Jennilee Thompson has a life long passion and commitment to horses. Raised in a South Dakota ranching family, Jennilee has been dedicated to her horses from a very young age. With her parents to guide and support her along the way she qualified for the South Dakota High School Rodeo Association state finals 4 consecutive years in Barrels, Poles, Goat tying and Break away roping. With the guidance of Merlon Fairbanks (cutting horse trainer) Jennilee earned a State Championship in the cutting in 2003 and qualified to the National High School Rodeo Association finals 2 seasons. Jennilee goat tied, breakaway roped and ran barrels. Qualified to the College National Rodeo Finals in the breakaway roping in 2004. She has worked to build a training program based on knowledge gained from many great trainers in a variety of disciplines. She believes that a solid foundation is the basis to making each horse successful in any arena event.