*** OUTSTANDING Cactus Classic Show ***

We had an OUTSTANDING CACTUS CLASSIC!!! Many thanks to all of my clients and sponsors!!!

Karen Mills/ Miss N My Chic NP Derby L1-3 Top 10

Mark Blake/ Plum Gotta Gun NP, PT, MNP Champions and MNP Circuit Champion

Kate Buchanan/ Vintage Neptune NP Maturity L1-3 Champions

Caroline Buchanan/ Spark Me Again Youth 13-under Champion and Res Circuit Champion

George Ranzau/ Rawhides Whiz Kid MNP Champion

Matt/ Gotta Trigger Man owned by Marybeth Ruckman Open Derby L4 Top 5, Champion L3

cactusMatt/ Wimps Cool Breeze owned by Janice Dickson Open Derby L4 Top 10 and Reserve Champ L3


Great Finish to the End of the Year !!

Shooting For Chics and I finished in a tie for 14th in the L4 Open Futurity Finals for owners Shane And Kalicia Junghanns Walters. Also excited to congratulate Tim Ruckman and MaryBeth Thompson Ruckman on their purchase of him!! I look forward to Big things with this Little horse!! Also congrats to Criminal Intentions owned by Mark and Janice Dickson on making the L4 Semi-Finals, and a Big thank you to Lynn and Vincent Maffucci for allowing me to show their stallion Wee Willy Whiz. Congratulations also to Mark Blake and his great show horse Plum Gotta Gun for placing 7th in the Limited Non Pro Affiliate Finals!


I am pleased to announce a corporate sponsorship alliance with Bank Financial Services (BFS) Group!

BFS group is a nationally recognized leader in the Executive Benefits and Bank Owned Life Insurance industry, with a unique focus on helping local and regional banks and a rich tradition of giving back to the communities in which they operate.

BFS Group’s core values of hard work and integrity, as well as their passionate commitment to charitable endeavors throughout the country align perfectly with my personal mission.

Through my strategic partnership with BFS Group, I look forward to many opportunities to expand the outreach of Team Matt Mills and spread the joy of our sport to young riders across the nation!


12033101_1050855574934032_2622727845305793054_nThe High Roller Reining Classic was as exciting as ever!!!! Freckles Got Ashiner successfully came out of retirement to take the Reserve title in the USEF National Championship with a score of 226 for owners Lynn and Vincent Maffucci!!! Mark Blake and his horse Plum Gotta Gun dominated the Non Pro divisions! Taking Circuit Champion honors in everything they entered, Non Pro, Int Non Pro, and Prime Time. 5 more buckles AND a saddle!!!! Kate Buchanan was 1st AND 2nd both days in the 13-under on her ponies Lucky Cee Blair and Vintage Neptune!!! Great job guys!!!!

Reining By The Bay 2015

All 3 derby horses in the Top 10!!! Hitman scores an impressive 225 and Stoney was right behind him with a 222.5.
You’ve seen these horses on the training videos — now you can watch Matt execute in the show pen. Fast circles … You bet!!! Fimageuturity horses successfully test driven for the first time.

Team Matt Mills was in “celebration mode”