Five rounds are in the books, and five rounds remain the halfway point of the 58th Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. The leading lady in Monday night’s round, NFR first-timer Amberleigh Moore, ran a fast time of 13.62 seconds.
"Mo's" sweet and playful nature has endeared him to Mary Burger and the hearts of barrel racers everywhere.
Mary Burger talks about the importance of back- up horses and knowing when to give your main mount a break.
As the 2006 World Champion Barrel Racer Mary Burger, crossed the timers at the 2016 Calgary Stampede, the crowd attending Showdown Sunday, jumped up from their seats and roared – with deafening-excitement. The 67-year-old, fought through one of the muddiest Showdown Sunday performances on record, and claimed the largest check of her 31-year professional barrel racing career.
Calgary, AB – This summer, there probably aren’t too many grandmothers who are in a horserace for $100,000. However, there is only one Mary Burger and she is headed for Showdown Sunday, at the Calgary Stampede.
Learn how conditioning plays a role in your success inside the arena with world champion Mary Burger.
World Champion Barrel Racer Mary Burger offers advice on the importance of tack and equipment.
Kimmie Wall and TKW Bullys Famous Fox set a new pace for the 2016 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo with a blistering 13.46 to win round No. 6 and post the fastest time of the finals so far.
First-time qualifier Kimmie Wall of Roosevelt, Utah, and her homegrown mare TKW Bullys Famous Fox laid down a flawless run to win the second go-round of the barrel racing at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.
The legendary 10-time qualifier Lisa Lockhart and An Oakie With Cash stopped the clock in 13.72 seconds to win round No. 3 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.
All eyes are on the cowgirl from Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Mary Burger came into the NFR wearing the No. 1 back number and proved how she earned the honor with a winning 13.58 in round No. 7.
Mary Burger wins second world title with the culmination of the 2016 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.
World champion Mary Burger reflects on the outstanding horses of her career and what traits she specifically looks for in a barrel horse.
These three barrel racing trainers have different must-have items they take with them on the road, but they all share a common thread.
Mary Burger explains her style of introducing prospects to the barrel pattern, her approach to the barrels and how she advances her horses.
Two-time world champion barrel racer Mary Burger offers instruction for achieving a balanced and effective body position in the saddle.
At 58 years young, veteran barrel racer Mary Burger wins her first Women's Professional Rodeo Association world championship in one of the tightest races in the organization's history.
In 1996 Barrel Horse News got down to the nitty-gritty of the costs associated with training a barrel horse from the top professionals on the road at the time - many of whom are still on top of the barrel racing scene today.
World Champion Mary Burger knows what it’s like to train both standout rodeo mounts and futurity prospects, here she shares the basic need-to-know fundamentals for 2-year-olds.
Top barrel racers offer suggestions to help determine if your horse is unsound or simply in need of a tune up.