After breaking his ankle when a horse fell down with him, futurity trainer Craig Brooks got accustomed to life on the couch for a few weeks.
Barrel racer Molly Otto shares some philosophies that guided her from a childhood without horses to a place at the top as a well-respected horsewoman.
Hallie Hanssen’s training philosophy relies on teaching barrel horses responsiveness through consistent cues.
A thinking mind, balanced movement and willingness to learn are three winning traits Kassie Mowry prefers in her futurity prospects.
Trainer Samantha Flannery noticed an untapped well in the futurity industry—the options for quality help for the average person training their own futurity horse.
Professional barrel racer Kassie Mowry trains her horses against their natural tendencies to increase their athleticism and make them think.
Bo Hill trains confident, user-friendly horses through one-handed riding and six steps in the training process.
Several winners from 2019’s marquis end-of-season futurities—the Barrel Futurities of America World Championships and Better Barrel Races OKC Futurity—shared their tips for preparing colts to run competitively and keeping them happy at their first big shows.