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Archive for May 2020

Learning to Take Advice from Anywhere

Professional trainer and barrel racer Ivy Hurst says you can learn something from anywhere if you are open-minded and willing to accept advice. Sometimes it’s Just That Simple “Some of the best advice I’ve gotten in my life has come from the most unexpected source—somebody’s dad was sitting in the stands; had never been on…

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NBHA France Member Profile: Alanis Rondelli

My name is Alanis Rondelli. I am 16 and I am a Julien Tortora’s student. Julien is the president of the NBHA of France and the owner of the Montarines Ranch. I started barrel racing one year ago with my new horse. My parents and I bought her in January 2019, her name isGR White…

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Updated NBHA Tour Event Schedule 5.6.20

NBHA has been closely monitoring the current COVID-19 regulations across the country and we are saddened to announce that the NBHA Tour Events scheduled for June 2020 will be postponed. This decision was made in accordance with CDC, federal, state and city guidelines currently in place. As always, the health and wellbeing of our participants…

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Resources to help you with COVID-19

We’ve put together this list of COVID-19 resources to help you and your family stay up to date and navigate through these challenging times. Personal Resources: What to Do If You Are Sick If you’re not feeling well, follow this step by step guide to get the help you need. Steps Taken by States to…

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Martha Josey Inducted into Prestigious ProRodeo Hall of Fame

Article provided courtesy the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. Photo courtesy Martha Josey COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Renowned bareback horse Grated Coconut of Calgary Stampede headlines an award-winning, eight-member class of inductees that will be enshrined in the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs on August 1. Grated Coconut, who won a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association-record…

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Guidelines for Wearing Spurs

Spurs are a useful tool to enforce your aids, when used correctly. Professional barrel horse trainer Tana Renick explains how, when and why to use spurs. The Purpose of Spurs “I don’t use them to try to get a horse to run harder or anything like that. I use them No. 1, for respect. I…

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Quick Fix: Incorrect Position Coming into the Barrel

Professional trainer Jana Beam Brown shows you a common rider error in barrel racing and how to fix it. The Problem: “Sometimes you see people at a barrel race coming into the barrel, and they’ll start way out there, and then as they want to start the turn they’ll fall forward and lean in, and…

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Martha Josey Represents WPRA in 2020 ProRodeo Hall of Fame Induction Class

Article courtesy WPRA with modification from Barrel Horse News; photos and captions by Kenneth Springer Above: Martha with her first and foremost winner Cebe Reed, who took her to four championships in scorched-earth style in the Texas Barrel Racing Association before she joined the Girl’s Rodeo Association (later the WPRA). “Cebe” spent his prime years in…

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Summer Run Super Show Entry Form Available Now

NBHA is proud to host the NBHA Summer Run Super Show in Perry, Georgia.  The NBHA Summer Run Super Show runs from July 2-4 and where racers will have the opportunity to run in the coveted Reeves Arena. With over $22,000 of added money, $10,000 Future Fortunes Bonus Money, and 40 Wildcards, the show is…

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