Story: Rural recreation

Barrel race (1st of 7)

Barrel race

There are seven major rodeo events. The only all-female event is the barrel race, when the rider races round three barrels. Stevie Church is competing in the national finals at Millers Flat in March 2007. She was open champion that year.

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Jock Phillips, 'Rural recreation - Rural horse sports', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/17708/barrel-race (accessed 12 August 2020)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Nov 2008