Member Spotlight – Christie Francis – Gallatin Gateway, MT

Christie and Cal Bar Rey Christie Francis was raised around horses because her dad would use them to hunt with. Horses have been her consuming hobby ever since. After she trained Montana’s only Supreme Versatility Champion in the gaited horse industry, she wanted to take her horsemanship to

Trainer’s Corner – Justin Wright – Santa Maria, CA

Total Earnings: $1,819,116 Justin Wright recently claimed the crown jewel of the cow horse world: the 2021 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity championship aboard Zak 34. Cow horses have been a family business for Wright. His dad, Walter Wright, had shown horses and his brother, Greg Wright, won the Snaffle Bit

Trainer’s Corner – Lance Johnston – Lindsay, CA

Total Earnings: $1,158,883 2019 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Winner, Lance Johnston, learned about cow horses at 10 years old. “My dad was working for a guy, running his cattle, who also had snaffle bitters in training.” Johnston’s parents went to the Snaffle Bit Futurity in Reno and came home telling Johnston all about it.

Trainer’s Corner – Dell Hendricks – Tioga, TX

Total Earnings: $56,064 After 25 years of training reining horses and earning $1.7 million showing reiners, Dell Hendricks made a big change. After winning almost everything there is to win the reining world, his client base started to shift and he wasn’t as well mounted as he had been in the early years. Now

Member Spotlight: Clark Weaver – Scottsdale, AZ

Clark and Lillys Vaquero From showing paint horses as a kid in Kansas to starting colts and fixing rope horses in Colorado, Clark Weaver has been a life long student of the horse. He graduated from Colorado State University with an equine science degree. Weaver then moved to Amarillo, TX selling ads

Trainer’s Corner – Clayton Edsall – Oakdale, CA

Total Earnings: $870,811 Ranching has been a way of life for Clayton Edsall and it is something he infuses into his performance horse program. He grew up in Montana and was interested in starting colts and ranch roping. He was around legendary horsemen like Tom Dorrance, Ray Hunt, Joe Walter,

Member Spotlight: Maria Bendixen – Greenwood, WI

Photo By Nancy Loudon Photography Maria Bendixen started out reining and soon moved onto reined cow horse and ranch versatility. She went to a clinic with a reined cow horse trainer and she was hooked. She has been involved in the industry for the past 10 years, becoming a trainer

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

Why Trainer Phillip Ralls Says You Need RCHTO!

Accomplished reined cow horse trainer and rider Phillips Ralls from California is one of Reined Cow Horse Training Online's featured trainers. He encourages everyone involved in the sport to learn from the best in the business by watching our experts reveals their training and showing secrets. Become a member and try RCHTO

Why Matt Koch Thinks You Need To Join RCHTO!

Trainer Matt Koch is a featured trainer on Reined Cow Horse Training Online. Not only that he loves to login and watch himself. He said it's important for him to look over the fence and keep up with his peers because everyone needs to keep learning and stay competitive. Matt also said trainers simply don't

SRCHA Pre-Futurity: Non-Pro Futurity Results

In the Non-Pro Futurity of the Southwest Reined Cow Horse Association, Myles Thomas Brown take the top 3 places. The champion was Dreamin Of Denver marking 436.5 owned by Myles Thomas Brown, Twice In A Blu Moon marking a 434 for owner Rob A Brown, and Ranchin Royalty RAB marking a 429.50 for owner

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