Ask Our Expert - Russell Dilday

Russell DildayRussell Dilday was raised in the San Joaquin Valley and worked on ranches throughout Arizona, California, Nevada and Australia. Before transitioning to training full time, he cowboyed and trained colts under Greg Ward. The Wynnewood, Oklahoma, trainer was named World’s Greatest Horseman in 2008, 2009 and 2011, making him the only trainer to have earned the title three times. Carrying him to the titles was Topsails Rien Maker, the first cow horse to become a Breyer horse model. Dilday also won the 2008 National Reined Cow Horse Association Bridle Spectacular, in addition to being a finalist at many other major NRCHA events.

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Ask Our Expert - Dena Kirkpatrick

Dena KirkpatrickBarrel horse trainer Dena Kirkpatrick grew up on a dairy farm in New Mexico, where her grandfather raised racehorses and her father roped. She was exposed early in her life to Thoroughbreds and racing Quarter Horses, and got her first experience with stock horses when she married Cliff Kirkpatrick 30 years ago and moved to his family’s ranch in Post, Texas.

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2014 Western Horseman Cowboy Gathering

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Western Horseman is taking the cowboy experience beyond the pages of the magazine for an event you won’t want to miss in historic Amarillo, Texas. Come ride alongside cowboy poet and humorist Baxter Black and nationally recognized horsemen Al Dunning, Craig Cameron and Mozaun McKibben, along with rodeo celebrity Larry Mahan and western artists Tim Cox. We welcome the local Amarillo area to be a part of this exciting weekend!

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