Anyone who competes in the sport of barrel racing knows what a frustrating event it can be. Being young and trying to learn this complicated activity can be trying at best. Adults and trainers can help ease this learning process by becoming a positive light in young kids’ lives.
Barrel Horse News Bonus – Jordon Peterson, March 2009
Chilton, Texas cowgirl Jordon Peterson sat third in the WPRA NFR standings in February 2009.
You can pick up some of Jordon’s great training secrets in the March 2009 issue of Barrel Horse News.
Catching up with Dena Kirkpatrick
If you have been around barrel racing very long, you know Sugar Moon Express, aka “Martha.” Have you also heard of Fols Classy Snazzy, Willy Nick Bar, Leaving Lucille, or Chicago Moon Express? Many of us have and there is one common denominator that links all of these successful horses. Dena Kirkpatrick. Barrel Horse News was fortunate enough to catch up with Dena for a few minutes during a break at her clinic held in Fort Collins, Colo.
One of barrel racing’s most beloved icons, John Read Foster’s been playing the game for nearly 50 years.
He might not remember the registered name of every horse that he’s owned, shown or admired, but John Read Foster can darn sure tell you how that horse was bred. He can tell you what it won and more than likely who was riding it.
World standings leader and bride-to-be Mattie Little, 22, dishes about skiing fantasies, allergy shots for horses, and those pesky lemon seeds that suck up through your straw.
Learn how Mountain States Circuit rodeo standout Laura Lambert achieves success riding a wide variety of horses, all with different styles and traits.
Two years after a crash ended Tami Purcell’s racing career, she’s focused on the cloverleaf again.
These five barrel-racing families work together to enjoy their sport of choice.
Experience the ups and downs of Brittany Pozzi-Pharr’s Fourth of July in what marks a series of columns that Barrel Horse News has planned with professional rodeo’s current world champion barrel racer.