BJ Avila Performance Horses
BJ is the third generation of Avilas to work with horses professionally. His grandfather, Don Avila, has bred, trained and shown Quarter Horses most of his life. His Father, Bob Avila has achieved a brand-name level of success in the horse industry. As a young man, BJ studied under many great horsemen, including CJ Yates and has since proven himself as an instinctual and talented horse trainer.
BJ Avila Performance Horses offers Training, sales, Colt starting and lessons. Specializing in training of cow horses, reining horses, rope horses and non pros are always welcome. BJ can be reached at (580) 224-1242.
Dressage and Show Jumping
Next Level Eventing
Tamra Smith is an accomplished equestrian, and ICP level 4 Certified Instructor with over 25 years of industry experience. Specializing in Dressage, Show Jumping and 3-Day Eventing, throughout her career, Tamra offers a well-rounded skill set with proven results.
In addition to having ridden Dressage at the Grand Prix level, and earning multiple Show Jumping accolades, Tamra has made a name for herself in the eventing spotlight. With career highlights that include being named to the United States Developing Rider List (a proven training ground of the United States Olympic Team) multiple times, competing at the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** event, and developing the 2x West Coast Young Event Horse Champion, Tamra takes great pride in each horse she works with. Additionally, Tamra was listed for the Pan American Games team in 2011, and awarded a US Olympic Grant to compete at the Boekelo CCI3* abroad, where she was a member of the Nations Cup team. She was also a member of the Nations Cup winning team, at the Bromont CCI3* that same year.
Tamara writes her own Blog which can be found here.