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Clinic Information, Schedule and Registration 

Clinic Schedule

The Sharon Camarillo Better Barrel Racing Clinics are comprehensive programs designed to strengthen each student's horsemanship skills, and leave each rider with a personal plan for faster times and enhanced technique.

Evaluation of equipment, and the introduction of additional training and competition resources, will help maximize the rider's understanding of what it takes to move to the next level, whether in training or competition. The Sharon Camarillo programs promote the whole horse philosophy, which includes soundness, nutrition, and conditioning overviews and personal consultations.

The program includes the A.R.T. of Barrel Racing, which breaks the barrel-racing pattern into the approach, rate and turn elements for performance evaluation and problem specific correction.  With Sharon and one of her professional level co-instructors in the arena at all times, the program is designed for riders of all skill levels.   

1 Day Clinic, The ART of Barrel Racing

Introduction to the ART of Barrel Racing is a 1 Day Clinic designed to introduce the Approach, Rate and Turn concepts of the Sport of Barrel Racing in order to help the rider produce efficient and consistant barrel racing performance.

Barrel Racing/Horsemanship techniques will be introduced, along with training and competition equipment options depending on the skill level of the rider. Each rider will make two timed runs which will be videoed and evaluated in order to establish performance outcomes.

Better Barrel Racing Clinic

The Horsemanship for Better Barrel Racing Clinic is the flagship of the Camarillo programs. It defines the foundation for skills necessary to perform consistent andefficient performance in in all riding disciplines, focusing on both training and competition. The ART of Barrel Racing is the foundation to Approach, riders and horse’s ability to ride a straight line; Rate, rider and horse’s ability to lengthen and shorten strides; Turn, the ability to maintain balance and suppleness through the turns.

The classes are limited to 12 riders. Two instructors will be in the arena at all times for hands on and personal evaluation and instruction.

Riders will make a timed run on both days of the program followed by video evaluation. We believe that details matter; small changes can make bit differences.

This is truly a “College Short Course” based on fundamental horsemanship for proven results.  Awards.

  • Individual video review and performance evaluation.
  • Introduction to training and competition equipment for enhanced feel, control and confidence.
  • Problem-specific correction exercises for better barrel racing.
  • Introduction to the A.R.T. of Barrel Racing for efficient approach, rate, turn.
  • Introduction of the Training Pyramid's six building blocks to better barrel racing performance: Rhythm, Suppleness, Contact, Impulsion, Straightness, Collection.
  • Reinforcement of seat, legs and hands for better horse/rider communication and balance.
  • Helps each rider understand how to generate a connection with the horse.
  • Goal-setting and competition opportunities.

Each rider receives a written Guide for ongoing reference about our programs, philosophy and exercises.

Barrel Racing Advanced Workshop, Level II Clinic

Prerequisite for this class, the rider must have attended a Better Barrel Racing Clinic (2 or 3 day) and feel familiar in the concepts of the ART of Barrel Racing, Approach, Rate and Turn , along with the Training and Competition Equipment. The Advanced Workshop Level II is designed to take each horse and rider to their next level of personal performance. Riders must have ridden through a 2 or 3 Day Better Barrel Racing Clinic to be eligible to ride in the Level II Program. Riders should have an understanding of the principals of the ART of Barrel Racing, Approach, Rate and Turn; Training Equipment and Competition Equipment.

There will be two timed runs, each videoed for evaluation and performance outcomes. Equipment will be reviewed and modified as necessary.

The 1 Day Level II program is limited enrollment to 6 riders providing one on one time for each horse and rider.

  • In-depth video evaluation and advanced skills for efficient performance and faster times.
  • Extensive information on competition equipment designed to maximize performance.
  • Introduction to the mental game of competition, reducing stress and performance anxiety in both horse and rider.
  • Emphasis is placed on the importance of "plan the run, run the plan" and performance preparation. 
  • Additional skill exercises for better understanding of performance efficiency and consistency.
  • Problem-specific corrections applied at speed for performance enhancement.
  • Designed to take each rider to their personal next level of performance and competition.

All contact information is provided for each clinic. If you wish to register by phone, check on availability or obtain more information, Email links and telephone numbers are provided.

Don't hesitate to enroll early. These clinics fill up very fast! Upon receipt of your deposit and the registration form, the sponsors will notify you with further information.

