In This Issue of Barrel Horse News


Barrel Horse News 2019 fold out cover November 2019
On the Fold-Out Cover: Jennifer Wilson and Proud Kinda Effort top the NBHA Louisiana Super Show. Photo by James Phifer

Horse Care Basics—Colic Check
How to determine if your horse is colicking and what to do about it with advice from veterinarian Amy Armentrout. By Abigail Boatwright, Page 32

Badlands Bloodlines
Nestled in the rolling hills of the South Dakota Badlands, Sampson Family Ranch produces beef cattle, registered Longhorns and some of the best bloodlines in the barrel racing industry. By Kelli Kissack, Page 38

Piddle and Play
Veteran barrel horse trainer and super senior rider Marcheta Garrett shows how a simple change in direction can put your horse’s training on the correct path. By Tanya Randall, Page 48

Cannabis Use in Horses
Perceived by some as a controversial treatment, CBD equine health
products are on the rise. By Heather Smith Thomas, Page 54

Champions’ Corner

Charmayne James’ Tips, Page 22
World Champion Reflections, Page 26

Special Gift Guide Section

BHN Staff Wish List
Contributors share their hearts’ holiday desires. By BHN Staff, Page 66

Holiday Gift Guide
Find the best holiday gifts for your equine-loving family and friends, brought to you by select BHN advertisers. Compiled by Kristin Pitzer, Page 68

In Every Issue

barrel horse news magazine november 2019 cover
On the Cover: Kelsey Hayden and Buhbye win the West Coast Barrel Racing Association Championship. Photo by Deb Mann

Arena Record, Page 4
Arena Dirt, Page 9
Your Turn, Page 20
Behind the Barrier, Page 28
Drill of the Month, Page 126
Youth Forum, Page 129
Barrel Racing Across the U.S., Page 131
Calendars and Clinics, Page 132


North Carolina Show, Page 120
Member Profile, Page 124
State Shows, Directory, Page 135

Event Spotlights

NBHA Louisiana Super Show, Page 82
Expanded Futurity Roundup, Page 90
West Coast Barrel Racing Association Finals, Page 106
The MEGA, Page 112
Summer Shootout, Page 116

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