Karen's Quarter Horse and Buckskin Ranch
"A Breath Of Heaven"
Karen & Dave
Karen has attended UW-River Falls, and Lakeshore
Technical College, and has a degree in Equine Management, in addition to
having a Bachelor's degree in Business. She is a Certified Equine
Specialist, and holds seven judging cards, including the American
Buckskin Registry Association judging card. She attends judging
seminars on a yearly basis in such states as: Indiana, Michigan,
Illinois, Wisconsin and Oklahoma. Karen has attended the "Color
Breeds Seminar in Oklahoma City, OK on several occasions. She has been
involved in the Quarter Horse Industry for over 35 years. She has also
worked for a feed company for three years in the equine nutrition
department and also set up a tack store at the feed mill. She is well
versed in many areas.
She has shown horses to such titles as: World
Champions, Honor Rolls,
Register of Merits, and ABRA Champions. She currently exhibits offspring
from her ABRA Champion Stallion, One Impressive Beau in the ABRA
sanctioned Buckskin show circuit. She competes in Western
Pleasure, Halter, Showmanship, English Pleasure, Hunter Hack, Trail,
Western Riding, Reining, Working Ranch Horse, and Speed Classes. She
believes in all around horses and breeds for horses that can go in many
Karen's husband Dave is a crop farmer. Dave and his brother grow everything from corn, wheat, straw, hay, beans, vegetables and oats. They also raise beef cows. In addition Dave builds pole buildings for his brother, owner of Huber buildings. And yes, Huber buildings built the barns!
Karen and Dave have three children. Dave's daughter Emily (Karen's Stepdaughter) is a teenager, John is 3years old, and Mark is18 months.
Karen at the 2004 Color Breed Council