Stock Horse Professionals

This Stock Horse Professional Program is designed to fulfill SHTX’s mission of education by connecting the SHTX membership to qualified professionals. These Stock Horse Professionals are committed to promoting the Stock Horse of Texas culture, values, and vision while helping educate SHTX members on "How to Ride a Better Horse."

Professionals in the program are listed below, and can also be geographically located by clicking on the map. Clinics or events they offer appear in the calendar.

If you would like to apply for the SHTX Professionals Program, please complete this application.

Name City State Phone
Mark Anderson

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  • Entry Level Rider and Ltd. NP/NonPro
  • Reining, Cow Work, Ranch Riding, Versatility Ranch
  • Cattle On-Site
  • Problem Horses Accepted
  • Assistance in Horse/Rider Matching

Mark has been training horses for 41 years, while providing lessons and clinics. He has also had the opportunity to work under Sonny Camarillo and Don Murphy, where he learned his teaching techniques. In the past he has also held a NRCHA judges card.

7701 Godley Rd. Granbury, Tx 76049

Granbury, Texas

(254) 396-5104

Jeremy Dull

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  • All Levels of Riders
  • Reining, Cow Work, Trail, Ranch Riding, Versatility Ranch
  • Conditioning for Sales
  • Colt Starting
  • Assistance in Horse/Rider Matching

Jeremy has been training horses for 13 years and has been full time for the past 11 years. Offering nearly every training aspect he is doing everything he can to assist people. Jermy offers full time training, board with lessons, show and sales prep, and complete show coaching.

26677 Bayou Tesch Magnolia, Tx 77354

Magnolia, Texas

(832) 865-1826

Casey Hidalgo

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  • All levels of Riders
  • Reining, Cow Work, Cutting, Trail, Ranch Riding, Versatility Ranch, Conformation, Roping
  • Cattle On-Site
  • Conditioning for sale
  • Problem Horses Accepted
  • Stallion Services and Colt Staring
  • Assistance in Horse/Rider matching

Casey shows through NRCHA, NPHA, SHTX, NCHA, AQHA, APHA; while also keeping 30-40 horses in training. Casey owns Hidalgo Performance Horses and has been training horses for 20 years. While also offering private clinics and lessons.

720 Rock Church Hwy Tolar, Tx 76476

Tolar, Texas

(817) 233-1416

Jason Kopischke

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  • All levels of Riders
  • Reining, Cow Work, Cutting, Trail, Ranch Riding, Versatility Ranch, Conformation, Roping
  • Cattle on-Site
  • Conditioning for sales and Boarding
  • Problem Horses Accepted
  • Stallion and Mare Care/Foaling Services
  • Colt Starting
  • Assistance in Horse/Rider Matching

Having trained horses since 2002, Jason owns and operated JK Versatility Performance Horses and offers a wide variety of learning services. He is open to the public for training service, lessons and gives multiple clinics. Jason is also a carded judge for ASHA. He is also a AQHA Professional Horseman along with being a Paint Horse Professional Horseman.

4624 US Hwy 177 Ardmore, Ok 73401

Ardmore, Oklahoma

(580) 399-6878

Stacey McAlexander

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  • Offers Youth, Entry Level, and Ltd. NP/Non Pro Riders
  • Reining, Cow Work, Trail, Ranch Riding, Versatility Ranch, Roping
  • Cattle On-Site
  • Colt Starting

Having been in operation for 15 years Stacey offers training in nearly every aspect of the industry. She not only provides lessons and instruction, she also is open for the public for horse training. She also has apprenticed in the cutting and barrel racing industry.

10930 Signal Hill Rd. Austin, Tx 78737

Austin, Texas

(512) 997-8486

Cherie and Johnny Morton

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  • Offer Youth, Entry Level and Open Riding
  • Reining, Cow Work, Cutting, Trail, Ranch Riding, Versatility Ranch, Conformation, Roping
  • Problem Horses Accepted
  • Assistance in Horse/Rider matching

With their main focus on youth Cherie and Johnny offer youth lessons and clinics. Having been open since 2016 they also offer training with the focus of building youth horses.