Please note that Horse Fairs and Classics are added to the schedule.  Clinics will be added throughout the year, so be sure to check back.

We hope to see you at a clinic where you can join Sharon and her instructors in the mutual quest for learning and performance excellence.




"Excellence is achieved in the mastery of fundamentals"

—Vince Lombardi






Performance Evaluation

For Sharon Camarillo Clinic students, we offer an online video performance evaluation service. Post your competitive or practice runs on YouTube and we will evaluate your performance and Email you a report, including a customized training plan for improvement. Please contact us for pricing and to arrange this service.




Month Date(s) Event Name Location
February February 25, 2021 Intro to the ART of Barrel Racing Corning, California Learn More
February February 26-27, 2021 Better Barrel Racing Clinic Corning, CA Learn More
February February 28, 2021 Barrel Racing Clinic, Level II - One Day Corning, CA Learn More
March March 11, 2021 Barrel Racing Clinic, Level II - One Day Salkum, WA Learn More
March March 12, 2021 Barrel Racing Clinic, Level II - One Day Salkum, WA Learn More
March March 13-14, 2021 Better Barrel Racing Clinic Salkum, WA Learn More
April April 9, 2021 Intro to the ART of Barrel Racing Lampasas, TX Learn More
April April 10-11, 2021 Better Barrel Racing Clinic Lampasas, Texas Learn More
April April 17-18, 2021 Better Barrel Racing Clinic Eaton, Colorado Learn More
April April 30-May 1, 2021 Better Barrel Racing Clinic Laurel, Montana Learn More
May May 2-3, 2021 Better Barrel Racing Clinic Laurel, Montana Learn More
May May 13, 2021 Intro to the ART of Barrel Racing Galva, IL Learn More
May May 14-15, 2021 Better Barrel Racing Clinic Galva, IL Learn More
May May 16, 2021 Barrel Racing Clinic, LEVEL II Galva, Illinois Learn More
May May 21-22, 2021 Better Barrel Racing Clinic Idaho Falls, Idaho Learn More
May May 23-24, 2021 Better Barrel Racing Clinic Idaho Falls, Idaho Learn More
June June 2, 2021 Intro to ART of Barrel Racing Shipshewana, Indiana Learn More
June June 3-4, 2021 Better Barrel Racing Clinic Shipshewana, Indiana Learn More
June June 5, 2021 Indiana Junior Classic Shipshewana, Indiana Learn More
June June 17, 2021 Intro Clinic The ART of Barrel Racing Grand Junction, CO Learn More
June June 18-19, 2021 Better Barrel Racing Clinic Grand Junction, CO Learn More
June June 20, 2021 Better Barrel Racing Level II Grand Junction, CO Learn More
July July 9-11, 2021 Team Camarillo WESTERN CLASSIC Corning, CA Learn More
September Sept 24 - 26, 2021 Team Camarillo EASTERN CLASSIC Cloverdale, IN Learn More

February


Intro to the ART of Barrel Racing

Dates: February 25, 2021

Location: Corning, California

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Better Barrel Racing Clinic

Dates: February 26-27, 2021

Location: Corning, CA

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Barrel Racing Clinic, Level II - One Day

Dates: February 28, 2021

Location: Corning, CA

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March


Barrel Racing Clinic, Level II - One Day

Dates: March 11, 2021

Location: Salkum, WA

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Barrel Racing Clinic, Level II - One Day

Dates: March 12, 2021

Location: Salkum, WA

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Better Barrel Racing Clinic

Dates: March 13-14, 2021

Location: Salkum, WA

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April


Intro to the ART of Barrel Racing

Dates: April 9, 2021

Location: Lampasas, TX

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Better Barrel Racing Clinic

Dates: April 10-11, 2021

Location: Lampasas, Texas

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Better Barrel Racing Clinic

Dates: April 17-18, 2021

Location: Eaton, Colorado

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Better Barrel Racing Clinic

Dates: April 30-May 1, 2021

Location: Laurel, Montana

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May


Better Barrel Racing Clinic

Dates: May 2-3, 2021

Location: Laurel, Montana

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Intro to the ART of Barrel Racing

