Kelly Keenan showed with the Boyle Ranch as a Youth, worked as a groom/ barn assistant on weekends and school breaks and also learned to start colts, all under the guidance of then-Assistant Trainer, Kim Yancey.
In December 2014, she joined the team and started learning the training program and moving up through the ranks as Intern, Apprentice and graduating to the position of Assistant Trainer by 2016.
With limited showing in the past two years, noteworthy accomplishments include:
– 2016 Star Spangled Slide Open Derby Level 1 Reserve Champion
– 2016 Northwest Regional Affiliate Finals Champion – Rookie Professional
– 2016 Northwest Regional Affiliate Finals Champion – Limited Open
– Top Ten North American Affiliate Finals – Rookie Professional
– 2017 Rein For The Roses Open Derby Level 1 Reserve Champion
With experience and results in coaching non-pros, as well as starting, training, showing and selling horses at Boyle Ranch, Kelly aims to continue advancing, learning and helping horses and riders reach their full potential.
She enjoys meeting new horses and riders and welcomes anyone of any riding level to come receive coaching – give reining a try!