In This Issue of Barrel Horse News


Barrel Horse News magazine September 2019 cover
Ava Grayce Sanders and Tampa Bay Rey Deal claim NBHA Youth World Championship, and Bailey Choate and Miss JB 1214 win NBHA Teen World Championship. Photo by James Phifer/

Soft Tissue Injuries
Learn how to spot and handle soft tissue injuries with advice from Amy Armentrout, DVM. By Abigail Boatwright, Page 28

Champions’ Corner

Charmayne James’ Tips, Page 20
World Champion Reflections, Page 24

Special 10-Year Barrel Racing Statistics

10-Year Barrel Racing Statistics
Meet the barrel racing industry’s best over the past decade. By Tanya Randall, Page 48

Special Barrel Racing Beginner Section

Worth Somethin’
Leslie Kinsel’s ceaseless quest for knowledge has made an impact far greater than just gold buckles. By Blanche Schaefer, Page 34

Off to a Good Start
Learn what to look for when shopping for your first barrel racing horse. By Blanche Schaefer, Page 44

In Every Issue

Arena Record, Page 4
Arena Dirt, Page 9
Behind the Barrier, Page 26
Youth Forum, Page 119
Barrel Racing Across the U.S., Page 122
Futurity Roundup, Page 123
Event Calendar and Clinics, Page 124


District News, Page 112
Member Profile, Page 116
State Shows, Directory, Page 125

Event Spotlights

NBHA Youth and Teen World Championships, Page 72
NBHA Abilene Super Show, Page 80
NBHA Northwest Summer Run Super Show, Page 84
NBHA Triple Crown Super Show, Page 90
Glacier Chaser Classic, Page 96
Destry’s Free For All, Page 104
5-State Breeders Futurity, Page 108