The Rundown: Good Ground, Fast Horses and What’s Ahead

Keep up with all the barrel racing industry news from the week of August 14-20, 2023 on The Rundown.
Jessica Routier at Cheyenne Frontier Days.
Jessica Routier and Missy won their quarterfinals with a 17.69-second run on Monday, July 24. Tanya Hamner Photography.

This week on The Rundown, The Money Barrel host Kayla Jones and’s managing editor Casey Allen break down the rodeo, jackpot and futurity news from this week across the barrel racing industry.

Then, JT Morton, the brain behind the great ground at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo—a two-time Great Lakes Circuit best footing award recipient event—to talk about how barrel racers can make judgement calls and educate themselves on footing when they pull up to a barrel race, and how to bring concerns to committees and tractor drivers in the most productive manner at rodeos and jackpots.

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