Dona Kay Rule runs barrels for the love of a good horse. But it hasn’t been an easy ride. Today, she is fulfilling her dreams and counting her blessings.
Hailey Kinsel Lockwood claims WPRA barrel racing world championship, Ivy Conrado Saebens wins 2019 Wrangler NFR average championship and Lisa Lockhart takes home a win in Round Ten.
Hailey Kinsel Lockwood and DM Sissy Hayday won back-to-back rounds with a 13.54 in Round Eight of the 2019 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.
Photos by Kenneth Springer December 11, 2019 — Las Vegas — Hailey Kinsel Lockwood and DM Sissy Hayday had their moment in the winner’s circle during Round Seven…
A hit barrel in Round Four only gave Dona Kay Rule and High Valor the focus and grit they needed to enter Round Five and throw down the fastest time so far of the barrel racing at the 2019 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, a 13.56 for their second round-win of the Finals.
Nellie Miller of Cottonwood, California, became the first barrel racer since Kristie Peterson in 1998 to successfully defend her CFD championship. The 2017 world champion, who is currently ranked second in the 2019 standings, won $20,697 dollars in Frontier Park, making her the highest money winner of the rodeo.
World champion Hailey Kinsel shares her favorite tack and gear and offers tips on how to choose the best equipment for your horse.