In This Issue of Barrel Horse News

CoverAugust 2016August 2016

Volume 21, Number 8

On the Cover | 2016 NIRA Barrel Racing Champion Kristi Steffes and Captain Mitos Legacy. Photo by Hubbell Rodeo Photos.

 

[SPECIAL BARREL RACING PROSPECT SECTION]

44 UPPING YOUR ODDS
Increase your chances at futurity success by choosing your prospect carefully. 
BY ABIGAIL BOATWRIGHT

52 MORE 2016 FOAL PHOTOS!
Reader-submitted foal photos from 2016, plus a follow up on formerly featured foals. 
COMPILED BY BONNIE WHEATLEY

59 FUTURE STARS
From weanlings to futurity-ready prospects, advertisers present their barrel racing hopefuls for consideration. 

 

[FEATURES]

26 IF THE SHOE FITS
Finding a qualified farrier for your barrel horse is an important part of protecting your horse's health – so here's how. 
BY ABIGAIL BOATWRIGHT

36 A BALANCED APPROACH
Tami Semas explains why balance is key in all aspects of barrel racing.  
BY BRIDGET KIRKWOOD

 

[EVENT SPOTLIGHTS]

64 NBHA Las Vegas Super Show
78 All American Youth
90 NBHA Syracuse Spectacular Super Show
100 NBHA Can-Am Midland Super Show
106 Barrel Racers National 4D Finals
116 Bonus Race Finals
122 College National Finals Rodeo

 

[CHAMPIONS’ CORNER]

20 Charmayne James' Tips
24 World Champion Reflections

 

[IN EVERY ISSUE]

6 Arena Record
11 Arena Dirt
128 Drill of the Month
133 Youth Forum
138 Barrel Racing Across the U.S.
140 Futurity Roundup
144 Barrel Racing Results
148 Calendar and Clinics

 

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