Tag: Barrel Racing

  • Hell or High Water Rodeo

    The aftermath of the floods that recently affected High River, Calgary, Millarville, Eden Valley and many more places, has left many with nothing. Loved ones were lost; there are no homes, no cars, no personal memorabilia, no jobs. Nothing. Those affected are slowly trying to piece their lives and community back together, and ongoing help […]

  • To Run. Or, Not to Run.

    We have all shown up to a jackpot or rodeo when the ground conditions have been less than ideal. Whether it be due to Mother Nature, or simply, just not safe. We watch girls go out and “safety up”, while others go for it. How do we know what we should do, and what is […]

  • New Barrel Patch Blogger

    Western Horse Review welcomes two-time CFR Qualifier Kendra Edey to our online crew. Stay in touch as Edey takes us with her down the rodeo road. My love for life surrounds horses, barrel racing, and the natural beauty of nature that is in this world. Living countless hours in the saddle and on the rodeo […]

  • Barrel Racers’ Sprint for CFR Heats Up

      As the dog days of summer settle in and the races for coveted CFR berths intensify, a couple of people who narrowly missed getting to the Finals in 2012 are doing all they can to see that history doesn’t repeat itself. Merritt, British Columbia’s Katie Garthwaite added to her earnings total on a weekend […]

  • WPRA Enforcing Drug Policy at Calgary

    BY DEANNA BUSCHERT For the first time in Canada, drug testing has made its way to the sport of barrel racing. Last November, Canada’s Lindsay Sears stated the need for proper drug enforcement in the sport to the Calgary Herald and the Edmonton Journal. At that time the Women’s Professional Barrel Racing Association (WPRA), had […]

  • Arizona Western Go-Sees

    By far one of the most prominent horse events in February is the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show & Shopping Expo, beginning February 14 and running through to February 24. It’s held at the beautiful WestWorld facility and whether Arabians are your breed of choice or not, this show is a must-see if you’re in the area. This […]

  • Results From CFR Championship Sunday

    The Canadian Finals Rodeo has wrapped-up in Edmonton, Alberta. The top cowboys and cowgirls from the United States and Canada, came to brave the snow and wintery temperatures of the north to capture the dream of a national rodeo title. Here is a list of the 2012 Canadian Professional Rodeo Champions: Bareback – JR Vezain, Cowley […]

  • On the Futurity Road

    BY DEANNA BUSCHERT In the March issue of the Western Horse Review, we introduced readers to this season’s Walters Quarter Horses futurity prospects to be campaigned by the 2003 Canadian Professional Barrel Racing Champion, Raylee Edwards. Months later, tamoxifen the heat is on and the late summer sun has this competitor fighting to keep her string of […]

  • September/October Sneak Peek

    Coming soon to your mailbox and newsstand, I’m excited to preview the September/October issue for y’all here. When I watched seasoned chuckwagon driver Chad Harden’s lead horse collapse and the subsequent pile-up of horses, humans and wheels during a heat of the Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby on July 12, my heart leapt to my throat. […]