MOST VALUED ACHIEVEMENT: Involvement in the Versatility Ranch Horse initiative from its birth in 2002 to date. Organized and grew the Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Associations Ranch Horse program to near 800 entries in four years. Served on the AQHA Ranch Horse subcommittee for 5 years. Led the early founders of the National Versatility Ranch Horse Assoc. in its organization in 2007. Active in its early growth:
Exhibited two horses to NVRHA Champions and Supreme Champions. Exhibited Docs Second Best to the Legend Award. Runner Up All-Around Colorado State Versatility Ranch Horse Championship 2006(42 Finalist) Advanced Division Champion at the 2012 NVRHA National Championship. 2014 NVRHA Horseman of the year. Conducted over 30 NVRHA “new start” events in 13 states which led to the establishment of 6 NVRHA Affiliates.
EXPERIENCE 50 YEARS OF PROACTIVE HORSE ACTIVITY (Training, breeding and showing)
SHOWING QUARTER HORSES Active involvement at State and National levels of the American Quarter Horse Association:
Runner up All Around Horse- New Mexico Quarter Horse Association for two consecutive years-1970 and 1971. Earned 6 AQHA Superior Championship Awards. Top Ten - AQHA World Champion. Numerous other State awards in Colorado and Nebraska.
BREEDING QUARTER HORSES Get from 20 yr. program highly successful in AQHA shows:
Two, 2 year olds winning the AQHA Congress Western Pleasure Futurity in 2 consecutive yrs. One get, winner of AQHA All Around High Point Horse of the year. Top Aged Stallion in the Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Association. Numerous other AQHA point earners in both halter and performance.
LEADERSHIP Active at all levels of horse organizations:
Director of Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Association(RMQHA) for 20 years. Chairman of Show and Performance Committee for 2 years. Association President for 2 years. Member of AQHA Show and Performance Committee for 5 years. President of National Versatility Ranch Horse Association for 5 years.