Cindy Morehead has been an instructor at the University of Findlay since the founding of the Western Equestrian program in 1977. Cindy is the head coach of The University of Findlay’s Western Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (I.H.S.A.) Team, a post which she has held since 2005. During her time as head coach, the Western I.H.S.A. team has achieved four National Championships and one Reserve National Championship and one fourth place finish. Cindy has also coached four different I.H.S.A. National High Point Riders and has sent several competitors to National Reining Horse Association’s Collegiate Competition. She is also responsible for bringing five undefeated seasons to the University of Findlay and the highest number of individual National Champions within the I.H.S.A.
Cindy is an accomplished horse trainer who has produced multiple All American Quarter Horse Congress winners and top ten placers, as well as multiple World Show Qualifiers. She is a long-standing director of the Ohio Quarter Horse Association. Cindy also is a well-respected clinician and judge.
Clark Bradley has been an instructor at the University for 25 years (1977-1985, 1996-present). Clark became an active coach with the University of Findlay’s Western Equestrian Team in 1996. He has helped coached several National Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Western teams for Findlay and a Reserve National Championship team.
In 2001, Clark was awarded the distinction as the American Quarter Horse Association (A.Q.H.A.) Professional Horseman of the Year. He is also an inductee of the National Reining Horse Association (N.R.H.A.) Hall of Fame and the All American Quarter Horse Congress Hall of Fame. Clark has also held prestigious positions such as President of the National Reining Horse Association, President of the Ohio Quarter Horse Association and is currently a National Director for AQHA.
Clark is a two time N.R.H.A. Futurity Champion and has achieved numerous All American Quarter Horse Congress wins in Western Pleasure, Reining, Roping and Cutting. He is an AQHA, NRHA, and NSBA judge, Clark has judged all over the world including Brazil, Australia, Belgium, Germany, England, Switzerland, Alaska, and throughout the United States.
Emily Cramer is from Tiffin, Ohio and is an assistant coach for the IHSA team. She graduated in 2008 from the University of Findlay with a bachelor’s degree, studying Equine Science and Equine Business Management. While at Findlay, Emily had the opportunity to travel to Europe to teach horsemanship clinics with Art O'Brien and three other students. Emily spent her summers working for horse trainers and showing her own horses. Emily also served as a teaching assistant at the western farm from 2009-2011 and graduated this past May with her Master’s in Business Administration.
Emily still competes on the Paint circuit throughout the year, and is also the Ohio Paint Horse Youth Club Adviser and a big sister in Big Brothers Big Sisters.