In This Issue of Barrel Horse News Magazine


On the Cover: Kristin Hanchey and Smooth Way Ta Heaven make history to win Old Fort Days Super Derby title. Photo by Jeff Homan

Like a Rock
Enteroliths can be dangerous but treatable with surgery. By Abigail Boatwright, Page 24

Slot Queen
No barrel racer has won as many slot races as Leslie Willis. She and husband Jason Willis offer a look into their championship program. By Blanche Schaefer, Page 30

Special Delivery
Get a dose of happy with the annual 2022 foal photo section. Compiled by Kailey Sullins, Page 38

Champions’ Corner

Charmayne James’ Tips, Page 20
World Champion Reflections, Page 22

Special Youth Section

Fixing Youth Horses
Does your youth horse have some bad habits? Here’s how to address them. By Abigail Boatwright, Page 42

Sporting the Patch
Here’s five tips for securing and maintaining sponsorships as a youth rider. By Katie Navarra, Page 50

Horse Smart
Test your knowledge of parts of a Western saddle and parts of the horse with this quiz. By Abigail Boatwright, Page 56

In Every Issue

Arena Record, Page 4
Arena Dirt, Page 9
Outside the Arena, Page 24
Drill of the Month, Page 100
Barrel Racing Across the U.S., Page 104
Futurity Roundup, Page 106
Calendar and Clinics, Page 108

Event Spotlights

Old Fort Days Futurity and Super Derby, Page 60
WCRA Rodeo Corpus Christi, Page 66
Ruby Buckle Guthrie, Page 74
Yellow Rose Futurity and Derby, Page 80
Lucky Dog Productions and Breeders Challenge, Page 84
Sanctuary High Cascades Benefit Barrel Race, Page 88
Josey Jr World and Reunion, Page 92


Member Profile, Page 96
Directory, Page 112

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