What a week! Our first trip to the APHA World Show was a success! KR Gunpowder (Gunner x A Bueno Poco Dunit) earned the title of APHA World Champion Senior Reining Read more
Its 1 am. I’m tired, dirty and hungry from a long day of horseshowing and I’m already thinking about the busy day that we have in store tomorrow. That’s horseshowing; Nothing unusual or unexpected there, but as I lay here and reflect over the day’s events, I can’t help but feel an overwhelming sense of happiness and gratitude. Matt had a great day with his horses. Nitro, owned by Dennis and Vicki Turin, had a solid 145 run, securing them a spot in the North American affiliate finals in the Novice Horse Level 2. Read more
The Big Sky Reining Classic in Kalispell, MT is always one of our favorite shows and the 2016 edition didn’t disappoint! We had a good time visiting friends, watching some great reining horses and were fortunate enough to have success in the show pen! Matt and KR Gunpowder marked a 220 to win the Level 2 Derby and 3rd in the Level 4!!! Read more
Matt McDowell is a reining horse training from Enterprise, Oregon. He has earned over $90,000 in NRHA Lifetime Earnings. He specializes in training young horses, aged event horses and the training and sales of Futurity prospects.