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Making it BIG in Vegas – with NFR Barrel Racing Rookie, Cayla Melby Small

Cayla and Gator pictured after their win in Innisfail, Alberta. Cayla Melby Small may be an NFR Rookie, and the 2016 WPRA Rookie of the year, but she’s no newbie to barrel racing. As the daughter of 2-time NFR Qualifier Jane Melby, Cayla has been in the saddle competing with the goal to make the […]

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Tips for Going Pro (and More) with NFR Barrel Racer, Carley Richardson

Even if 80’s metal isn’t your favorite genre of music, and the band name ‘Autograph’ doesn’t ring a bell, you’re still likely to be familiar with the line, “Turn up the RADIO” that also bears the song’s namesake (click here to jog your memory.) Judging by the lyrics, the rock ‘n roll lifestyle doesn’t seem […]

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Fifteen Questions with No. 15 NFR Barrel Racer – Amberleigh Moore

Photo by Julia Smith Photography She may have qualified in the fifteenth spot, but even as an NFR Rookie Amber Moore has every reason to be confident. Below she’s shared insights from her amazing 2016 season and offered valuable advice for those of us who’d love to follow in her boots as an NFR barrel […]

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Viva Las Vegas! Meet the 2016 Top 15 NFR Barrel Racers

The top 15 WPRA barrel racing qualifiers have arrived in Las Vegas, and will soon be blasting down the alley at the Thomas & Mack. In anticipation of the rodeo action, I’m excited to share their reflection on at the 2016 season, and what we can expect to see in this years race to the […]

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What Every Aspiring NFR Barrel Racer Should Know – with 2016 PRCA Veterinarian of the Year, Dr. Marty Tanner

After making the cross country move from northern Wyoming to central Texas in 2013, I had several quality options when it came to selecting a primary veterinarian in our area that would oversee our horse’s care. I was familiar with Dr. Marty Tanner and knew he was the vet. of choice for several NFR barrel […]

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Six Steps to Build a Financial Foundation that Supports Your Barrel Racing Habit

One of the first memories I have relating to finances was thinking I would never be able to go to college because “we didn’t have the money.” But that was a lie. Well, part of it… It’s true that my family didn’t seem to have enough funds to meet even our most basic needs at […]

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How to TEACH and Prepare Your Horse to Handle Challenging Ground Conditions

The barrel racing world has been abuzz lately on the important topic of ground conditions and what must be done to improve them, especially at the super bowl of rodeo and most prestigious event of the year – the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. As individual barrel racers with gold buckle dreams and valuable equine athletes […]

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Road Warriors – Life as a Professional Barrel Racer with the Top 15 NFR Qualifiers

Life on rodeo road isn’t for the faint of heart. The 15 ladies below toughed it out in 2015 and earned their spot under the bright lights of Las Vegas. Read on as they reflect on the highs and lows (AND how they got through them), plus share insights on the transition from amateur to […]

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