In This Issue of Barrel Horse News Magazine


Barrel Horse News magazine January 2020 fold out cover
On the Fold-Out Cover: Brandon Cullins and A Cornerstone dominate NBHA Open World Championships. • Photo by James Phifer/

Telford’s Turn
National Finals Rodeo qualifier Jessie Telford takes a candid look at how she balances family, a multi-faceted equine operation and her
drive to win in the barrel pen. By Abigail Boatwright, Page 46

Pro Rodeo Rocket
Terrible Tommy Twist took Sammi Bessert on the barrel racing journey of a lifetime. By Jolee Lautaret Jordan, Page 36

Champions’ Corner

Charmayne James’ Tips, Page 20

Special Stallion Section

Double Duty
Standing a stallion at stud while he’s actively competing can be a logistical challenge, but these breeders share tips to make it happen. By Abigail Boatwright, Page 54

All-Time Leading Sires
’s all-time leading barrel horse sires. Compiled by Bonnie Wheatley, Page 62

In Every Issue

Arena Record, Page 4
Arena Dirt, Page 9
Behind the Barrier, Page 24
Vet Column, Page 32
Drill of the Month, Page 118
Youth Forum, Page 121
Futurity Roundup, Page 123
Barrel Racing Calendar, Page 124


NBHA State News, Page 106
District News, Page 112
Member Profile, Page 114
Directory, Page 128

Event Spotlights

Barrel Futurities of America World Championships, Page 72
NBHA Open and Senior World Championships, Page 84
Wrapn 3 Texas Fall Classic and Blue Collar Breeders Futurity Incentive, Page 96
Elite Barrelnanza, Page 100

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