Mandy Yarbrough


Mandy Yarbrough is a graduate of Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas with a degree of equine management specializing in reproduction.  During a summer in college she worked for Joe Hayes, AQHA and NRHA Judge and trainer located in Gainesville, Texas where she was introduced to the sport of reining.  Upon graduating college, Mandy got an internship at the Darling 888 Ranch in Princeton, Kentucky working with Mike Boyle, Martin Padilla, and Andrew Fox. After completing the internship at the 888 Ranch she got a job as an assistant trainer for Dean Brown at Santa Hill Ranch in Campbell Hall, New York.  During her time in New York, Mandy showed a variety of horses. She was 6th in the year end standings for Rookie Professional and 8th in the Limited Open. At the Affiliate Championships in Oklahoma City she was 2nd in the Rookie Professional and 3rd in the Limited Open riding A Bingo Chic, owned by Robert Santagata.  Aboard Banjos Got A Gun, also owned by Robert Santagata, Mandy was 10th in the Level 1 Open Futurity. Mandy comes to Chapman Reining Horses to further expand her knowledge of training horses.

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