From: Centerville, TX
- NCHA Futurity Finalist x 28 - “To me it’s all about having your horse prepared, other than that I don’t keep track of my finals. I just make sure my horses are ready and the rest of it doesn’t matter.”
- 2012 NCHA Futurity Co-Champion on CR Tuff Hearted Cat
- 2011 NCHA Futurity Reserve Champion on Jewel Bars Cat
- 2001 NCHA Futurity Champion on San Tule Freckles
- 1998 NCHA Futurity Champion on Dainty Playgirl
Top Three Horses Trained
- Freckles Fantasy
- Smart Sugar Badger
- Hickorys Farmer
How I got started: It was a family business. My older brother Sonny started training horses.
Biggest mistake I’ve made in cutting: My biggest mistake was putting cutting before my family part of the time.
Biggest myth about cutting: That you have to make things complicated to get a horse trained.
Favorite quote: “Do you know your horse?” – Matlock Rose
Most memorable moment in cutting: The world finals in Houston. I won all four go rounds on Hickorys Farmer.
Training philosophy: Consistency!!