The Arizona Horseman’s Challenge & Expo April 19, 20 and 21, 2019
The Arizona Horseman’s Challenge & Expo April 19, 20 and 21, 2019 will welcome five new competitors to their premier colt starting competition. This year promises to be a tough one for the judges, as the trainers that are going head to head are all very accomplished in their own fields.
Jeff Cook out of Tucson, Arizona grew up in a ranching family and has been training horses his whole life. He is currently a TIP trainer for the Mustang Heritage Foundation and enjoys showing the capabilities of the versatile mustang. Eric Palmer out of Aguila, Arizona is a mule and horse trainer originally from Iowa. He relocated to Arizona four years ago and began a breeding program geared towards raising good quality mules that can ride the toughest territory and take the kids in a parade on the weekend. He focuses strongly on foundation work and establishing good communication and respect, so they can go in any direction.
Brandy Stevenson discovered a love and passion for horses that led her to become a Chris Cox certified trainer. She now travels the country sharing her knowledge and helping horses and their owners. Regina Richter hails from Germany originally. In 2012 she moved to Tombstone, Arizona to begin her horse training business. She enjoys working with mustangs and “Problem” horses, because they give so much back when she finally gets through to them. She loves helping horse owners to build trust and confidence in their relationship.
Stillman Colt Robinson rounds out the group. He currently lives and trains horses in Texas. Being immersed in the horse industry his whole life, his horse training is simple and practical and easy for the horse to understand. He has had the benefit of working horses in many different disciplines and is looking forward to competing in Arizona.
If you would like to read their complete biographies and more, visit www.azhcexpo.com