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Adequan 2D Challenge adds $23,000 in cash bonuses at NBHA World

BREAKING NEWS: In addition to the estimated $300,000 in cash and prizes already up for grabs at the 2018 NBHA World Championships. NBHA is thrilled to announce an additional $23,000 in cash bonuses with the introduction of the new Adequan® 2D Challenge! Don’t miss the 2018 NBHA World Championships. 1D and 2D World Champions will each receive a…

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NBHA and Troxel Helmets Partner to Promote Rider Safety at the NBHA Youth World Championships

The National Barrel Horse Association and Troxel Helmets have partnered to create the very first Helmet Side Pot at the 2019 NBHA Youth World Championships from July 21–27 in Perry, Georgia. The $500 added money side-pot is open to all competitors at the Youth World Championships who are wearing any brand of helmet. Competitors can…

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Times are Hot in Texas at the Abilene Super Show!

The National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA) was excited to host the 2019 Abilene Super Show on June 28-30 at the Expo Center of Taylor County in Abilene, Texas. Open, youth and senior races are scheduled to run as part of the event, which are predicted to draw avid barrel races from across the great state…

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Need to Know 2019 NBHA Youth World Information

Below is a list of information pertaining to the NBHA Youth World. We’re looking for to a great show! Forms / Check-in: They are doing night road construction on I75 between Atalnta and Macon, so please plan according, if you are planning on a late night arrival so you don’t miss the main gates that…

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Bayleigh Choate and Ava Grayce Sanders take top honors at the 2019 NBHA Youth World Championships

Youth barrel racers from around the world gathered on July 21-27 for the world’s largest youth barrel race in Perry, Georgia. A featured event on the National Barrel Horse Association’s tour schedule, the 2019 Youth World Championship pulled approximately 1,500 entries and offered over $350,000 in cash and prizes. The event featured international riders from…

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Georgia National Jr. Livestock Ambassador Team Volunteers at the NBHA Youth World Championships

It is with great enthusiasm that the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter introduces the 2019-2020 Georgia National Jr. Livestock Ambassador Team. These young men and women will represent the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter by serving a one year term showcasing the livestock and equine industry here on-site. Each member of this team exhibits a…

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Entries Now Accepted for Louisiana Super Show – $13,000 ADDED

2019 NBHA Louisiana Super Show – $13,000 ADDED | 32 Wild Cards Entries must be postmarked by September 10, 2019 Official Entry form here. IKE HAMILTON 501 MANE STREET, WEST MONROE, LA 71292 | PH: 318.325.9160 12 MONTH NEGATIVE COGGINS REQUIRED Don’t forget to check side pots and carry overs | Adult Side Pot: 20-49 day…

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Don’t Miss the 2019 Colonial Super Show in Lexington, Virginia

Run one day or all three days at the NBHA Colonial Super Show in Lexington, Virginia Watch the action on www.RideTVGo.com. Use the promo code COLONIAL25 to recieve 25% off your Ride TV subscription.   Tentative Schedule: Thurs., August 15 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. | Open Arena FRI., august 16 8 a.m. | Check…

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Champions Crowned at the Colonial Super Show

For the full results from the Colonial Super Show visit www.NBHAResults.com.    Highest money earners for the weekend:         Name                                Horse                                    $$$$                    1D   Julie Siesky                 JJ Mister Woodchip                       3438.00 2D  Quinn…

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Pam Mosher’s NBHA World Entry, is a rescue mare named ‘My Little Rescue Cherokee.’

My name is Pam Mosher I will be competing on my rescue I saved named My Little Rescue Cherokee. I was born loving horses my dad bought my first pony when I was 8 after begging and crying for a couple years for a pony daddy caved lol. As the years went on I worked…

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Everything You Need to Know about the 2019 NBHA Open & Senior World Championships

Below is a handy list of useful links and information for the NBHA Open & Senior World Championships in Perry, Georgia. Important Links: • Link to download final SCHEDULE is available here • The 2019 NBHA World Championship entry form is available for download here. • Wild Card transfer form available for download here. •…

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Cullins and Cameron take Top Honors at the 2019 NBHA World Championships

Barrel racers from around the world gathered on October 26 – November 2 for the 2019 NBHA Open and Senior World Championships in Perry, Georgia. A featured event on the National Barrel Horse Association’s tour schedule, the 2019 World Championship pulled approximately 1,000 entries and offered over $300,000 in cash and prizes. The event featured…

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2020 NBHA Shamrock Showdown Super Show to be Postponed

Due to the evolving and uncertain nature of the recent COVID-19 outbreak, the City of Jacksonville has made the difficult decision to close all public facilities, this includes the Jacksonville Equestrian Center the location of the NBHA 2020 Shamrock Showdown Super Show scheduled on March 27-29. We support the City of Jacksonville’s decision as they…

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Notice from the NBHA National Office – Re: District Shows

Official NBHA Districts: If you need assistance reaching your members regarding your cancelled events, please send us your notifications/cancellations through private message and we can assist. Thank you. Notice: While we cannot make decisions for our sanctioned district shows, the NBHA National Office recommends that you follow the guidelines of the CDC and your state…

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2020 NBHA World Qualifier List

For an updated list of NBHA 2020 World Championship Qualifiers click here.

