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Wendy Lee, a professional horse trainer and showman began showing horses at the early age of 9. Since then, her career of training and showing horses has earned her numerous National and World Championship titles in multiple breeds, and multiple disciplines including halter, western and English pleasure, showmanship, and trail. She developed her love for the Gypsy Vanner when she was first introduced to Summers Traveler, a black gelding who convinced her how special the breed was.
To fully understand all aspects of horse showing, Wendy certified and became a judge in 1995, judging an average of 40 shows per year until 2009, when she began her show career with the Gypsy Vanners.
Although she is currently ‘semi-retired’ from showing, Wendy found it difficult to completely retire, and continues to show, conduct clinics, and judge on a limited basis.
Dan Daily, a professional horse trainer, has been an important part of SGVH team of trainers since 2011.
The most winningest Cowboy in Rodeo history!
Twenty-nine time World Champion and IPRA Hall of Famer, the gentleman of cowboys, Mr. Dan Dailey.
This young man knows horses.
SGVH is pleased to add to our team of Trainers Kenny Knowlton, a professional horse trainer.
List of Kenny Knowlton's participations in the equine world:
Past Chairman of the AQHA International Committee, (3years)
Past AQHA Director for Latin America, (5 yrs)
Past International Director ABQM, (15 yrs)
Past Chairman of the Judges Committee ABQM, (17 yrs)
Official Judge AQHA, ABQM, ABPH, ABCA, ANCA, ANCR (30 yrs)
International Director for NBHA, (4 yrs)
Member of the AQHA Studbook and Registration Committee (2 yrs)
National and International Reference in Horse Shoeing
National and International Reference in Genetic Selection
Consultant for several Breeding farms in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, USA and others.
Founder of Lone Star Trailers, the first gooseneck horse trailer factory in Brazil.
Founder of JK Horseshoe Manufacturing Company, now the largest in South America.
Published over 20 articles in Equine Industry magazines, published videos on trimming colts and shoeing and given lectures at over 30 Veterinary Universities.
Guest speaker at the World Laminitis Symposium in São Paulo, Brazil. (2009)
Given clinics to the Mounted Police farriers in 6 states in Brazil and also to the Calvary Units in Brazil, Argentina and Chile.
Has worked with the top Polo teams in Argentina, assisting them with their horsemanship and farrier work.
Principal Titles Won by Kenny Knowlton
From 2003 to 2010 Kenny owned and managed an International Training Center in Brazil, from which he and students, through team work, obtained the following titles;
Owner of Scott Sarkozi Training Centre is working with our stallion, WR Young Latcho Lou in his Dressage training.
Scott has taken Lou to new championships in 2019 with his expert team and we are excited about being able to present the Gypsy Vanner in the dressage world.