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Top Three Alley Strategies of the Top 15 NFR Barrel Racers

More than 170,000 screaming fans will pass through the Thomas & Mack throughout the ten days of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.

Barrel racing’s leading ladies will compete for over six million dollars in prize money.  That’s over $55,000 up for grabs each night!

So in the midst of all the pressure and excitement…

How do the top 15 NFR barrel racers keep their horses (and themselves) calm in those vital moments before blasting down the alley? 

Despite the less than ideal lighting and background noise in the video (did I mention the NFR is EXCITING!?), BarrelRacingTips.com has brought you the answers to that very question LIVE from the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. Read more