Dates: May 13, 2021

Location: Galva, IL

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Better Barrel Racing Clinic

Dates: May 14-15, 2021

Location: Galva, IL

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Barrel Racing Clinic, LEVEL II

Dates: May 16, 2021

Location: Galva, Illinois

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Better Barrel Racing Clinic

Dates: May 21-22, 2021

Location: Idaho Falls, Idaho

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Better Barrel Racing Clinic

Dates: May 23-24, 2021

Location: Idaho Falls, Idaho

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June


Intro to ART of Barrel Racing

Dates: June 2, 2021

Location: Shipshewana, Indiana

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Better Barrel Racing Clinic

Dates: June 3-4, 2021

Location: Shipshewana, Indiana

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Indiana Junior Classic

Dates: June 5, 2021

Location: Shipshewana, Indiana

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Intro Clinic The ART of Barrel Racing

Dates: June 17, 2021

Location: Grand Junction, CO

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Better Barrel Racing Clinic

Dates: June 18-19, 2021

Location: Grand Junction, CO

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Better Barrel Racing Level II

Dates: June 20, 2021

Location: Grand Junction, CO

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July


Team Camarillo WESTERN CLASSIC

Dates: July 9-11, 2021

Location: Corning, CA

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September


Team Camarillo EASTERN CLASSIC

Dates: Sept 24 - 26, 2021

Location: Cloverdale, IN

Learn More

Intro to the ART of Barrel Racing

February 25, 2021


Details

Location:

Rolling Hills Equestrian Center

Corning, California

Fee: $400.00/Max 8 Riders/Call to use credit card

Event Deposit: $200 Non-Refundable

Auditor: $30

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Rafter C Productions:

Email: raftercproductions@gmail.com

Phone: 530-570-1852

Mail:

Debbie Wood Matthews

1738 Frank Marion Lane

Durham CA 95938

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: 530-570-1852

Better Barrel Racing Clinic

February 26-27, 2021


Details

Location:

Rolling Hills Equestrian Center

Corning, California

Fee: $600/Max 12 riders/Awards

Event Deposit: $300 Non-Refundable or Full Fee

Auditor: $30/day at gate

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Rafter C Productions LLC:

Email: raftercproductions@gmail.com

Phone: 530-570-1852

Mail:

Debbie Wood

Rafter C Productions LLC

1738 Frank Marion Lane

Durham, CA 95938

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: (530) 570-1852

Barrel Racing Clinic, Level II - One Day

February 28, 2021


Details

Location:

Rolling Hills Equestrian Center

Corning, CA

Fee: $400/Max 8 riders/Awards-Call To Use Credit Card

Event Deposit: $200 Non-Refundable

Auditor: $30/day at gate

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Rafter C Productions LLC:

Email: raftercproductions@gmail.com

Phone: 530-570-1852 (call or text)

Mail:

Debbie Wood

Rafter C Productions

1738 Frank Marion Lane

Durham, CA 95938

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore/will be on site

Retailer Phone: 530-570-1852

Barrel Racing Clinic, Level II - One Day

March 11, 2021


Details

Location:

Rocky Top Arena

1040 Gore Road

Salkum, WA 98582

Fee: $350/Max of 6 riders/Awards

Event Deposit: Tuition in Full

Auditor: $30/day at gate

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Cheryl Price:

Email: westside1236@gmail.com

Phone: (360) 606-4930

Mail:

Cheryl Price

PO Box 790

Ridgefield, WA 98642

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: 530-570-1852

Barrel Racing Clinic, Level II - One Day

March 12, 2021


Details

Location:

Rocky Top Arena

1040 Gore Road

Salkum, WA 98582

Fee: $350/Max of 8 riders/Awards

Event Deposit: Tuition in Full

Auditor: $30/Day at Gate

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Cheryl Price:

Email: westside1236@gmail.com

Phone: (360) 606-4930

Mail:

Cheryl Price

PO Box 790

Ridgefield, WA 98642

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: 530-570-1852

Better Barrel Racing Clinic

March 13-14, 2021


Details

Location:

Rocky Top Arena

1040 Gore Road

Salkum, WA 98582

Fee: $595/12 riders Max/Awards

Event Deposit: Tuition in Full

Auditor: $30/day at gate

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Cheryl Price:

