Andrea Fappani

As a teacher, a clinician, and the youngest NRHA Million Dollar Rider, Andrea has a passion for excellence that has served him well throughout his career. He was born and raised in Italy where his dream of becoming one of the world’s all-time leading trainers in reining took root. Andrea’s best-selling reining DVDs detail training techniques for reining horses and maintaining them at a high level for optimum performance. He is known for his style of teaching and his commitment to helping others develop skills that lead to results.

Brad Barkemeyer

Growing up on a Montana ranch, Brad started his first colt when he was 12. By the age of 14, Brad was training horses in different disciplines for the public. This early experience served him well throughout his career as a professional horseman and trainer. Brad has experienced success in American Quarter Horse, National Cutting Horse, National Reined Cowhorse, U.S. and World Series Team Roping Championship events. Today, Brad operates a family-owned horse training business, Bar B Performance Horses, where he sets the bar high for horses, people, and products.

Corey Cushing

Corey grew up in the reining discipline and upon graduating from high school began working with professionals like Todd Bergen, Teddy Robinson, John Slack, Benny Guitron and Bob Avila. They helped teach him fundamentals that have served him well in his training and professional show career. With over $1,000,000 in lifetime earnings in a variety of NRCHA, NSHA and NRHA events, Corey has experienced much success. He started Corey Cushing Performance Horses in 2002 and is committed to running his business and life with integrity.

Kirk Stierwalt

As a cattle fitter, educator and judge, Kirk has many years of experience in the show cattle industry. He has won numerous awards at some of the most prestigious national and international shows. Not afraid to share the secrets of his success, Kirk conducts over 30 clinics and demonstrations each year. It is through these events that he inspires people to obtain the skills and techniques necessary for success in the show ring, on their farms and with their breeding programs. Kirk actively participates in 4-H and FFA programs and is committed to helping young people and cattle families achieve their goals.

Shawn Flarida

With a variety of accomplishments to his name including NRHA’s all-time leading money earner and the first Four Million Dollar Rider, Shawn is considered by many to be reining’s superstar. He has won the NRHA Open Futurity five times and the All-American Quarter Horse Congress Open Futurity eleven times. Shawn is committed to sharing his techniques for success through clinics, DVDs as well as his Personal Training Series where clinics are held on the internet without the time constraints of conventional clinics. The Personal Training Series allows Shawn to answer more questions than ever.

Stacy Westfall

Stacy and her husband Jesse created the Westfall Horsemanship approach to training, an efficient and effective method that is designed to work into a rider’s everyday life. A 2012 inductee into the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame, Stacy was the first woman to win Road to the Horse colt starting challenge and is best known for her championship bareback and bridleless ride seen by millions on the internet. Today, Stacy and Jesse, himself an NRHA judge, travel throughout the country conducting clinics and making appearances at expos and other equine events.

Todd Bergen

At an early age, Todd gained valuable experience with horses in 4-H and in showing at AQHA shows. In the coming years, he would build upon this experience by riding with Tom St. Hilaire where he learned to train and show reining horses. After a few semesters of college, Todd knew that horses were in his blood and worked for one year with Mike Edwards and over five years with Bob Avila. His time with Bob was instrumental in learning how to get horses to the winner’s circle as well as learning the business side of horse training. Today, Todd runs Todd Bergen Performance Horses, Inc. in Eagle Point, Oregon.

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