In This Issue of Barrel Horse News


barrel horse news magazine july 2019 cover
Alona James and Mystery In The Winds win Old Fort Days Futurity. Photo by Buddy Berry

Stock Your First Aid Kit
Be prepared for everyday equine emergencies with a fully stocked first aid kit. By Abigail Boatwright, Page 28

Market Watch: New Highs
Record highest-sellers and a rise in median prices high- lighted sales of 2018, but will the trend continue in 2019? By Tanya Randall, Page 32

Why is Riding Not Enough?
A barrel racer’s beginning guide to fitness. By Carley Greenawalt PT, DPT, MTC, FAAOMPT, Page 38

Foal Photo Contest
The 2019 collection of reader-submitted foal photos.
Compiled by Bonnie Wheatley, Page 42

Champions’ Corner

Charmayne James’ Tips, Page 18
World Champion Reflections, Page 22

Special Youth Section

Vegas Bound
BHN presents a guide to the Junior World Finals with everything you need to know before you go. By Abigail Boatwright, Page 50

Winning Ways
Champions with strong family ties share advice for young riders and parents to find success during and after youth rodeo. By Blanche Schaefer, Page 58

In Every Issue

Arena Record, Page 4
Arena Dirt, Page 9
Behind the Barrier, Page 16
Outside the Arena, Page 24
Youth Forum, Page 113
Barrel Racing Across the U.S., Page 116
Futurity Roundup, Page 117
Barrel Racing Results, Page 118
Event Calendar and Clinics, Page 122


State News, Page 104
Member Profile, Page 108
State Shows, Directory, Page 125

Event Spotlights

Better Barrel Races World Finals, Page 64
Old Fort Days Futurity and Derby, Page 72
Sherry Cervi Youth Championships, Page 84
Josey Jr. World and Reunion, Page 90
10th Annual SEA Youth Championships, Page 98