P.O. Box 133 Aledo, Tx 76008

Aledo, Texas

(817) 239-7003

Matt Nichols

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  • All levels of Riders
  • Reining, Cow Work, Cutting, Trail, Ranch Riding, Versatility Ranch, Roping
  • Cattle On-Site
  • Conditioning for Sales
  • Problem Horses Accepted
  • Colt Starting
  • Assistance in Horse/Rider matching

Matt not only trains horses for the public, focusing on colt starting and ranch exposure, he also provides lessons and coaching. He also shows in the open division through SHTX, while also showing in the Limited division in NRCHA. Matt has been in operation since 2011.

P.O. Box 208 Richards, Tx 77873

Richards, Texas

(979) 450-0335

Taylor Peters

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Taylor started his own training business after riding under Ben Baldus for several years. He competes and trains for NRCHA and SHTX and gives lessons and clinics.

Davidson, Ok

Davidson, OK

(580) 335-1334

Ricky Piggott

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  • All levels of Riders
  • Reining, Cow work, Cutting, Trail, Ranch Riding, Versatility Ranch, Conformation, Roping
  • Cattle On-Site
  • Problem Horses accepted
  • Starts Colts
  • Assistance in Horse/Rider matching

Having been in operation for 28 years, Ricky is currently a carded judge in the NRCHA and RHAA. Ricky offers clinics, lessons and is open to the public.

1461 FM 934 Blum, Tx 76627

Blum, Texas

(405) 444-4205

Shannon Pigott

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  • Entry Level Rider, Ltd. NP/Non Pro, Open Rider
  • Reining, Cow Work, Cutting, Trail, Ranch Riding, Versatility Ranch, Conformation
  • Cattle On-Site
  • Conditioning for Sale
  • Assistance in Horse/Rider matching

Having been in operation for a decade, Shannon provides instruction and coaching for riders with the goal of getting each horse to reach its show goals. She primarily focuses on novice and non-pro riders. Shannon also accepts a limited number of training spots for horses. Having mentored under greats like Clinton Anderson and NCHA Hall of Famer Kathy Daughn she has learned from the best.

3447 Morris Ranch Rd. Fredericksburg, Tx 78624

Frederiscksburg, Texas

(210) 412-5067

Tyler Spillers

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  • All levels of Riders
  • Reining, Cow Work, Cutting, Trail, Ranch Riding, Versatility Ranch, Conformation, Roping
  • Cattle On-Site
  • Conditioning for Sales
  • Problem Horses Accepted
  • Colt Starting
  • Assistance in Horse/Rider Matching

Tyler has been in operation training horses for six years and holds judges cards in AQHA and RHAA. Training reined cow horses and cutting horses he offers lessons and clinics for the public. Tyler also competes in the Open/Limited Open.

37207 FM 1721 Happy, Tx 79042

Happy, Texas

(806) 206-9990

Sharon Wellmann

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  • All levels of Riders
  • Trail, Ranch Riding, Versatility Ranch, Conformation
  • Boarding available
  • Problem Horses accepted
  • Assistance in Horse/Rider matching

Holding a judging card in AQHA, NSBA, APHA, and VRH Sharon covers every aspect of the equine industry. She has been training horses for 40 years offering instruction/lessons for beginner riders up to advanced riders. Sharon has not only competed and judged in multiple associations she has also apprenticed under great programs such as, Johnny Lake Quarter Horses and Robert Miller Quarter Horses.

13259 Kidd Rd. Conroe, Tx 77302

Conroe, Texas

(936) 760-2146

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The individuals listed in the Stock Horse Professional Directory compete, coach riders or judge with SHTX. The inclusion of a person in the directory does not constitute, and should not be considered, as an endorsement, recommendation or approval of that person's qualifications as a trainer by SHTX. Stock Horse of Texas strongly encourages all persons to conduct their own investigation of the qualifications or any person in the directory before contracting to use that person's services.

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