Trainer’s Corner – Chris Dawson – Perrin, TX

Total Earnings: $1,420,979 Chris Dawson began his journey in the Appaloosa industry and discovered cow horses at Appaloosa shows. He started seeing the Snaffle Bit Futurity in magazines and learned about the NRCHA. “It’s the only thing I’ve had a natural knack for,” Dawson said of his affinity with cow

Trainer’s Corner – Clay Volmer – Brock, TX

Total Earnings: $309,357 Clay Volmer grew up in South Dakota on a ranch. He competed in rodeos for a living while he earned a business degree from the National American University. He then started colts for a client who asked him to work them on cows. From there, Volmer began to get involved in

Member Spotlight – Sandy Jirkovsky – Gainesville, TX

Sandy and MH Boon In My BloodPhoto by Fletch Sandy Jirkovsky has spent most of her training career working mainly with Appaloosas but has had Paints and Quarter Horses come through her barn. Her husband started showing in the cow horse world in the Appaloosa circuit and she thought it looked like

Trainer’s Corner: Sarah Dawson – Perrin, TX

Total Earnings: $773,339 Sarah Dawson’s father, renowned horseman Richard Winters, piqued her interest in showing reined cow horses competitively. She went to shows with him and started competing in the youth as a high schooler. Later, she worked for Sandy Collier who was the first woman to win the Snaffle Bit

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