Over 4,000 runs in eight days have taken place during the time the National Barrel Horse Association has called the Georgia National Fairgrounds home. Over 1,900 contestants representing seven countries made the trip to Perry, Ga., for a youth competition renowned in the industry. Over two rounds of competition youth and teens tried their hand at earning a qualification to the finals round. The last day of competition, the day in which every contestant hoped to be competing. The day champions were crowned. Saturday, July 25, 2015 marked the NBHA Youth World Championships finals round. With lucrative payouts still to be won and prizes waiting to be claimed, the youth and teen contestants showed no mercy as they each worked hard to grab a piece of the pie.
By Kailey Sullins Photos by Phifer Photography/ Rodeobum.com