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NB/PEI Barrel Horse Association

Welcome to New Brunswick/PEI Barrel Horse Association (NPBHA)


  • Club formed in 2007
  • Promotes and standardize gymkhana competition in New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island
  • Ensure safety, fun and skill development through all levels of competition
  • Consists of members of all ages and levels of competition - from novice horse owners to experienced competitors​​
  • Enables horses and riders of all levels to take home $$. (for both barrel racing and pole bending)

NPBHA pays out prize money in 6 events throughout New Brunswick (4 shows) and Prince Edward Island (2 shows). Whether you are a fierce competitor or are just getting into the sport, we have a racing division to suite your needs. 

Each show for Youth, 3D and Open classes - 85% of class fees is added into the pot for prize money!!! Entry forms can be found here.

  • Youth 13 and under
  • Youth 14 and over
  • 3D 
  • Open 

There are also divisions that offer great prizes;

  • Small Fry (ages 10 & under) and
  • Adult (for novice horses and/or riders) 

We feature some of the lowest membership fees in Canada - Membership application forms can be found here.


  • $25/individual
  • $30/family (Applies to immediate family members)

NPBHA members also participates in some great fundraisers put on by the club. In 2019, we did events such as;

  • The "Sunshine Show" which had demonstrations for Equine Assisted Learning Programs throughout the Maritimes
  • The "#4AV" event which raised funds for Organ & Tissue Donation in memory of Avery Astle of Miramichi
  • Our pink "Race for the cure" which raises funds for cancer research is also very popular to name a few

You will find friendly competition, make lasting friendships and have the opportunity to compete in one of the most exciting of equestrian sports.

If you are interested in Western Speed events, join this exciting, fast-growing club and see what it is all about.