Blazing paths & cutting cattle
Airing February 8, 2019
Named one of the “Top 50 Riders of All Time in All Disciplines” by Horse and Rider
Inducted into the Cowgirl Hall of Fame in 2011, and the National Reined Cow Horse Association’s Hall of Fame in 2012, Sandy Collier’s successful horse show record is reflective of her hard work, dedication, talent, and integrity as a horse trainer.
She was the first and only woman horse trainer to win the prestigious NRCHA World Champion Snaffle Bit Futurity. She also won an NRCHA World Champion Snaffle Bit Futurity Reserve Co-Championship, in addition to being a regular Finalist there annually. She has been a NRCHA Stallion Stakes Champion, an NRHA Limited Open Champion, and an AQHA World Champion. She has ranked among the year’s top five reined cow horse all-ages, all-divisions riders, and has ranked in the Top 10 for NRCHA earnings.
Sandy is also a noted international clinician and is renowned for her skill at translating any rider’s competitive goals into effective training methods, with the horse’s and rider’s well-being and enjoyment her top focus.