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  • Lester Earl Shepler (1929 - 1998)
    Lester E. Shepler, 68, Anderson, went home to be with the Lord April 11, 1998, at his residence. He was born June 15, 1929, in Sullivan County and lived in this area most o his life. He retired from co...
  • Teddy Joe “Big Ted” Deen (1925 - 2019)
    TED'S OBITUARY U.S. Veteran Funeral services for Teddy Joe “Ted” Deen, Sr., of Wills Point, are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2019, at the Russell Memorial United Methodist Church in ...
  • Daniel Davis (1782 - 1849)
    Daniel Davis was a breeder of horses and was assisted in that occupation by his three sons and his daughter. In 1830 Davis and his family left Tennessee with their stock of fine-blooded horses, which b...
  • Thomas Burwell Wilkes (1759 - bef.1846)
    Children of Henrietta and Joseph Wilkes: 6) Thomas Wilkes (d: 1810), m: Sarah "Sally" Gunn He migrated to Davidson Co. Tenn. from Virginia, together with his brother John Wilkes and his wife Betsy S...
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Horse People

This is for Horse Breeders, Trainers, Riders, those who Show, Hunter Jumper, Dressage, Race Horse breeders, Jockeys, Handlers, Grooms, Rodeo Bronco Riders, Ropers, Barrel Racers, Trick Riders, Polo Players, Horse Trainers and Riders, Cowboys, Ranchers, Pleasure Riders, and Just plain Trail riders. All those who have worked with horses and were or are involved with horsemanship.

Horses are a part of our history and have been used for transportation, plowing and working farms, pleasure and companionship. Horse or Equestrian Artists may be added to this project as well.

Please add any trainers, riders, breeders, and those who would apply to the Horse People. This is for all horse people, not just famous.

There are many types of horse breeds and styles of riding thoughts on caring for horses.
Thank you to all who join and add to the project.

Celebrities who owned or bred horses:

Patrick Swayze and his Egyptian Stallion Tammen bred by Tom McNair who passed away in 2006 and was a very prominent breeder of Arabian horses.

More on Patrick Swayze and his love for Egyptian Arabian horses.

Famous Jockeys

List of Famous Jockeys

Famous Equestrians


Women in Rodeo