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NBHA: COVID-19 Update

We sincerely hope this email finds you and your family well. As an association, we love spending time with our members but out of an abundance of caution, many events have been postponed or cancelled. While we cannot make local decisions for our sanctioned district shows, the NBHA National office recommends that you follow the…

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Let the Joneses Go! With Fallon Taylor

By Fallon Taylor, with Danika Kent This article was originally published in the June 2015 issue of Barrel Horse News Let’s face it. If I could wrap Babyflo in head-to-toe bubble wrap and keep her in a padded room until five minutes before a run, I would. She has it all! Hock wraps, compression wraps, polo…

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Just Say “Thank You”

By McKenzie Morgan, age 17, originally published in the October 2019 issue of Barrel Horse News. Always be grateful, don’t forget to say “thank you,” and try not to have a bad attitude about the little things in this sport. How often do you tell your circle ‘thank you’? I think this is something we…

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NEW: Updated NBHA Tour Schedule 4.24.20

NBHA has been working hard to secure new dates for Tour Events. Please note the date changes on the NBHA Tour Schedule below. Select Tour Events have been modified for the safety of our members and to adhere to local regulations. If you have entered an event that has experienced a date change, your entry…

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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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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. NBHA Event Notices: Event Schedule Update for May 6, 2020 Event Schedule Update for April 24, 2020 Health Update April 3, 2020 Personal Resources: What to Do If You Are Sick…

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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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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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Meet 82 yr old 2019 NBHA 4D Open World Champion Charles Walker

Dreams coming true! Congratulations Charles Walker on your Open Finals 4D World title, clocking a 16.263 aboard KM CASH N PERKS at the 2019 NBHA Open World Championships in Perry, Georgia!

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Enter the NBHA Summer Run Online and You Could Win a $400 Shopping Spree

At NBHA, we’re committed to creating an enjoyable barrel racing experience for all our members. We heard your request to enter NBHA events online, so we have partnered with MyHorseSport.com to make this possible. NBHA members can now enter select NBHA events online. Online entries are now open for the 2020 NBHA Summer Run on…

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Brandon Cullins Points on the Pattern

Brandon Cullins demonstrates why you need a lot more room around the barrels during slow work and how it applies to going fast: Published by Barrel Horse News.

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Longest-Running Rodeo School in the World Returns to Action at Josey Ranch

By Ashley Schenck and Madison Bruce, courtesy Martha Josey-Josey Ranch The familiar sound of horses walking along the pavement blends with a new symphony of ropes cutting through the air. This melody is the heartbeat of rodeo and signals the return of the Josey Ranch Summer Schools. Living legends Martha and R.E. Josey have eagerly…

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Online Entry Available Now for Select NBHA Events

At NBHA, we’re committed to creating an enjoyable barrel racing experience for all our members. We value your feedback, and we heard your request to enter NBHA events online, so we have partnered with MyHorseSport.com to make this possible. NBHA members are now able to enter select NBHA events online. Select NBHA Super Shows are…

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2020 NBHA Summer Run Kicks Off Soon! Draw Posted

Don’t miss the 2020 NBHA Summer Run Super Show at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry on July 2-4, 2020. Don’t miss your chance to celebrate your Independence Day at run for your share of $22,000 of added money plus prizes that include Gist Silversmiths buckles! It’s not too late to sign up, racers can…

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Watch the 2020 NBHA Youth World Championships Presented by 4-Star Trailers on the Wrangler Network

Youth World Championships Presented by 4-Star Trailers  | July 18-25 | Perry, Georgia $40,000 ADDED Money | Two 4-Star Trailers | $500 Added Money Troxel Helmet Sidepot 5D Format | $500 Added Helmet Sidepot | 10 Alamo Saddles Live video coverage from Perry, Georgia; Sunday, July 19th thru Saturday, July 25th, 2020 Watch the Live…

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Morris Equine Group to Acquire West Coast Barrel Racing Association

Fort Worth, Texas (July 17, 2020)— Morris Equine Group announced today its agreement to acquire the West Coast Barrel Racing Association (WCBRA). Based in Paso Robles, CA, WCBRA is the largest barrel racing association on the West Coast with more than 600 prime-sanctioned races and a massive payout Finals each year. “The opportunity to serve…

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Watch the Action on the Wrangler Network

Watch the Finals of the Youth and Teen Divisions on Saturday July 25th WranglerNetwork.com will be providing free live stream coverage of all rounds of the 2020 NBHA Youth World Championships July 19 25. All rounds will also be available on demand on the Wrangler Network following each round. The Wrangler Network is a mobile…

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An Unforgettable Finish to the 2020 NBHA Youth World Championships Presented by 4-Star Trailers

The Youth World Championships were held on July 18-25 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, Georgia. Youth and Teen competitors ran for the coveted World Championship titles and for over $350,000 in cash and prizes. It will go down in history as one of the most dramatic finishes to the NBHA Youth World Championships….

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Enter the NBHA Colonial Super Show Now!

The 2020 NBHA Colonial Super Show will take place on August 14-16 at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Virginia.  The event features $12,000 of added money plus NBHA Wild Cards, 4 Alamo Saddles and 8 Gist Silversmith buckles. Please note, masks will be mandatory (unless you are horseback) and each participant’s temperature will be checked…

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Dramatic Finish to the 2020 NBHA Youth World Championship – Teen Finals!

Cassidy Brown and Caleb Cline made history when they tied with a 14.686 in the Teen Division Finals at the 2020 NBHA Youth World Championships! We tip our hats to these talented riders and their amazing horses.

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Thank you NBHA! A Note from Martina Rose Coppola, Amsterdam NY

A note from Martina Rose Coppola, Amsterdam NY Thank You NBHA! I have been in the saddle ever since I could sit and I am 12 years old now. When I actually started to ride competitively, my passion was based in Dressage and Eventing. Then my interests shifted to the other side of the spectrum….the…

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