Your 2023 Clinicians:
Perfecting your Spin – North Hall East at 1:00 pm
Horses have given me everything I have,” Bob says. “Quarter Horses have helped make me what I am. They have been my life’s work and I owe them everything.”
Learning each step along the way, Bob has become one of the industry’s best-known all-around horsemen. He has trained champions in AQHA, NRHA, NRCHA, NCHA, and other associations, including Major Bonanza, Major Investment, The Major Leaguer, Mist N Smoke, Smoke Em Okie, Wright On, Smart Lil Calboy, Smart Zanolena, and Chics Magic Potion. Bob also won the World’s Greatest Horseman on Paid By Chic in 2000 and Light N Fine in 2007.
Already inducted into the NRCHA Hall of Fame, where he became a million dollar rider while serving on the judges committee and executive board, Bob is a founding member of AQHA Professional Horsemen’s Committee. In 1995, he became the first AQHA Professional Horseman of the Year, has been an AQHA judge for 19 years, and has served on the judges committee since 2009.
An AQHA director from Oregon for more than 10 years, Bob and wife Dana spent 18 years on their ranch at Temecula, California, then recently relocated to Scottsdale, Arizona, where they also continue developing and marketing saddles, tack, and bits.
Bob has had many of the horse industries leaders work for him or come to train with him. To name a few….Todd Bergen, Andrea Fappani, Duane Latimer, Clinton Anderson, Pat Parelli, and John Lyons.