The exhilarating moment that Road to the Horse fans have eagerly anticipated is finally here: the unveiling of the next Road to the Horse 2022 championship competitor. Road to the Horse is renowned for its profound legacy and tradition of showcasing the most superior colt starters who exude the highest principles of horsemanship; so, it is only natural that Brandi Lyons, who has enriched her family’s legacy of legendary horsemanship, is selected as a competitor for Road to the Horse 2022 held March 24-27, 2022, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.
Brandi continues to share the invaluable horsemanship philosophy that her father, John Lyons, who is known as “America’s Most Trusted Horse Trainer,” pioneered decades ago.
“We’re excited to welcome Brandi Lyons into the Road to the Horse competitor lineup. The Lyons family has been a trusted name in the horse industry for many years” states Morris Equine Group President, Tina Battock. “Brandi Lyons not only represents generations of the finest horsemanship, but she embodies the strength, grit, and tenacity of the cowgirl.”
Over the past 24 years, Brandi has earned widespread admiration and respect as a trainer, teacher and clinician while demonstrating how success with horses comes naturally when you are willing to think outside of the box, work hard, be honest and have fun. The Lyons’ conditioned response training methods involve teaching others how to work with their horses using gentle training methods to earn the horse’s respect while creating a safe and willing partner.
Akin to teaching a child to read, one letter at a time, Brandi teaches horses how they can move each body part in each direction at each speed, allowing for an easier transition into putting two or more body parts together and evolving into maneuvers such as spinning or flying lead changes. She emphasizes the importance of taking one’s time to ensure the horse has a solid foundation.
Through her clinics or virtual programs in the United States and Canada, Brandi works to instill confidence within riders, showing them that there are no limits to what they can achieve with their horses. Brandi and her husband, J.D., have raised five beautiful daughters, and they enjoy spending their time with their bulldogs and horses.
Road to the Horse 2022 takes place at the Kentucky Horse Park on March 24-27, 2022. Tickets are available online at www.RoadtotheHorse.com or by calling 800-514-3849. Learn more about Road to the Horse at www.RoadtotheHorse.com. Follow Road to the Horse on Facebook for the latest information and stayed tune to find out who will be revealed as the next Road to the Horse 2022 competitor.
About Road to the Horse
Founded in 2003, Road to the Horse strives to inspire people to reach a higher level of horsemanship and develop unity with a horse based on trust and not fear. We believe that through education and entertainment, we can change people’s ideas and create a better world for the horse. The purpose of Road to the Horse is to identify the superior colt starter who accumulates the highest score throughout the competition. Judging focuses on the competitor and the effectiveness of their horsemanship methodology to communicate, educate and build a partnership with their colt based on trust. Fans witness the entire journey, from colt selection to the final obstacle challenge. Purchase tickets and see the event schedule at www.RoadtotheHorse.com.
About Morris Equine Group
Morris Equine Group consists of some of the industry’s most recognized brands, including Western Horseman, Quarter Horse News and Barrel Horse News. The group also includes business-to-business publication Western Lifestyle Retailer and Equi-Stat, a statistical service offering detailed information and earnings for the performance horse industry. Morris Equine Group is also home to the National Barrel Horse Association, the West Coast Barrel Racing Association and the world championship of colt starting, Road to the Horse.
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