In This Issue of Barrel Horse News

AUGUST 2014

Contents

Volume 19, Number 8

 

[FEATURES]

32 Run Away?

Your horse should run, not your thoughts.

By Kathy Korell-Rach, Ph.D.

36 Who’s the Fastest? 

From riding plow horses in the field to raising barrel racing and racetrack legends, Bob Burt always wanted the fastest horses. By Tanya Randall 

44 Equine Back Problems

Diagnosing and treating equine back pain. By Heather Smith Thomas

52 Close Encounters

Coping with rattlesnake bites. By Sylvia McComber

 

[SPECIAL BARREL RACING PROSPECT SECTION]

56 The First Five Rides

When Molli Montgomery starts a colt, she begins with the end in mind. Learn why the first five rides are so influential to a horse’s later success in the arena. By Danika Kent

68 Checking it Thrice

Professional horseman Jeremy Barwick shares his checklist of maneuvers a prospect must perform at the walk, trot and lope before advancing to the pattern. By Bridget Kirkwood

IN EVERY ISSUE

6  Arena Record
11  Arena Dirt

28   Fashion Forward

121  Youth Forum

126  Barrel Racing in Brazil

130  Health-wise

CHAMPIONS’ CORNER

18  Charmayne James’ Tips

22  World Champion Reflections

24  Dialed in with Dena

 

EVENT SPOTLIGHTS

80  All American Youth

90  NBHA Syracuse Spectacular

98  NBHA Can/Am Super Show

104  NBHA Texas State Show

108  College National Finals Rodeo

134  Barrel Racing Across the U.S.

136  Futurity Roundup

138  Barrel Racing Results

141  Calendar & Clinics