Grant Lindaman II – G2 Performance Horses September, 2013
When we were in need last fall, Grant Lindaman, our former apprenticing trainer and now a non-pro rider, broke stride from his commitments and came up from Arizona to help out. He worked his reined cow horses while staying to help us finish the fall here and make our winter move to Arizona. He got his two-year-old Shine Like Hail aka “Frankie” schooled and started on cattle, and is showing the potential that Grant brought out of him, as he just won his first Reined Cow Horse Futurity with this handsome bay gelding in Pueblo, Colorado, in August.
Grant was also packing his fancy bridle horse mare with him and was just getting to know her when we hauled him to the Idaho Reined Cow Horse Futurity and NRCHA show last November. Well, he has had his share of successes this show season, as he got established training out of the Phoenix and Scottsdale Arizona area; Grant and Missy qualified for the AQHA World show in amateur working cow horse, placing & earning money in several NRCHA shows and winning an AQHA circuit championship in Las Cruses, New Mexico.
Needless to say, we are proud of his accomplishments; but more important, we are pleased with Grant’s sincere commitment to integrity and training his horses with a heart for the importance of a solid foundation, the respect for the process, and the tradition and the patience he knows he needs to cultivate to be successful in this demanding and tough sport of the reined cow horse world. He’s at the big Reno NRCHA Futurity this week, and we wish him all the best. If you were able to go, we hope you enjoyed the greatest show on earth! It’s where we’re coming from when speak of broke cow horses, and it is our roots.