In the April 2018 issue of Barrel Horse News, the top divisional horses and riders for the 1D-3D from different regions were listed. Here are the 4D-6D divisions by region.
In the third of a four-part series on cross-training in the May 2013 issue of Barrel Horse News, we learned how cutting has influenced some of today’s best barrel racers and how to apply some concepts from cow work to make the most of the cloverleaf calling. Here, we share a statistical sample of our findings in researching the top horses with earnings in both events.
Equi-Stat compiled a list of the top 100 rodeo horses. 2012 WPRA World Champion Perculatin topped the list.
The Women’s Professional Rodeo Association’s Montana Circuit leads the way in tracking rodeo horse earnings.
Most women become members of the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association when they have THE horse capable of competing at what many consider to be the elite level, but much to the dismay of breeders and trainers, those special horses rarely get the credit they deserve. They toil away in obscurity, maybe known only by a barn name or “so-and-so’s roan gelding.”
Check out the highs and lows of the 2009 premier barrel horse sales.
Exceptional horses sold high, but mid-level horses and those with less established programs and unproven bloodlines struggled as consignors and breeders tried to make headways in the troubled economy.
Backed by an impressive battery of futurity competitors, Dash Ta Fame captured leading sire honors for the fifth straight year.
Top Divisional Horse honors once again belong to living legend Nate Shilabar (“Hotshot”).
College freshman Corey Breedlove, Nashville, Tenn., claimed divisional rider top honors with $51,945.
1. Can Chaser Challenge, Pasco, WA 913 08/02/2007 $92,500 $398,0402. Better Barrel Races Bbr Finals, Oklahoma City, OK 1,845 01/24/2007 $50,000 $245,1003. World Barrel Racing Productions Finals, Waco, TX 11/08/2007 $232,1574. National Barrel Horse Association Championships Nbha, Augusta,…
Barrel races held using the divisional format (1D, 2D, 3D, 4D, 5D and 6D) paid out an amazing $10.2 million in 2007.