Email: westside1236@gmail.com

Phone: (360) 606-4930

Mail:

Cheryl Price

PO Box 790

Ridgefield, WA 98642

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: 530-570-1852

Intro to the ART of Barrel Racing

April 9, 2021


Details

Location:

Bar 17 Arena

Lampasas, Texas

Fee: $425

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Rachel Scott:

Email: rscott7293@aol.com or ss7293@aol.com

Phone: 949-392-0155 Rachel;310-420-1921 Sonny

Mail:

Sonny or Rachel Scott

8343 Knob Creek Road

Temple, TX 76501

Retailer Phone: 530-570-1852

Better Barrel Racing Clinic

April 10-11, 2021


Details

Location:

Bar 17 Arena

Lampasas, TX

Fee: $675

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Rachel Scott:

Email: rscott7293@aol.com or ss7293@aol.com

Phone: 949-392-0155 or 310-420-1921

Mail:

Rachel Scott

8343 Knob Creek Road

Temple, TX 76501

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: 530-570-1852

Better Barrel Racing Clinic

April 17-18, 2021


Details

Location:

Double Check Arena

Eaton, Colorado 80615

Fee: $600

Event Deposit: $300

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Storme Camarillo/Amy Rich:

Email: onerichgirl@icloud.com

Phone: 970-534-5999

Mail:

Amy Rich

38050 WCR 53

Eaton, CO 80615

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: 530-570-1852

Better Barrel Racing Clinic

April 30-May 1, 2021


Details

Location:

Miller's Horse Palace

Laurel, Montana

Fee: $600/Limit 12 Riders/Awards

Event Deposit: $300

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Monica Gordon:

Email: cowgirlmoni24@yahoo.com

Phone: 541-591-5117

Mail:

Monica Gordon

7331 Kylee Sue Drive

Shepherd, MT 59079

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: 530-570-1852

Better Barrel Racing Clinic

May 2-3, 2021


Details

Location:

Miller's Horse Palace

Laurel, Montana

Fee: $600/Limit 12 Riders/Awards

Event Deposit: $300

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Monica Gordon:

Email: cowgirlmoni24@yahoo.com

Phone: 541-591-5117

Mail:

Monica Gordon

7331 Kylee Sue Drive

Shepherd, MT 59079

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: 530-570-1852

Intro to the ART of Barrel Racing

May 13, 2021


Details

Location:

Black Hawk College

26230 Black Hawk Road

Galva, IL 61434

Fee: $450/Max 8 Riders

Event Deposit: Pay in Full

Auditor: $30/At Gate

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Black Hawk College:

Email: craigk@bhc.edu

Phone: 520-247-9376

Mail:

Bekah Irish

Black Hawk College

26230 Black Hawk Road

Galva, IL 61434

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: 530-570-1852

Better Barrel Racing Clinic

May 14-15, 2021


Details

Location:

Black Hawk College

26230 Black Hawk Road

Galva, IL 61434

Fee: $600/12 riders

Event Deposit: No Deposit/Pay in Full

Auditor: $30/day

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Black Hawk College:

Email: craigk@bhc.edu

Phone: 520-247-9376

Mail:

Black Hawk College

Bekah Irish

26230 Black Hawk Road

Galva, IL 61434

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: (530)570-1852

Barrel Racing Clinic, LEVEL II

May 16, 2021


Details

Location:

Black Hawk College Arena

Galva, Illinois

Fee: $450/Max of 8 Riders/Awards

Event Deposit: No Deposit/Pay In Full

Auditor: $30/day at gate

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Black Hawk College:

Email: Register at www.bhc.edu/barrelracingclinic

Phone: 520-247-9376

Mail:

Bekah Irish

Black Hawk College

26230 Black Hawk Road

Galva, Illinois, 61434

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: (530)570-1852

Better Barrel Racing Clinic

May 21-22, 2021


Details

Location:

Broken Bit Arena

Idaho Falls, Idaho

Fee: $600/Max of 12 riders

Event Deposit: $300 (accepts PayPal & Venmo)

Auditor: $30 at gate

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Katie Barnes & Ronda Skinner:

Email: bdiamondhorsetraining@gmail.com or skinrond@ymail.com

Phone: Katie 208-821-8801; Ronda 208-589-7298

Mail:

