Episode 14: Along for the ride with Andrea Fappani & Colleen McQuay
Colleen McQuay, along with her husband Tim, own and operate McQuay Stables, Inc. in Tioga, Texas. The business consists of three divisions: Breeding, Reining training and sales, and Hunter-Jumper training and sales.
25+ years Colleen with help of her husband and other mentors in the hunter business, she has trained both horses and riders to many wins and championships. She served on the board NRHA -Show Standard Committee and initiated the NRHA show rating system, Executive Board and chaired Event Production Committee for NRHA Futurity & Derby.. Chaired the Aged Event Committee, Eligibility Committee and the USEF High Performance Reining Committee, Colleen is also a founding member of USA Reining. Founder & developer of the NRBC and the Ariat Tulsa Reining Classic, Colleen has spent countless hours working to better the Reining industry.
Even after decades in the industry, her sincere love of horses permeates and guides everything she does – from administrative direction to hands on horsemanship. Through her administration and implementation skills, Colleen has become known as a driving force in the equine world. Those who know her best cite her as an unquestionably great horsewoman; one with an uncanny eye for spotting equine talent, an unerring knack for keeping horses sound and working to potential, an an exceptionally skilled coach of riders of all skill levels.