Team Wrangler

Team Wrangler is a collection of 24 AQHA Professional Horsemen who promote educational outreach for the horse industry.

As a joint effort between Wrangler and the American Quarter Horse Association, Team Wrangler promotes educational outreach for the equine industry by providing clinics to horse enthusiasts across the globe. The 2018 team is as versatile as the American Quarter Horse, comprising 24 top AQHA Professional Horsemen, from across the disciplines – from halter to all-around and roping to racing.

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About the AQHA Professional Horsemen Association

Team Wrangler members

The members of the 2019 Team Wrangler are:

  • C.R. Bradley of Collinsville, Texas
  • Nancy Cahill of Madisonville, Texas
  • Cynthia Cantleberry of Paso Robles, California
  • G.R. Carter Jr of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Ryan Cottingim of Thompsons Station, Tennessee
  • Shelley Fitzgerald of Yukon, Oklahoma
  • Mike Jennings of Round Hill, Virginia
  • Teddy Johnson of Whitesboro, Texas
  • Luke Jones of Allerton, Iowa
  • Holden Jung of Farmington, Utah
  • Whitney Lagace of Higganum, Connecticut
  • Bobby E Lewis of Overbrook, Oklahoma
  • Josh Little of Mebane, North Carolina
  • Gretchen Mathes of Harwinton, Connecticut
  • Tom McBeath of Union, Mississippi
  • Jonathan Meilleur of Hamburg, Pennsylvania
  • Keith Miller of Reidsville, North Carolina
  • Carli Pitts of Newburgh, Indiana
  • Ricky Ramirez of Millsap, Texas
  • Tom Robertson of Saline, Michigan
  • Marty Oak Simper of Ogden, Utah
  • Stephen Stephens of Weatherford, Texas
  • Dan Trein of Seville, Ohio

Upcoming Clinics

  • February 10 – Saratoga Springs, UT - Summerhill Equestrian Center
    • Marty Simper – Ranch Riding Clinic
    • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - $25 for spectators
    • Contact Tasha Overson for more info - 385-233-7737 - summerhillequestrian.com                                                                                     
  • February 24 – Leatherdale Equine Center - Falcon Heights, MN
    • Whitney Lagace – Trail, Horsemanship and Showmanship Clinic with, Tack Swap and Clinic
    • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Contact Kelly Manner for more info - 218-969-8970 or kelly_manner@yahoo.com 
  • February 22-24 – Murfreesboro, TN - Southern Equine Expo at Tennessee Miller Coliseum
    • Carli Pitts – Developing A Winning Pattern in Showmanship At Halter; Western Horsemanship: The Importance Of Connection To A Perfect Pattern; Hunt Seat Equitation: How Correct Position Provides Quick and Responsive Gait And Maneuver Transitions; How To Show Western Riding; Riding the Perfect Pattern: Controlling The Outcome
  • March 1 and 3 – Harrisburg, PA
    • Mike Jennings – Ranch Riding and VRH demos at PA Horse World Expo
  • March 16 – Folsom, LA
    • Tom McBeath – Horsemanship, Trail, Ranch Riding and Reining at Good Guy’s Arena
  • March 16-17 – Rantoul, KS
    • C.R. Bradley – Calf Roping, Breakaway and Horsemanship
  • April 20 – Forest Lake, MN
    • Dan Trein – Learn the New AQHA Judging System: Hunt Seat Equitation, Horsemanship and Showmanship  
  • April 20 – Woodbine, MD
    • Mike Jennings – Ranch Riding
  • May 4-5 – Mounds, OK
    • Shelley Fitzgerald – Team Penning and Ranch Sorting
  • May 10 – Woodbine, MD
    • Mike Jennings – Ranch Riding
  • May 18-19 – Whitehall, MT
    • Marty Simper – Ranch Riding
  • May (date TBD) – Yukon, OK
    • Shelley Fitzgerald – All Girl Trail Ride and Clinic
  • June 1-2 – Butte, MT
    • Ryan Cottingim – Trail and Horsemanship