It’s that time again for the Western States Horse Expo at the Cal Expo in Sacramento. Â They’ll be multiple competitions, demonstrations, workshops, and shopping vendors to entertain even the mildest of horse fans. Â For more information and to view the whole schedule, please visit: www.horseexpo.com. Â There is currently a discount on the weekend pass and tickets to the Magnificent 7 Competition at Living Social. Â The discount expiration is unknown.
Below is a press release that Vita Flex just put out about this year’s headlining trainer Bob Avila. Â The release reads:
Vita Flex, a leading supplier of advanced performance products for horses, is proud to announce that Victory Team member Bob Avila will be one of the main presenting clinicians at this yearâ€™s Western States Horse Expo, heldÂ June 13-15, at Cal Expo Fairgrounds in Sacramento, California.
Over the years such notable presenters have included Bob Avila, Chris Cox, John Lyons, Clinton Anderson, Richard Winters, Pat Parelli, Ken McNabb, Craig Cameron, Jonathan Field, and more. Visitors benefit from a wide variety of great horse training knowledge. It’s like being able to attend a dozen horsemanship clinics all in one day. Besides learning horse training tips, guests can shop for horse trailers, horse art, horses products, and all types of horse supplies.
Bob Avila has called the American Quarter Horse his obsession for over 35 years. With over 37 World Champion or Reserve World Champion titles in events ranging from performance to halter, Bob is renowned as being a trainerâ€™s trainer. Also known as the Million Dollar Rider, heâ€™s the first recipient of the AQHA Professional Horseman to capture the prestigious title of Worldâ€™s Greatest Horseman twice. Heâ€™s won in excess of $1.7 million, including both the $100,000 NRCHA Futurity and the $100,000 NRHA Futurity, a feat only accomplished by one other individual. Bobâ€™s also in the very elite company of only one other horseman whoâ€™s won the NRCHA Futurity more than twice.
Currently, Bob resides in Temecula, CA, with his wife Dana, where he oversees Avila Training Stables. He has several young apprentices working, learning and studying with him. Bob should be proud of his accomplishments, but those around him know that he seldom takes much time to enjoy the spotlight; heâ€™s too busy looking and working towardsÂ tomorrow.
Competitors at all levels strive to keep their horses in top competitive form. Vita FlexÂ® products are researched and tested by equine nutritionists and veterinarians, and have been relied upon for more than two decades by owners, trainers and top riders. Members of the Vita Flex Victory Team also rely on Vita FlexÂ® products and are proud to represent the company.
Vita FlexÂ® products are researched and tested by equine nutritionists and veterinarians, and have been relied upon for more than two decades by owners, trainers and top riders. Members of the Vita Flex Victory Team also rely on Vita FlexÂ® products and are proud to represent the company.
The Vita Flex Victory Team is comprised of many world-class riders from all disciplines, including reiners Bob Avila and Al Dunning, dressage riders Adrienne Lyle, Caroline Roffman, and Lisa Wilcox, jumper riders Lauren Hough, Todd Minikus and Patty Stovel, and eventer Jan Byyny. Members of the Vita Flex Victory Team rely on Vita FlexÂ® products and are proud to represent the company. Vita Flex Nutrition offers animal health supplements, antioxidants, electrolytes, joint supplements, performance products, topicals and vitamins and minerals. Vita FlexÂ® products are researched and tested by equine nutritionists and veterinarians and have been relied upon for more than two decades by owners, trainers and top riders.