cow horse trainers

Cow Horse Trainers

Making a cow horse is step-by-step process. Any horse can be used to work cattle, but some horses never get cow savvy. It’s the cow horse trainer’s job to help those savvy horses develop into a great working cow horses.

Storibook Farm Performance Horses sends their horses to different trainers to hone their particular talents. Sharon, Roy and Clayton Edsall have all started or rode horses for us. Wally Barney, Joel Conner and Tamara Johnson have also started our colts.

Clayton Edsall

Mister Dual Purpose - SBF
Clayton Edsall believes that making well rounded performance horses involves just as much outside of the arena as it does in the show pen.

SBF Lenas Smart Ruby
His balanced training program is suitable for any level of horse and rider. Clayton is not only a talented horseman, he is the true definition of a cowboy.

left photo: Mister Dual Purpose showing in NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity.
right photo: SBF Lenas Smart RubyRosston Roan

Rosston Roanleft & bottom photo: Rosston Roan in Red Bluff Gelding Sale – 3rd highest seller

visit Clayton’s site

Roy and Sharon Edsall

Fairlea Bling Bling

Roy and Sharon Edsall trained out of the Kings ranch in Oakdale, CA.  After Roy passed, Sharon moved back to her family ranch in Avon, Mt.

SBF Hotroddin Whiz

right photo: Roy and Fairlea Bling Bling
left photo: SBF Hotroddin Whiz

Joel Conner

SBF Holi Hot Socks

Joel Conner specializes in colt starting, roping, cow working, and getting horses gentle using natural horsemanship techniques.

in photo:  Joel is riding SBF Holi Hot Socks while SBF Chances Last Cat is in hobbles in a  clinic.

Joel’s website

Wally Barney

SBF Double R Reminic

Wally Barney is a repeat buyer at Storibook Farm Performance Horse. In addition to SBF Double R Reminic he shows SBF Smart Chex in reining.

SBF Partee Boy

left photo: Wally showing SBF Double R Reminic in NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity.

right photo: Wally and SBF Partee Boy


Please email us if you have any questions, want to learn more about our ranch, horses, or anything else.

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