Profile of a Cowboy Hero

Words often used to characterize those we think of as our heroes are: passionate, bold, leaders, larger than life, proud, strong and outspoken. Words not always associated with heroes are: quiet, reserved, humble and modest. I hope this changes as you read on and I introduce you to an individual who is a real hero to many; a man who embodies all these words, especially the ones not usually associated with heroes.

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2015 Barrel Horse News Gear Guide

The Barrel Horse News Gear Guide allows advertisers to showcase some of the best barrel racing related equipment on the market today. A wide selection of saddles, pads, tack, leg gear and safety equipment are featured in the following pages, from old favorites enhanced with special features for 2015, to brand new products. This year's Gear Guide is organized into categories, with a selection of products in each. Take a look at some great options for your equine partner's individual needs from some of the most trusted names in the equine industry.

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First Case of Vesicular Stomatitis Detected in Three Horses in Pecos County

AUSTIN- Vesicular stomatitis (VS) has been detected in three horses at a Pecos County premises located approximately 30 miles north of Fort Stockton, Texas. The animals were tested after the owner observed blistering and swelling on the animals' tongues and lips, and contacted their veterinary practitioner. Testing at the USDA National Veterinary Services lab in Ames, Iowa confirmed the New Jersey serotype of virus in the affected horses.

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Feet on the Ground

Good footing is crucial, but achieving a safe, fast surface for barrel competitions can be a challenge. Learn the nitty-gritty basics here.

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SEEKING: Armed Forces male to be face of B. Tuff Jeans

Cokato, Minn. – May 14, 2015 – B. Tuff jeans is on the hunt for a male who has served or is serving in the armed forces. This comes on the tail of a successful Signature jean launched called HOOAH. $5 of every HOOAH jean purchased was donated to H.O.O.A.H. Organization, which lends support to servicemen, women and their families.

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