In This Issue of Barrel Horse News

CoverMay 2016May 2016

Volume 21, Number 5

On the Cover | Ryann Pedone and Sweet Choco Taco claim Diamonds and Dirt Barrel Horse Classic Slot Race win for owner Tiany Schuster. Photo by Kenneth Springer 

 

[SPECIAL TACK & EQUIPMENT SECTION]

62 - LEATHER LOVE
The do's and don'ts of caring your saddles and tack. By Abigail Boatwright
70 - CUSTOM BY CANSLER
A look inside the word of custom boot making. By Bridget Kirkwood
78 - GEAR GUIDE
The Barrel Horse News Tack and Gear Guide brought to you by industry advertisers. By Kathryn Barkey

 

[FEATURES]

18 SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO RUTH HAISLIP 
Remembering Ruth Haislip. By Tanya Randall

34 BHN's 20th Anniversary
Barrel Horse News celebrates two decades as the preeminent voice of barrel racing. Compiled by BHN Staff

40 GROUND SUCCESS STRATEGIES  
A look at the conscientious approaches of award-winning committees to prepare safe and consistent rodeo ground. By Jolee Lautaret

54 QUARTER CRACKS 
Farrier Pete May talks about why quarter cracks develop. By Bridget Kirkwood

 

[EVENT SPOTLIGHTS]

90 Diamonds and Dirt Barrel Horse Classic
108 NBHA Shamrock Showdown Super Show
118 2016 Stock Show Rodeos
124 Lucky Dog Productions

 

[CHAMPIONS’ CORNER]

22 Charmayne James' Tips
26
World Champion Reflections

 

[IN EVERY ISSUE]

6 Arena Record
11 Arena Dirt
28 Outside the Arena 
131 Youth Forum
136 Tres Tambores no Brasil
138 Barrel Racing Across the U.S.
140 Futurity Roundup
143 Barrel Racing Results
146 Calendar and Clinics

 

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