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Ryan Cole


Raised in the northern Kansas town of Downs on his family’s farm. Ryan began at an early age to be involved with all parts of his dad Craig Cole’s operation. Returning home after college to join the family business Ryan began a twenty-three years and counting partnership with his parents raising, training, and showing American quarter horses. Along with his wife LaRhea Ryan is proud to raise his son Sage on the family farm. While Cole Training Stables today focuses on Ranch Versatility, Cowhorse, and rope horses they continue to train and coach nonpros and youth in a variety of events including English, halter, western pleasure, and western all around. “We’ve always had a very diversified clientele so the rise in popularity of the Ranch Riding and Ranch Horse Versatility fit us to a Tee.” Horses and Riders trained and coached by Ryan and Craig have consistently placed in the top five at the AQHA VRH World show, and have made multiple finals appearances and top fives at the AQHA and AQHYA world championships shows. Ryan is a, many time Kansas Quarter Horse Association high point winner, multiple top ten finisher at the AQHA world show, AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge Reserve World Champion LTD Open Working Ranch Horse, and has won money in The NRCHA, team roping, and various open ranch horse contests and associations. From their facility in Downs Cole Training offers training, showing, sales, Lessons, and stands their stallion Farra Rey Time to the public. When not training and showing Ryan is active in his community serving as a 4h leader, elder in his church, and attending his sons activities.

Opportunities Abound in AQHA & KQHA for Youth and All

Thursday, 10:30am to 11:15am on 4H Stage

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