Leaders of Team Wilhelm (left to right)

 

Melanie Wilhelm - Owner, Head Trainer & Coach.

Alisha Womack - Barn Manager

"Practice like you have never won! Perform like you have never lost!"


 

 


 

 


 

2016 Team

Name: Kirk George


Horse: Chexy Whiz (The Queen)
                
Years Showing Reining Horses:  5 years

NRHA LTE: $2,465.19

 


Accomplishments in the Reining Pen:

 


In Real Life: Owner/Manager of George Distributors, Inc.  "Stay thirsty my friends"

Favorite Quote: "Do Your Best & Forget the Rest"



Name:  Michelle George


Horse(s):  Can't Spook Me (Spook) 
                  Whizzin Blue Sparks (Frankie)

Years Showing Reining Horses: 6 years  

NRHA LTE:   $6,220.35

Accomplishments in the Reining Pen: 


Favorite Quote: "Challenges are opportunities to overcome!"

 

 



Name:  Sandy Smith

Horse: Gangster's Hitman

Years Showing Reining Horses: 5 years

 NRHA LTE:  3 Green Points

Accomplishments in the Reining Pen:  2014 WTRHA Green As Grass Graduate


In Real Life:  Retired, but volunteers for 3 non-profit groups, serving on the Board of Directors of 2 as their Treasurer.  

Favorite Quote:  “If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem.” 

                              "If I do it right, Shooter will do it right."

 


                                              

 


Name: Kathy Thompson

Horse(s): Bailey's Sidekick (Francois)

                 Starstruck Nick (Buddy)
                 
Years Showing Reining Horses: 6 years

NRHA LTE: $720.00

 


Accomplishments in the Reining Pen:


In Real Life: Regional Director for H9 Water

 



Favorite Quote:  "You Were Born To Win, But to Be a Winner, You Must Plan to Win, Prepare to Win, and Expect to Win"... Zig Ziglar

 

 

 


Name: Grant Thompson

Horse: The Boominator (Boomer)
                 
Years Showing Reining Horses: 2 years

NRHA LTE: $0

 


Accomplishments in the Reining Pen:


In Real Life:
President & Partner at Thompson & Thurman Financial Group

 



Favorite Quote:
“I hope someday I make enough money to have the lifestyle my wife and kids have."

 

 

 

 


Name: Blair Thompson


Horse(s): Whiz N Chica Dee (Hootie)

Years Showing Reining Horses: 6 years

NRHA LTE: $413.05 & 146.5 Youth Points

Accomplishments in the Reining Pen:

In Real Life: Freshman at Canyon High School

Favorite Quote: "The more you picture yourself in the winner's circle the quicker you'll be there." ~Vernon Conner

 

 


 

 

Name: Kim Burnett


Horse(s): San Juan Whiz (Sandy) 

                 A Legendary Spark (Helen)

Years Showing Reining Horses: 5 years

NRHA LTE: $2,137.93

Accomplishments in the Reining Pen:

In Real Life: Retired Teacher

Favorite Quote:  Don't just show up.  SHOW!!!!


 



 

 


Name: Rebecca Bigelow


Horse: Trashes Kohana Cash (Cash)

Years Showing Reining Horses: 2 years

NRHA LTE: $21.06 & 54.5 youth points

Accomplishments in the Reining Pen:

 

In Real Life: Junior at Bushland High School

Favorite Quote:  Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody!