Riley Cole Key (April 15, 1991 – June 27, 2009) of Ledbetter, Texas, who tragically passed away as the result of an automobile accident on June 27.
Casting Equestrian Enthusiasts / Horse Clubs / Stables / Best Friends Who Ride for new major cable network show.
(April 28, 2009) — The 2008 Better Barrel Races World Finals held April 22-26, 2009 at the Oklahoma City Fairgrounds awarded $286,911 in cash, not to mention loads of prizes. Besting 1,458 Open entries was Big Cabin, Oklahoma’s own Tana Poppino and Docs Hickory Cross. The duo earned $3,639 in the Finals, $754 in Qualifying Race No. 1, $1,040 in Qualifying Race No. 2 and additional Adult incentive race dollars to bring their weekend total to well over $5,500.
Are rodeo horses really that different from jackpot horses? We’ve heard many barrel racers ask the question, so BHN caught up with three pros to shed some light on the subject.
Although there is no cure for Exercise Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage, there are treatment options that can improve the health and performance of horses known as “bleeders.”