Professional Trainers Directory

Reining Professionals is an industry body establishing and governing standards for professional reining trainers in Australia. Members agree to uphold ethical treatment of horses in their training programmes and undertake continued education in the form of clinics, seminars and overseas studies to improve their service to their clients and develop the reining horse industry in general.


A Reining Professional’s primary responsibility is to provide the highest quality service to their clients. They are to operate in a professional manner and at all times act with the highest degree of integrity. The list of Professionals below hold full financial membership and agree to be bound by the rules of the Reining Professionals 'Code of Ethics’.




Leanne Bartlett
Canungra Qld

Ph: 0412 505 253

Backhouse Training Stables

Kandanga QLD

0408 843 259

Chris Gould 

Crows Nest, QLD

Ph: 0402 581 423


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Jason Russell

39182 Burnett Hwy, Thangool QLD 4716

Ph: 0488 415 642

Kate Elliot

Ph: 0418 334 582

David Norbury
Kinglake West VIC

Ph: 0408 310 160


Mick Taylor

Tatura Vic

Ph: 0419 534 315


Ed Smith
Calliope Qld

Ph: 0404 465 280


Katherine Kelderman

Glenburn, VIC

Ph: 0417332561

Ben Ryan

Laceys Creek Road

Dayboro,  QLD 4521

Ph: 0488 502 478


John  & Angie Wicks
Canungra Qld

Ph: 07 5543 0281


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Helen Balu-Siggs

Buccan, QLD

Ph: 0456 404 180


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Scott Burnett

Gympie QLD

Ph: 0427 020 773

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Matt Charles
Sydney NSW

Ph: 0403 675 554