Professionals and Friends



Artist Moni Heil
Gypsum, Colorado

Heil graduated from The Cleveland Institute of Art with a BFA, majoring in painting and silversmithing. After graduating she followed her dream and moved to the beautiful Colorado Mountains. Her art went from formal portraiture to portraying the essence of contemporary western life. She gets inspiration for her paintings from her lifestyle and surroundings.Her paintings are noted for their strong composition, detail and capturing the fundamental nature of her subject. In addition to her painting, Heil enjoys her horses, Border Collies and cycling.



Buck Brannaman

Buck Brannaman has been starting horses since he was 12 years old. Throughout his life horses have always been the common thread that he has weaved his life around. As he says “Horses and life, it’s all the same to me.” Kip was fortunate enough to be able to work for Buck for 5 yrs. Traveling with him from clinic to clinic all over the US and even to Australia. During the down times Kip was able to stay at the ranch and work with Buck. Missy attended as many of Bucks clinics as she could. Buck is a Master Horseman and a wonderful incite full teacher. If you have a chance to go to a clinic go. Regardless if you think you need it or not, you will come away realizing how much you don’t know and how good your not.



Brandywine Farm

Brandywine Farm is proud to offer an outstanding sporthorse breeding program, quality sale horses, and tack shop, The Loft. In addition, exceptional dressage training and instruction with FEI Grand Prix Trainer/Competitor and USEF “S” Dressage & USEF “R” Sporthorse Judge, Bill Solyntjes and other well-known clinicians and events are scheduled throughout the year. Brandywine’s mission is to promote proven bloodlines and offer a variety of services with the interest of the enduring horse and rider partnership being the heart of their program.



Frecker’s Saddles
Kent Frecker started in the saddle business in Oct. 1981, at Smith & Edwards Co. working with Dale Harwood making “Ray Hunt” saddles. now, Frecker’s have sent saddles all across the United States Alaska to Hawaii, Canada, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, Germany, England, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Dubai, Czech Republic, and Costa Rica.

Each custom saddle is stamped with the saddle maker’s name on it. Frecker’s take pride in their work and put their name on it to prove it.



Double Diamond Custom Halters

The ORIGINAL manufacture of the rope halter, Double Diamond halters are made of the best quality materials and quality workmanship that is available today and they are made right here in America. We are proud to offer the finest handmade rope halters and horse tack. Built by cowboys, tested by broncs.



International Dressage Judge Janet Foy
As a rider, Janet Foy won USDF Bronze, Silver, and Gold Medals. She is currently an FEI “I” judge, USEF “S” dressage judge, and an USEF Sporthorse “R” breeding judge. Foy has judged at all major shows in the United States, including the FEI North American Young Rider Championships, the FEI North American Junior Championships, the USA World Cup League Finals, the FEI North American Championships, Dressage at Devon, and USET Festival of Champions, as well as FEI shows in California, Illinois, Arizona, Ohio, New Jersey, New York, Colorado, Florida, Washington, and North Carolina.

Janet teaches clinics throughout the United States on a regular basis.



Quail Run Equestrian Centre
Quail Run Horse Centre is an equestrian facility located in Omaha, Nebraska in the Elkhorn community. With 250 acres of beautiful trail covered property, there’s plenty of space for training and riding, including large indoor and outdoor arenas.

Horses are beautiful and majestic creatures, and we know there is something special about the bond between horse and rider. Therefore, horsemanship is at the heart of what we offer at Quail Run. Whether you are a serious competitor, or simply ride for pleasure, Quail Run provides the ideal setting for you and your horse.



Buckaroo Gear
Buckaroo Gear is celebrating its 12th year of doing business online. They specialize in selling the highest quality handmade gear available as well as, informative books, and instructional DVD’s by the best Horseman in the industry. Buckaroo Gear continues to advocate a willing communication between horse and human, and take pride in their Californio Vaquero ancestry and traditions.



Solomon Farm

Solomon Farm combines the best of both worlds – top European performance horses raised in the space and spirit of the American West. 4,000 rolling acres of South Dakota prairie and river bottom is ideal for raising strong, sound and sane young sporthorses.

They have a large selection of quality warmblood horses and German Riding Ponies available in every price range. They also offer unique boarding, training and young horse raising and training packages. Whether you are shopping for your next dressage, driving or hunter/jumper superstar, or simply the best life-partner in sport that you can find, we can help. Solomon Farm welcomes visitors any time of year.




The International Omaha

The International is run by a certified 501(c)(3) not‐for‐profit foundation, the Omaha Equestrian Foundation. The focus of this foundation will be to foster and develop international caliber athletes within the equestrian sport and to support the local community in the process.

The International will not just be an incredible equestrian competition, but it will provide educational opportunities for emerging athletes as well as the general public. In 2013, The Omaha Equestrian Foundation donated tickets to local charities and created fields trips for over 1,000 elementary school students, veterans and local military families.




Far Hills Farm