Talena Campbell has been competing in rodeo her entire life. She has competed in everything from gymkhanas to barrel races to Arizona High School Rodeo to the Grand Canyon Pro Rodeo circuit. She has learned from some of the best horseman in the business such as Becky Mahoney and Ed Wright. Whether you are looking to learn a new event, perfect your technique, or pursue your passion for horses, Talena can help you reach your goals. For more information find her on Facebook or Instagram @topgunhorsemanship
Coach Isabella started her horsey journey at 8 years old in the english riding world. A few years later she switched over to western. She soon began competing in gymkhana for the next 5 years winning several prizes, a championship, and a reserve championship. Her favorite thing about teaching lessons is helping kids grow their skills as well as their love for horses just as her coaches did for her at the beginning of her own journey.
Coach Morgan grew up on an avocado farm where she gained her passion for helping animals and the desire to become a veterinarian. She is currently a senior pursuing her biology degree with the goal of going to veterinary school. She had grown up riding horses and participated in high school rodeo where she competed in barrels and pole bending. She currently has her WPRA permit to compete in barrel racing at professional rodeo level. Coach Morgan also loves to work with children to help them grow and advance in sports skills she excels as a soccer coach for children 3 to 17. She absolutely loves to see children develop a passion for horses that will last a lifetime.
Coach Liz is a huge animal lover. Can you guess what her favorite animal is? Yup, a HORSE! She has loved horses since she could talk and walk. She state taking lessons at the age of 8. She competed and trained for many years under Diane McCauley. At the age of 26 she decided to step out of the show ring to focus on her career in the medical field and start her own family. Now she's back with the goal of helping others embrace their passion for horses!
Olivia started riding at 4 years old. Since then she has competed in; California Junior Rodeos, Gymkhana's, and Western Ranch Riding Shows. She has coordinated and participated in Cowboy Challenges and Mustang Makeover events. She has three horses of her own that she rides trains at Juniper Trails, where has worked for the past two years. She is also a student in Strides Academy at Juniper Trails under Talena Campbell and has trained to become a Junior Coach as part of her continued academy work education. She enjoys watching others grow in their horse love and learning of horses, while keeping safety as a top priority for both horse and rider. Olivia help kids achieve their goals by fostering an encouraging, fun environment and allowing them to build their confidence.