Kyle grew up in Grand Marais, Minnesota. After graduating high school, he attended Montana State University. Kyle completed the farrier program at MSU in 2002 and then transferred to the University of Minnesota - Crookston.
While at UMC, Kyle studied in the Equine Science program and also worked for Joey Jorgenson. Joey is a multiple World Champion, in multiple breeds as well as multiple disciplines. Kyle not only started young horses, but also had the opportunity to finish several of them. In just a few months, he was already showing some of the horses he trained, and got them qualified for their respective World Shows in reining.
Kyle started Rocking N Training in 2006, which was focused on creating top reined cow horses. Kyle has had alot of success in the reined cow horse world. He has been an NRCHA
Snaffle Bit Futurity Finalist, Top 10 at the NRCHA Circle Y Ranch Derby, Top 5 in the NRCHA World Championships, and Top 10 in the NRCHA National Standings. In addition to those finishes Kyle has won
multiple futurities and derbies on the regional level. Kyle has also trained many non pro riders to multiple championships, including the 2013 AQHA Amateur Working Cow Horse World
Championship with non pro, Ashley Lembke, at the reins.
Kyle served as Vice President on the North Central Reined Cow Horse Association Board of Directors, and in 2009 Kyle received his judging card (currently 2A) for the National Reined Cow Horse Association. He is also a very well respected farrier for show horses and performance horses.
In August 2013, Kyle and his wife Candice relocated to Oklahoma and now live in Purcell. Kyle focuses on constantly improving his farrier skills by working with well-respected farriers and veterinarians, while Candice continues her education in Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Central Oklahoma.
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News from the NRCHA Hackamore Classic in Pueblo, Colorado:
Congratulations to Kelly McGuire and her horse Merada. Kyle and Merada finished 5th with a 146 in the fence work and a 141 in the reining in the AQHA Senior Working Cow Horse and they placed 3rd in the Open Bridle (2).
Ashley and Ruger finished 3rd in the Non Pro Bridle Spectacular. She tied for the high score in the reining and won a total of almost $1,200
At the NRCHA World Show, Ashley and Ruger finished 2nd in the Prelims and 5th in the Non Pro Bridle World Championships! Another great set of runs!
Non Pro, Ashley Lembke, and her horse Sir Rey Of Oak (Ruger) won the 2013 AQHA Amateur Working Cow Horse World Championship!