is the only breeder to have trained, shown and stood three generations of NRHA
$1 million sires.
Photo courtesy of the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame
, quite simply, is a reining icon, a universally recognized master in the world of precision riding.
The 1982 president of the National Reining Horse Association, Bob has won six NRHA Open Futurity championships, more than any other trainer.
In addition, he
has won the NRHA Derby and Superstakes and trained and showed numerous AQHA and NRHA world champions.
also has written the book "Reining: The Art of Performance in Horses" and was inducted into the NRHA Hall of Fame
began training reining horses professionally in 1966.
first public notice as a reining trainer in 1972 when he
was co-reserve champion at the NRHA Futurity on Britton Princess.
breeding program in 1974 and four years later bought Topsail Cody to cross on his
Boss' Nowata Star mares.
trained and showed the stallion to win the NRHA Futurity in 1980 and be the AQHA world champion in junior reining the following year.
Topsail Cody was inducted in to the NRHA Hall of Fame
Originally from Nebraska, Bob
and wife Pam live on their Loomis Ranch at Marietta, Oklahoma, where they raise horses and Texas Longhorn cattle.