An effective riding instructor/horse trainer
specializing in problem horses
Extensive experience and success working with youth
Professional Equestrian Experience
A Champion Instructor, Trainer and Rider in many breeds of horses riding and showing in different disciplines.
Equestrian Experience for
30 years of professional showing and training
CURRENTLY... helping horses and clients in the
North East Oklahoma Region
Available to travel to surrounding states for clinics
Lora Hinkel - All Equine
(918) 396 - 1204
Watch for my
Students with their
Horses, Donkeys and Mules
* Local references upon request *
Past and current accomplishments below...
Pinto Horse World Show Champions
Shown in Donkey Halter Classes...
Jardot's Jewels Illustration
Jardot's Jewels Cantina Rose
Jardot's Jewels El Patrone
Jardot's Jewels Cover Girl
Elliots Cosmic Cowboy
Instructor of winning rider and horse entered in...
2015 Western Dressage World Championship Show
Winning riders on Horses, Mules and Donkies
in varrious Breed, State and Local Shows
Instructor to the... Winner of the
First Annual $1,000.00 Oklahoma Western Dressage Futurity
For 3yr. & 4yr. old horses never to have been shown.
2006 – 2007
Self Employed - Lora's Mobile Equine Services
Riding Instructor/Horse Trainer
Responsible for developing riding programs and horsemanship camps for children and adults.
Teaching private riding lessons for children from age 4 to adults in all disciplines.
Programs taught specializing in progressive learning of equine sciences, horse psychology and safety.
2002 - 2006
Equine Assisted Psychotherapy Professional
Elkhorn Springs Arena and Stables
Manager of a 60 acre horse ranch which offers boarding, training and lessons at all levels.
Riding instruction offered to children and adults from ages 4yrs. old on up.
Monthly clinics, educational courses and field excursions offered.
Horsemanship course designer and teacher for the local chapter of The Girl Scouts of America
Stable and farm maintenance
E.A.G.A.L.A (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association Certification)
California State Horsemen’s Assoc. Year End High Point
California State Champion in Western Equitation
and Pleasure – Leadline.
California State Horsemen’s Assoc. Year End Hight Point and State Champion in Western and English.
A total of 27 Championships as well as seven silver buckle series awards won.
Reserve Champion at the Cow Palace Grand Nationals in Hunter Under Saddle.
4-H Horse Project Leader
Twelve students in project and all went to receive their medals by passing the horse mastership examinations.
Trained and showed Khemo Braheim H
Won Grand Champion in the Yearling Colt Spanish Arabian Futurity in Reno, Nevada.
1995 – 1996
Bred, trained and showed Lairds Kiss, a four year old filly.
Earned 6th in the Nation for the Appaloosa Games Division.
Won the California State Barrel Horse Championship.
California State Gymkhana Assoc. Championships and High Point Awards.
National points in Suitability for Dressage.
1990 – 1994
Instructed several winning students in Western and English disciplines.
High Point Championships in 4-H.
California State Horsemen’s Assoc. Champion Rider/Horse Combination
Horsemanship Course Designer and Instructor
For the "Horsemanship Classes" offered by the Tracy City Parks and Recreational Department in California.
Trained and showed Zee Blue, three year old stallion.
Won the Cal Western High Point year end award for Suitability for Dressage.
Earned R.O.M. and qualified for the Appaloosa World
Elkhorn Springs Arena and Stables - Fayetteville, AR (30 horses) 60 acres
Sycamore Grove Stables - Livermore, CA (60 horses) 10 acres
O’Harra Ranch - Tracy, CA (25 horses) 20 acres
1987 – 1989
Trained and showed Jeannie Marie, won numerous awards in Morgan and Open Dressage.
Received 4th overall in Dressage at the Morgan World Show in Oklahoma City, OK.
Breeder, trainer and handler of Sailor’s Lark, weanling filly.
Placed 7th of over 40 in the Weanling Filly Futurity at the Cow Place in San Francisco, CA.
Showed and trained Golden Chance, weanling colt, placed 7th in class of over 40 entries in the Weanling Colt Futurity at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, CA.
1984 – 1985
California State Year End High Point Overall Champion English Horse and Rider Combination, Jennifer Niegal and High and Dry.
1976 – 1989
Bred/Trained/Showed Quarter Horse
Sailor’s Star Lark, Year End High Point Champion Quarter Horse Stallion.
California State Horsemen’s Assoc. English Horse winner of numerous High Point Programs on the Open Horse Show Circuit.
1980 – 1984
Arabian Endurance horses, Rush Creek Howdy, Rush Creek Heidi and Casey.
Top Ten in many twenty-five and fifty mile endurance races in California.
Entrant of the 100 mile endurance race "The Tevis Cup" with Arabian "Casey".
1972 – 1989
California State Horse Racing Licenses Held
Various Other Experiences
Veterinary Assistant – over 10 years
Stallion Manager – over 10 years
Sales Agent/Appraiser – over 10 years
Horse Show Manager/Events Director – over 15 years
Equine Estate/Facility Developer – 15 years
Equine Consultant, Clinic Facilitator, Course Designer – 10 years
E.A.G.A.L.A Certified - 2 yrs. (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Assoc.) Not Current
* Local references upon request *