Samantha has been around horses since she was a very young girl. Her grandfather trained and raced thoroughbreds and that is where she found her love for horses .
Samantha studied horse training and management at Lamar community college in 2010 - she’s been training on her own ever since then . Riding under some of the best trainers in the industry Samantha always had a love for reining horses . Since Samantha and LJ have been together she has found a new love for cow horses . She has been competing and training in this discipline since 2016 . Samantha is always expanding her knowledge and keeps learning new things from other trainers . She always says “ if you think you know it all in the horse business , you might as well quit. “ you’ll never know it all , so you always have to stay open minded and continue growing and expanding your knowledge .
James Crossey Jr. Also known as LJ , has always had a love for cow horses , growing up and watching his dad compete , and then competing him self starting at a very young age . He competed in gymkhanas mounted shooting team roping ranch sorting and team penning just to name a few . He has grown up around and worked with some of the best cow horse trainers in the industry in Colorado and Texas .
Together Samantha and LJ own and operate rugged cross performance horses , where they train and specialize in cow-horses . Teaching lessons , starting colts , and showing . They love what they do and love sharing what they do with clients , friends and really enjoy passing it on to the next generation one cow at a time.
We would like to thank our team for all they do . We couldn't Run this operation without them.
Our facility consists of 50 inside 12x12 stalls, large indoor arena. L.E.D lighting , Mechanical cow, live cattle and heated wash bay and tack room. Stalls are cleaned daily , Pine shavings and Daily turn out.
We have all the necessites to accomadate your horse with the up most care while in our training program.
For a tour of our facility call us at 719-371-7588