November 14, 2012
Emily Ashley competed at the 2012 National Barrel Horse Association's Open World Championships in Perry, Ga., Oct. 27-Nov. 3.
More than 1,300 contestants competed for more than $200,000 in cash and prizes, including a four-star trailer, championship saddles and belt buckles.
Contestants came from 38 states, Canada, Italy, Panama, Australia, China and Mexico. They each qualified at their respective state competitions to advance.