In This Issue of Barrel Horse News Magazine


On the Cover: Troy Crumrine and Sissys Little Coin, and Kelly Yates and Firewater Fiesta. Photos by Kenneth Springer

Smokin Joe
A barrel horse with persistent tying-up issues finally received effective treatment to reach his full competition potential. By Abigail Boatwright, Page 22

Bright Future
We asked BHN readers to share their cutest 2020 foal photos, and our inbox was flooded with these adorable special deliveries. Compiled by Kailey Sullins, Page 30

Alona James breaks down her program that helped clinch the 2019 Fort Smith futurity title on Mystery In The Winds. By Blanche Schaefer, Page 64

Champions’ Corner

Charmayne James’ Tips, Page 18

Special Futurity Statistics Section

Equi-Stat’s leading bloodlines and top aged-event owners, breeders and riders of all time. By Kailey Sullins, Page 50

Special Youth Section

Welcome, Campers!
Find and make the most of a youth barrel racing clinic with these tips. By Abigail Boatwright, Page 38

15 Things You Didn’t Know About Horses
We gathered a few fun facts you might not have known about horses. Compiled by BHN Staff, Page 44

10 Books to Get You Through the Summer
Check out these must-read books for any young horse-lover. Compiled by BHN Staff, Page 46

Barrel Racing Trivia
Challenge yourself and your friends with this fun barrel racing trivia. Compiled by BHN Staff, Page 48

In Every Issue

Arena Record, Page 4
Arena Dirt, Page 9
Drill of the Month, Page 72
Youth Forum, Page 77
Barrel Racing Across the U.S., Page 82
Futurity Roundup, Page 83
Event Calendar and Clinics, Page 85


NBHA State News, Page 66
NBHA District News, Page 68
Directory, Page 88

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