The Runnin WJ Benefit Barrel Race is an annual divisional race that benefits the Runnin WJ Therapeutic Riding Center. The race takes place in Texarkana, AR, at the Four States Fairgrounds in an air-conditioned coliseum, surrounded by a covered warm-up arena, covered stall area and plenty of RV hookups.
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Please see the Runnin WJ Ranch website for more information on this organization: www.runninwjranch.org
The 1st Annual Runnin WJ Benefit Barrel Race took place in New Boston, TX, in 2008 with $3,000 Added and approximately 200 entries on one day.
The move to Texarkana, AR, in 2009 for the 2nd Annual Runnin WJ Benefit Barrel Race proved to be a success. The ground was excellent and the times got faster each day!
2017 RACE Thanks again to all of our participants again for making our barrel race a success for Runnin WJ Ranch. We had a great weekend of fast horses and competition. It was good to see familiar faces and a few new ones. Congratulations to all of our winners.
2018 RACE We look forward to seeing everyone for the 11th Annual Runnin WJ Barrel Race June 7, 8, 9, 10, 2018. This year Thursday we will be having exhibitions from 9 am to 6 pm., then starting at 7 pm. we will have KK Run For Vegas Barrel Race Qualifier. Please look at the KK Productions Run For Vegas link or EBarrelRacing.com for online entry. The Stick Horse Race are for three age groups.3 & under, 4 yrs and 5 yr olds. prizes will be awarded to our winners. Fri before the Open Race starts at 9 am. Saturday has a new Sponsored sidepot by Standlee Hay for BBR members only, $1000 Added $35 entry fee, this sidepot is co-sponsored by BBR. .BBR contestants will also get Double Points from the sidepot. Get ready for an excellent weekend. $13,000 Added Money , and the competition will be fierce!
Thursday at 7 pm we will be hosting KK Productions RUN FOR VEGAS FOR YOUTH. Please look at EBarrelracing.com for online entry for KK Productions Run For Vegas.
Please check back for updates soon! 2020 Entry form will be on the Entry form page soon.
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