For over 20 years, Gabe has been training and showing top quality horses while coaching Youth and Non-Pro riders. Gabe is involved in numerous aspects of the reining horse industry and is a licensed NRHA judge.
Before starting GLG Performance Horses, Gabe worked for top reining trainer Steve Schwartzenberger for five years where he had the opportunity to train and show some of their top reining horses.
During his years of experience training and showing horses Gabe has trained, shown and competed in various horse competitions including NRHA, ApRHA, USTRC, NCHA, as well as several rodeo associations. His experience extends to all breeds and includes multiple training disciples including AQHA, APHA, ApHC, Arabian, and Morgan horses for reining, cutting, roping and barrel racing.
Gabe shares his passion for horses with wife Shannon and kids; Garrett, Gunnar, Grace and Grady.
Gabe and his family welcome you to the facility and would be glad to show you around!
Gabe has over 20 years of experience training and showing horses. He has trained, shown and competed in various horse competitions including NRHA, AQHA, ApRHA, as well as several rodeo associations. His experience extends to all breeds and multiple training disciples, including Morgan, Appaloosa, Arabian and Quarter Horses for reining, cutting, roping and barrel racing.
Gabe graduated college with a teaching degree in Physical Education and Health, K-12 from Wayne State College and balancing his school teaching experience and love of horses is what makes his coaching program such a success. Whether you are a Youth, Non Pro or accomplished rider, Gabe has the experience and knowledge in his program to fit you and your horse. Contact him today to schedule your personal consultation or riding lesson.
Gabe is available for reining clinics; he also has several clinics planned throughout the year. Be sure to check the schedule for upcoming dates.
Gabe is a licensed NRHA judge. Contact us to have your video runs reviewed or learn ways to avoid common penalties in the show pen. Gabe is also available for seminars, clinics, or to judge your event.