Competiton Rules
Show Sanctioning
Earned Points
Penalties and/or
Dress Code
Protests & Complaints
Barrel Pattern
World Championship
Barrel Pattern
The National Barrel Horse Association
Section H
Barrel Pattern
The pattern at an NBHA show must meet the following conditions:  1)  a minimum of 15 feet between each of the first two barrels and the side fence.  2) a minimum of 30 feet between the third barrel and the back fence.  3)  a minimum of 30 feet between the time line and the first barrel.  Local promoters and show organizers should use a barrel pattern that best fits their arena, subject to the above restrictions.

* - These items are new or have been changed or revised with this edition of the NBHA RULES. (Changes are shown in bold