WIND RIVER STOCK HORSES - Breeding, Training, Exhibition, and Sales - Est. 2005.
A LEGACY OF CHAMPIONSHIPS ! NRCHA, AQHA, NCHA, ACHA, NRHA, LQHA, MSRHA.
- In 1990, Rick entered the Performance horse industry. In 1998, Rick expanded his entrepreneurship to the Reined Cow Horse industry, taking training lessons @ the prestigious Ward Ranch, Tulare, California. Rick continued to show and train at the Ward Ranch for the next three years.
- DUAL TRAIN, NIC CHEX, and DUALIN OAK were the first Stock Horses purchased, from the Ward Ranch, and are the foundation Sires and Dam of WIND RIVER STOCK HORSES. DUAL TRAIN and NIC CHEX are NRCHA Superiors and DUALIN OAK is an ACHA World Show Open Cutting Finalist and the LQHA Open Year-End Jr. Cutting Champion.
- In 2005, Rick organized a division of the WIND RIVER COMPANY L.L.C. - (Wind River Stock Horses), to: "Carry On, and Continue" The Legacy of the California Stock Horse" - (Reined Cow Horse), as well as the "Old Style or Vaquero Training Methods and Equipment.” Since inception; WIND RIVER STOCK HORSES is Louisiana's FIRST stock horse breeding, training, exhibition,and sales facility.
- A RECORD OF SUCCESS: Rick, his Stock, or Students have established a historical record of success by capturing: World, State, National, Superiors, Local Championships, and Money Earnings as well as World Show Qualifiers in multiple equine performance events (e.g. Reining, Cutting, Cow Horse, Team Penning, Team Sorting, Roping, and Dressage.
- DUALIN OAK Foals continue to rack up Championships and Money Earnings in multiple events. By combining yesterdays proven Stock Horse Champion genetics with today's genetics, Rick's breeding tomorrows champions, today! http://www.windriverstockhorses.com