Fernando Salgado
Gainesville, TX
LTE - $782,576

Top 10 Wins:
  • 2022 NRBC Level 4 Open 4th: Gunnabeabrightstar, $32,500
  • 2022 NRBC Level 3 Open Champion: Gunnabeabrightstar, $24,921
  • 2016 NRHA Derby Level 3 Open Champion: Electric Cha Ching, $21,046
  • 2016 NRHA Futurity Level 4 Open 12th: Loveya, $19,292
  • 2018 SWRHA Futurity Level 4 Open Champion: Stars And Sparks, $17,112
  • 2020 NRHA Futurity Level 4 Open 14th: Vinny Gun, $14,386
  • 2019 NRHA Futurity Level 4 Open 17th: Gunnabeabrightstar, $13,628
  • 2016 NRHA Futurity Level 2 Open Reserve Champion: Loveya, $13,237
  • 2022 6666 NRHA Derby presented by Markel Level 3 Open 3rd: Electric Enterprise, $12,780
  • 2016 SWRHA Futurity Level 4 Open Champion: Loveya, $12,671
Notes: Brazilian-born Fernando Salgado was raised in a performance horse family, with both of his older brothers training professionally. He had already proven himself as a successful trainer and showman in Brazil, with several prestigious wins while working for his brother Eduardo prior to coming to the US.

Fernando began his US career in 2010 when he became the first assistant trainer at the newly established Xtra Quarter Horses, home of Wimpys Little Step. Under the guidance of Thiago Boechat, he was mounted on some of the finest Reining horses in the industry, including Shiners Voodoo Dr. This talented trainer also rode under the renowned Andrea Fappani to further his training knowledge.

Along with his wife Sabrina, the NRHA Professional has his own training business at Fernando Salgado Reining Horses.

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