Tracy Nowlin of Nowata, Oklahoma, has officially qualified for her first Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, and if you kept up with the professional rodeo standings throughout 2018, you’d know she did so with the one and only DJG Madison.
The partnership between the NBHA and WCRA.
Sadye Simpson grew up attending the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo, but the 2018 edition was special for the Simpson family. She qualified for the championship finals as one of the top 12 barrel racers, won more than $2,100 prize money and received $5,000 as the winner of the Jerry Ann Taylor Award.
Barrel racing frontrunners Hallie Hanssen and Tres Movidas are blazing the trail to the $500,000 WCRA Semifinals.
The loud, vibrant atmosphere and sometimes less-than-ideal ground conditions of a rodeo can be rattling for a horse accustomed to competing in divisional barrel races, jackpots or aged events. Staley, North Carolina, trainer and multiple Open 1D champion Nicole Love has amassed more than $413,600 in career earnings in divisional races, aged events and rodeos and shares her advice for transitioning your horse into the rodeo world.