Equine Comeback Challenge
A Home for Every Horse introduces the Equine Comeback Challenge; a program designed to help provide rescue horses with a solid start in training and subsequently the opportunity for these horses in need to receive a new job and a chance at a forever home. The Equine Comeback Challenge gives rescue horses an opportunity to attend full time training with trainers from all over the country showcasing the ability of rescue horses.
The Equine Comeback Challenge features horse and trainer pairs to compete in a 90 day transformation process that is sure to provide excitement and also tug at the heart strings of people all over the world as these horses show their true ability as an equine partner.
The 2018 Rocky Mountain Equine Comeback Challenge is brought to you by A Home for Every Horse and the Colorado Unwanted Horse Alliance. The partnership comes after a joint aspiration to help improve the lives of rescue horses and bring attention to their talents and abilities.
The Rocky Mountain Horse Expo will be the home to the next
Equine Comeback Challenge, March 8-11, 2018.
Trevor Allen is a native of Colorado. He started to pursue his talent for horse training at an early age. Trevor was born and raised around horses and as a teenager started to develop the necessary skills to understand and communicate with the animals he loved. Trevor has been ...read more
Jayce has been around horses since she was born and training horses for as long as she can remember! Growing up her mother was a trainer and colt starter and owned numerous horses. She remembers spending much of her time loving on the new foals once they were born. Jayce started ...read more
Tiffany Angus grew up on a ranch in Nevada where she learned to ride at a very young age. Her step dad inspired her interest in training horses and helped her develop her horsemanship skills. Since then, she has always trained her own horses for roping and running barrels. Now, ...read more
Levi is 31 years old and grew up in Cedar Fort, Utah and has deep roots there. He now lives in Mona, Utah. Levi works at National Vinyl Products as their production manager and trains horses on the side. He has ridden horses his whole life and learned how to rope off a horse at ...read more
Cori Hoody grew up in Southern California, in the mountains of San Diego County. She first rode a horse when she was five years old as a birthday-surprise lesson. She discovered her passion, and has been riding ever since. She trained her first horse when she was 14 and bought ...read more
Lauren Duncan has been riding horses since she was 13 years old and started her horse career with natural horsemanship. She has worked with many disciplines including barrel racing, western pleasure, hunt seat equitation, horse racing and has even traveled with a circus. After ...read more
Zen Greenlee lives in Olathe, CO, and has been riding and training horses for more of his life. But it has only been within the last ten years that he realized it was the horses that were teaching him. Every horse has their own individual story, way of life, and attitude. Zen ...read more
Born and raised in Colorado, Taryn Hillman graduated from CSU with a degree in Equine Science and Agricultural Business. She has had a passion for horses from a young age and has been actively involved in therapeutic riding for several years. Taryn became a PATH Certified ...read more
Tara Bartolome was born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii. And as far back as she can remember she has always been horse crazy for the difficult horse. Feeling like she needed to help them; Tara got her first horse, an Arabian cross when she was four years old. Every ...read more
Spencer Bruce grew up south east of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Spencer spent summers as a kid working on his granddads ranch along with his mom and dad. After high school Spencer enlisted in the Air Force and was in for a few years. After that he returned home and began working ...read more
Samantha Wilson grew up showing and training horses on the beautiful island of Maui, Hawaii. She moved to Colorado in 2009 and started training mustangs in 2015 where she competed in her first Extreme Mustang Makeover. She won the overall Champion which then got her hooked on ...read more
Mike Brashear developed a passion for horses at a very young age. He sought out every piece of education and experience possible to allow him to make working with horses his livelihood. In his quest for knowledge, he was afforded the honor of riding with some of the horse ...read more
Jessica graduated from CSU in 2003 with a degree in Equine Science and started teaching riding lessons. She’s always had a passion for working with “project horses” and competed in her First Mustang Makeover competition in 2010. Since then, she’s competed in 15 mustang makeovers ...read more
Christa Dunlap was born and raised in a rural Colorado town east of Colorado Springs. It was in the wide open spaces of the eastern plains that her love for horses flourished. Having grown up on the back of a horse it is where she is most comfortable and has the most jubilance. ...read more
Calista was born and raised in Black Forest, Colorado, her family had a small farm where they raised livestock to feed their family. She was involved in the care of the animals since before she can remember. Calista doesn’t know the first time she sat on a horse but she can’t ...read more
Bryson is a United States Army Veteran who started working towards his Equine Degrees after being honorably discharged. Bryson's pre-college horse experiences centered around 4H, Rodeo, Ranch Work and Colt starting. After graduating with his degree in Equine Management, he ...read more
Born and raised a Colorado native Brittnee Woodward has been starting horses for the past 12 years. Born September 1985 Brittnee grew up in Elizabeth, Colorado. Her first job was working for a neighbor’s ranch in Elizabeth mucking stalls and learning as much as she could about ...read more
Brittany, better known as B, has studied, worked, and observed many trainers, breeders, judges, and athletes to create a well-rounded approach to her program. Through focusing on consistency, trust, and respect, a solid foundation can be established through ground work as well ...read more
Brent Winston Horseman, clinician, and cowboy poet Brent Winston has dedicated the better part of his life to the horse. His life dream and passion is helping people help their horses. In pursuit of this dream, Brent studied as an apprentice to such great horseman as Johnny ...read more
Growing up in the city of Denver never stopped Ben from fulfilling his dream of working with horses. Ben first began riding in the Westernaires at age 15 and through the rest of his high school career continued to learn how horse’s think. After graduating high school Ben went to ...read more
Alecz Adams has been working professionally with horses for over 30 years. On the West Coast, she was a successful competition and professional rider in English equitation, jumping and dressage, Western pleasure, reining, trail, and many gymkhana events. During those years, she ...read more
I adopted 5 year old Remeny from the Comeback Challenge in Denver. Her name has since been changed to Remy because it is easier to call her to come home when she is out in the field. When I went to the event I had no plans to adopt a horse but the minute I saw her I wanted her. ...read more