In This Issue of Barrel Horse News Magazine


Barrel Horse News magazine March 2021 cover
On the Cover:
Kassie Mowry and Sand In My Socks win MVP Futurity and Slot Race. • Photo by PixelWorx

Signs of Lameness
Know the signs of potential soreness and what to do about them thanks to tips from Dr. Cameron Stoudt. By Abigail Boatwright, Page 30

Special Tributes: Kim Landry and Harry Blackwell
After the recent passing of legendary rider Kim Landry and
leading breeder Harry Blackwell, the barrel racing industry
celebrates their contributions and impact. By Tanya Randall, Page 36

Turning Corners
Dark N Traffic traded her barrel racing career for the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity. By Molly Montag, Page 44

Champions’ Corner

Charmayne James’ Tips, Page 24

Special Tack and Equipment Section

Running in the Reins
Several pros weigh in on how to select the best style of reins for you and your horse. Abigail Boatwright, Page 48

Your Boot Buying Guide
Use these tips when shopping for riding boots to help find the perfect pair. By Katie Navarra, Page 54

Pick Your Pad
A saddle pad is one of the most important pieces of tack for your horse’s comfort and wellbeing. By Kristin Pitzer, Page 60

Tack and Equipment Advertising Section
Barrel Horse News advertisers present 2021’s best products in tack, gear, barn and more. Compiled by Blanche Schaefer, Page 66

In Every Issue

Arena Record, Page 4
Arena Dirt, Page 9
Behind the Barrier, Page 28
Drill of the Month, Page 116
Barrel Racing Across the U.S., Page 120
Futurity Roundup, Page 122
Event Calendar and Clinics, Page 124

Event Spotlights

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Page 58
Wrangler NFR Photo Pages, Page 72
Wrangler National Finals Breakaway Roping, Page 74
Better Barrel Races OKC Futurity, Page 80
Future Fortunes Champions, Page 90
All In Barrel Race, Page 94


NBHA State News, Page 110
Member Profile, Page 114
Directory, Page 128

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