Eric Priest

Eric Priest is a graduate of the University of Findlay with a Bachelor of Science in western equestrian studies and equine business management. Eric interned for two summers and on […]

Eric Priest is a graduate of the University of Findlay with a Bachelor of Science in western equestrian studies and equine business management. Eric interned for two summers and on breaks with Matt and Mike Flarida, who introduced him to reining. He was a member of the University’s Ranch Horse Team, where he competed in the open division in reining, cutting, and cow work. In 2014, Eric was end of the year High-Point rider, as well as the winner of the 2014 Dale Wilkinson Memorial Reining Final.

Upon graduating, Eric worked for Tim McQuay for a year and a half, riding two year olds. Eric joined the Chapman Reining Horse Team in August 2015. His most recent show pen wins include 12th in Junior Reining and 15th in the Limited Open at the 2015 All-American Quarter Horse Congress, and 6th in Rookie Pro and 12th in the Limited Open at 2015 NRHA Futurity.

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