Sponsored Riders

Debbie Stephens
An Illinois native and Syracuse University graduate with a degree in Sociology, Debbie’s love affair with horses and equestrian sport began at a very young age. She has had a tremendously successful career including her record breaking, historical outdoor High Jump on “Rocky Racoon”. They cleared the wall in Cincinatti at 7’8″ in 1982.


Debbie is now based in Tampa, Florida, where she has her own top show jumping operation, Centennial Farm. She has a keen eye for selecting talented young horses and astute ability for developing horses’ and riders’ innate talents.



Brian Welman
Reining trainer, judge, clinician and National Reining Horse Association Board Member, Brian Welman, is one of the most successful thought leaders in the equine industry. He’s currently accepting new horses and amateurs with a desire to learn and excel in the world of reining.




McClain Ward
McLain Ward is an American show jumping competitor and Olympic Champion.


His Career Highlights Include:


  • Two-time Olympic champion (2004, 2008-team with Sapphire)
  • 2011 Pan American Games, gold (team with Antares F)
  • 2009 Rolex/FEI World Cup Final, 2nd (with Sapphire)
  • 2006 FEI World Equestrian Games, silver (team with Sapphire)



Matthew Armenta
Matt Armenta Performance Horses is home of NRHA Professional Horseman, Matt Armenta located in Whitesboro, TX. Matt specializes in Open reining Futurity and Derby Horses, as well as Non Pro riders.




Michael Ray Matz
Michael was an American Olympic equestrian team member inducted into the show jumping Hall of Fame and is now a race horse trainer. He lives in Coatesville, Pennsylvania.


As a trainer, he has scored two wins in the Classics, the 2012 Belmont Stakes (Union Rags) and the 2006 Kentucky Derby (Barbaro). Matz also was named “person of the week” by ABC News for his heroism in saving four children from the crash of United Airlines flight 232 in 1989.



Michael Ray Matz via Wikipedia

Thiago Boechat 
Thiago is a fully trained Veterinarian, as well as a Reining & Working Cowhorse Trainer.
A FEI Judge and a NRHA Reining Judge