The stage has been set and soon rodeo’s leading ladies and their elite equine athletes will make their way to the bright lights of Las Vegas.
This post highlights the lineage of the incredible horse power that ran steady in 2018 for barrel racing veterans and made dreams come true for first-time NFR barrel racing qualifiers.
May this collection of pedigrees prepare you to study the world’s best barrel horses in action and inspire you to bring out the best in your horses and consider your next champion!
*Additional backup or alternate horses may be added or edited as they are designated and names made available.
1. Hailey Kinsel ($192,834.44 – 51 Rodeos)
DM Sissy Hayday
2. Nellie Miller ($146,825.96 – 30 Rodeos)
Rafter W Minnie Reba
3. Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi ($137,266.54 – 88 Rodeos)
Yeah Hes Firen
Babe On The Chase
Ima Famous Babe
4. Lisa Lockhart ($123,515.19 – 43 Rodeos)
An Oakie With Cash
Rosas Cantina CC
5. Stevi Hillman ($110,231.85 – 84 Rodeos)
Slick By Design
Luv My Fame
6. Taci Bettis ($103,691.98 – 49 Rodeos)
Bogie Is A Smash
7. Kylie Weast ($101,715.00 – 60 Rodeos)
Hell On The Red
Namgis D 15
8. Jessica Routier ($98,704.23 – 57 Rodeos)
Firey Miss West
9. Ivy Conrado ($98,385.47 – 62 Rodeos)
KN Fabs Gift of Fame
10. Tammy Fischer ($91,276.75 – 74 Rodeos)
LK Sheza Hayday
11. Kelly Bruner ($90,515.39 – 65 Rodeos)
12. Tracy Nowlin ($90,495.80 – 79 Rodeos)
13. Amberleigh Moore ($89,126.63 – 47 Rodeos)
CP Dark Moon
14. Jessica Telford ($88,341.95 – 80 Rodeos)
Famous Cool Whip
15. Carman Pozzobon ($86,946.59 – 58 Rodeos)
The 2018 NFR action starts on Thursday, December 6th and will be televised nightly through December 15th.
Click here for the WNFR TV schedule at ProRodeo.com.
Click here to learn more about becoming a member of the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association. Also enjoy these additional resources:
- What it Takes to Make NFR Barrel Racing Dreams Come True
- Perfect Circles and Better Body Language with NFR Barrel Racer, Michele McLeod
- What Every Aspiring NFR Barrel Racer Should Know – with PRCA Vet of the Year
- Sign Up as a Barrel Racing Tips Holiday VIP for Even More Pre-NFR Content
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