Cardinal Reining Horses’ primary goal is to help expand reining on a global level.
Located on 200 lush acres in Aubrey, Texas, Cardinal Reining Horses is a top reining horse operation quickly moving to the
forefront of the performance horse industry. Formerly known as Green Valley Ranch, the facility was purchased in the summer
of 2013 by João Marcos. A native of Brazil, João Marcos is fully committed to supporting and developing the sport of Reining
on an international level.
Cardinal Reining Horses features the largest private covered arena in the world, a first class show barn, over 200 stalls
and a state-of-the-art breeding facility. Cardinal Reining Horses is breeding top-level equine athletes thanks to an outstanding
collection of broodmares. Cardinal Reining Horses will stand two accomplished stallions in 2014, CFR Centenario Wimpy and
Star Spangled Whiz.
Cardinal Reining Horses exemplifies the international ties developing throughout the reining industry. Leading trainers
working out of Cardinal Reining Horses include head trainer NRHA Professional Franco Bertolani (BRA), NRHA Professional and
newest Million Dollar Rider Brian Bell (USA), NRHA Professional Stefano Massignan (ITA), NRHA Professional Ann Salmon (USA),
NRHA Professional Ruben Vandorp (NET), and Billy Williams (USA).