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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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Submit your event to Barrel Horse News

PRODUCERS: Expand your reach and submit your event details to Barrel Horse News for their online event calendar. Your event will also be featured in the print issue of Barrel Horse News, given enough lead time is provided. Submit your event early and expand your reach. This is a FREE service from Barrel Horse News!…

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NBHA State and District Directors: Share Your News with BHN

At Barrel Horse News, we enjoy sharing the news, results and stories from your races, and we hope your state and district events end 2020 strong and carry that momentum into 2021. First, I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself to those of you who may not already know me. My name is…

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NBHA 2020 Open & Senior World Championships Entry Deadline Extended until Friday October 9th at 5:00pm EST

Due to the evolving situation and developing travel restrictions we have extended the deadline for the 2020 NBHA Open and Senior World Championships until Friday October 9th at 5pm EST to allow competitors to finalize their travels plans. You may enter the 2020 NBHA Open and Senior World Championships, with no late fee, these ways:…

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Full NBHA 2020 Open World Schedule Released

Downable PDF Version of the Schedule Here Please note that vendors can move in Friday October 23rd at 8 AM to 5 PM.

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NBHA 2021 Tour Schedule Released

NBHA 2021 Tour Dates* Download a PDF Version of the Full Schedule Here Asheville Super Show | March 5-7 Asheville, North Carolina Shamrock Showdown Super Show | April 2-4 Jacksonville, Florida Great Lakes Super Show | May 28-30 Gifford, Illinois Professional’s Choice Vegas Super Show | June 3-6 Las Vegas, Nevada Wisconsin Super Show |…

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2020 PA NBHA State Finals Wrap-up

Another PA NBHA State Finals is in the rearview mirror. What a great weekend! The weather was fabulous, and the turnout was awesome! Once again, the hospitality from the Jeff Keeney Family and Diamond 7 Arena was off the charts. I can’t thank all our sponsors enough for all they provided in such a trying…

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Important NBHA Rule Changes for 2021

The NBHA has carefully reviewed our rulebook and provided some new rules, clarifications, and definitions to enhance the association’s structure plus remain aligned with the ever-evolving industry of barrel racing. Below is a summary of changes to the rulebook. This list is not inclusive, and it is highly recommended that members and directors read the…

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NBHA Directors: Common 2021 Rulebook Questions Answered

Two of the most common questions based around our newly updated rulebook are explained below. Please do not hesitate to reach out to our Regional Directors or by emailing the main office at [email protected] for further clarification. Ghost Entries Clarification: A rider wishing to ghost enter a district race may enter a race like all other contestants,…

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Alabama’s District 06 Director, Skeet Davis, Retires After 24 Years of Dedicated Service

When we caught up with “Skeet” Davis on a Friday afternoon, he was on his way to complete some maintenance work for his church. To know Skeet, you wouldn’t be surprised to hear that retirement from his NBHA Directorship hasn’t slowed him down one bit. For just more than 24 years, Skeet served as the…

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NBHA Partners with SaddleBook; A Complete Online Solution for Barrel Racers

The National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA) is proud to partner with SaddleBook, an innovative, new mobile solution for barrel racers and producers which streamlines the process of entering, managing, and reporting results, for barrel racing events. The NBHA is dedicated to exploring new technologies that propel the sport to the next level, and an alliance…

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New NBHA Director Information – Commission Update

Hello Directors, As we closed Q1 for 2021, we began working on Director commission checks. Thank you for your patience as we work to get them compiled and audited prior to mailing. We hope that checks will be out the door by April 30th at the very latest. In the meantime, we would like to update you…

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NBHA Welcomes National Wellness Company TOML as an Official National Sponsor

The National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA) is thrilled to recognize TOML as an official sponsor. TOML joins the NBHA esteemed list of National Partners who support the rapidly expanding association throughout the year at every Official NBHA Tour and World Championship Event. Veteran owned and veteran focused, TOML provides superior products of overall health and…

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Official Dates for the NBHA 2022 World Championship Events

We were a little early to roll out the dates. Please note the corrected dates for the 2022 NBHA World Championship events. These dates have now been confirmed with the facility and they’re officially official! Please note that qualifications will go back to normal for next year’s events. If you aren’t in the top standings…

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2022 NBHA Tour Schedule Released

We’re excited to release Official NBHA Tour Dates for 2022. Please stay tuned for more details. Download Printable PDF for the 2022 NBHA Tour Dates here NBHA 2022 Tour Dates* Arizona Super Show | January 21-23 Buckeye, Arizona Asheville Super Show | March 4-6 Fletcher, North Carolina Jacksonville Super Show | April 1-3 Jacksonville, Florida…

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NBHA to Partner with Ruby Buckle for Las Vegas Event

RUBY BUCKLE ANNOUNCEMENT: 12/1/2022 We are excited to share our 2022 Ruby Buckle schedule! More opportunities to run and win! The Lazy E Arena has been a reliably exceptional place to hold our races, breakaway roping and sale! We are so happy we were able to secure these dates to keep a consistent schedule and…

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Position Opening in the NBHA Office in Fort Worth, Texas

Looking for a career in the equine industry? The National Barrel Horse Association has a current opening for: Event and Office Administrative Assistant in Fort Worth, Texas View the full job listing here  

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2021 PA NBHA State Finals

What an awesome weekend of barrel racing at the Diamond 7 Arena in Dillsburg, PA on September 10-12, 2021.  The weather was absolutely perfect and we had an incredible turnout for our State Finals. As usual, the hospitality shown by the Jeff Keeney family was off the charts.  The ground was excellent thanks to Jeff Keeney,…

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Important NBHA Membership Updates

Hello NBHA Members, Please take your time reviewing the attached document describing the changes coming to the NBHA membership December 15th. We are excited to share with you the advances made in our membership technology and the positive moves we are making to aid the District shows. **Canadian Members** – Please continue to member using…

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Director Database Seminar Recording

We held a live seminar on December 20th to explain the new database portal for NBHA memberships. This recording has a ton of information as well as many Q&As that should help Director navigate the system. All questions can be direct to [email protected] Seminar Recording: https://transcripts.gotomeeting.com/#/s/241cdd37bae43acf7d890e2e43c6d393736f0dbc226fa3c9cf6cdf77515c76db

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Holiday Break Office Hours

Please note that the NBHA office will be closed from Dec 24th to Jan 2nd. We will be checking emails through this time, so please email [email protected] with any questions and we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!  

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Livestream of the NBHA AZ Super Show

We will have a Free Live Webcast this weekend by midwestrodeos.com! PLEASE do not pay for a webcast or click on any link that is not directly posted by NBHA. We will post a link in the event page when it starts with a link to use!

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Circle Y Saddles Partners with the National Barrel Horse Association

The NBHA is excited to partner with Circle Y Saddles, who have been crafting high quality saddles and tack since 1960, and an amazing asset to generations of riders from professional to novice. NBHA strives to provide members with the tools for optimal performance and joining with Circle Y Saddles, who is a world leader in…

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NBHA Welcomes New Team Members Sydney & Christina

It is with great excitement we welcome two new NBHA team members to our headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. Sydney Pitman (L) began last month in a new role in Administration, and she has already been instrumental in bringing forth increased efficiency in our office and implementing projects. Christina McKenzie (R) is brand new to…

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