Ronda Skinner

Bar R Ranch

288 E. 97th N

Idaho Falls, ID 83401

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: (530)570-1852

Better Barrel Racing Clinic

May 23-24, 2021


Details

Location:

Broken Bit Arena

Idaho Falls, Idaho

Fee: $600/Max of 12 Riders

Event Deposit: $300 (Paypal and Venmo Accepted)

Auditor: $30 at gate

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Katie Barnes & Ronda Skinner:

Email: bdiamondhorsetraining@gmail.com or skinrond@ymail.com

Phone: Katie 208-821-8801; Ronda 208-589-7298

Mail:

Ronda Skinner

Bar R Ranch

288 E. 97th Avenue

Idaho Falls, ID 83401

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: 530-570-1852

Intro to ART of Barrel Racing

June 2, 2021


Details

Location:

Michiana Center Arena

Shipshewana, Indiana

Fee: $400/Limit 8 riders

Event Deposit: $200

Auditor: $30

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Lynsey Hostetler:

Email: lynseyhite@yahoo.com

Phone: 260-463-1112

Mail:

Lynsey Hostetler

580 W. 400 N

Howe, Indiana 46746

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: 530-570-1852

Better Barrel Racing Clinic

June 3-4, 2021


Details

Location:

Michigan Event Center

Shipshewana, Indiana

Fee: $600

Event Deposit: $300

Auditor: $30/day at gate

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Linsey Hosteler:

Email: lynseyhite@yahoo.com

Phone: Lynsey - (260) 463-1112

Mail:

Lynsey Hite/Cherri Cunningham

580 W. 400 N.

Howe, IN 46746

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: 530-570-1852

Indiana Junior Classic

June 5, 2021


Details

Location:

Michigan Event Center

Shipshewana, Indiana

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Lynsey Hostetler:

Email: lynseyhite@yahoo.com

Phone: Lynsey - (260) 463-1112

Mail:

Lynsey Hosteler

580 W. 400 N.

Howe, IN 46746

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: 530-570-1852

Intro Clinic The ART of Barrel Racing

June 17, 2021


Details

Location:

Mesa County Fairgrounds

Grand Junction, CO

RV Hookups/Indoor Stalls Available

Fee: $500/Max of 6 riders/Awards

Event Deposit: Pay in Full

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Mandy Rush:

Email: mandy@mandyrush.com

Phone: 970-260-1310

Mail:

Mandy Rush

2306 H Road

Grand Junction, CO 81505

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: 530-570-1852

Better Barrel Racing Clinic

June 18-19, 2021


Details

Location:

Mesa County Fairgrounds

Grand Junction, CO

RV Hookups/Indoor Stalls Available

Fee: $650/Max 12 Riders

Event Deposit: Full Tuition

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Mandy Rush:

Email: mandy@mandyrush.com

Phone: 970-260-1310

Mail:

Mandy Rush

2306 H Road

Grand Junction, CO 81505

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: 530-570-1852

Better Barrel Racing Level II

June 20, 2021


Details

Location:

Mesa Co Fairgrounds

Grand Junction, CO

RV Hookups/Indoor Stalls Available

Fee: $500/Limited to 6 riders

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Mandy Rush:

Email: mandy@mandyrush.com

Phone: 970-260-1310

Mail:

Mandy Rush

2306 H Road

Grand Junction, CO

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: 530-570-1852

Team Camarillo WESTERN CLASSIC

July 9-11, 2021


Details

Location:

Rolling Hills Equestrian Center

Corning, California

Fee: www.saddlebook.com

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Rafter C Productions LLC:

Email: raftercproductions@gmail.com

Phone: 530-570-1852

Mail:

Rafter C Productions LLC

1738 Frank Marion Lane

Durham, CA 95938

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: (530)570-1852

Team Camarillo EASTERN CLASSIC

Sept 24 - 26, 2021


Details

Location:

C Bar C Expo Center
Cloverdale, Indiana

Sponsor

For more information or to register by phone or mail, contact Lynsey Hite:

Email: lynseyhite@yahoo.com

Phone: 260-463-1112

Mail:

Lynsey Hostetler

580 W. 400 N

Howe, Indiana 46746

Retailer Website: Barrel Racing Superstore

Retailer Phone: (530) 570-1852

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