Trainer Spotlight: Kelsey Ward

Where are you from?  Centralia

Best way to contact you?  Text message: (573) 864-8268

Training specialty?  Ranch Riding, showmanship, equitation, horsemanship, (all-around events). 

Are you accepting new customers right now?  Yes

How long have you been showing horses?  My whole life.

How long have you been training horses?  This year, I partnered in the barn with my mother, Sharon Ward who has been training for about 30 years.

How long have you been in Missouri?  My whole life.

What is your favorite horse show?  Any!

What is your favorite event to show in?  Ranch Riding

What is your favorite class to watch?  Reining

Who is your all-time favorite horse and why?  Wimpy's Little Step because when I was little I wanted a palomino reiner just like him.

If you are not at a horse show, what would we find you doing?  Working in the barn or hanging out with my dogs.

If you were not a horse trainer...what would you be?  Animal nutritionist or wildlife photographer.

What is your favorite food?

What is your favorite restaurant?
Texas Roadhouse

What is your favorite fun class at a horse show?  Egg and Spoon

What is your favorite movie?  Mr. & Mrs. Smith 

What is your dream vacation?  Bora Bora 

What is something most people don't know about you?  I enjoy going on runs. 

If there is anything else you would like to share, please tell us!  I am also pursuing my career in Equine Massage Therapy!