Sponsored Riders


Darren brings a wealth of equine knowledge, skill and expertise to the table. He has achieved success in multiple provincial, state and regional Reined Cowhorse and Reining championships and multiple AQHA and NRCHA world show qualifications. He is an NRCHA National Champion and NRCHA carded judge as well. Darren owns and operates Bilyea Performance Horses located just north of Mayerthorpe, AB, specializing in training and showing reined cowhorses, cutting and reining horses while offering colt starting, clinics and lessons.

Darren brings a wealth of equine knowledge, skill and expertise to the table. He has achieved success in multiple provincial, state and regional Reined Cowhorse and Reining championships and multiple AQHA and NRCHA world show qualifications. He is an NRCHA National Champion and NRCHA carded judge as well. Darren owns and operates Bilyea Performance Horses located just north of Mayerthorpe, AB, specializing in training and showing reined cowhorses, cutting and reining horses while offering colt starting, clinics and lessons.

Katelyn Ellis

Katelyn has been successful in the rodeo arena in Canada and the U.S. in Team Roping, Breakaway Roping, and Barrels. She has a background in ranching and continues to build a cow herd. Katelyn has had success training performance horses, starting many from colts, using them on the ranch and soon to rope or barrel horse. Katelyn's achievements include: Year-end Champ KCRA and FCA; Rodeo Money Winner: CCA, KCRA, WRA, LRA, NIRA; Canada's Richest Breakaway Reserve Champion. Katelyn uses Iron Horse 100% Hemp Seed Oil to keep her horses feeling and looking great. She has seen noticeable improvement in shine and gut health!

Katelyn Ellis

Katelyn has been successful in the rodeo arena in Canada and the U.S. in Team Roping, Breakaway Roping, and Barrels. She has a background in ranching and continues to build a cow herd. Katelyn has had success training performance horses, starting many from colts, using them on the ranch and soon to rope or barrel horse. Katelyn's achievements include: Year-end Champ KCRA and FCA; Rodeo Money Winner: CCA, KCRA, WRA, LRA, NIRA; Canada's Richest Breakaway Reserve Champion. Katelyn uses Iron Horse 100% Hemp Seed Oil to keep her horses feeling and looking great. She has seen noticeable improvement in shine and gut health!

Melissa Glowinski

Sawatzky Equine

Melissa Glowinski is a colt starter and a world class Extreme Cowboy Racing competitor from Busby, Alberta. She is the queen of the odd and unusual equine athletes and has successfully competed with ponies, thoroughbreds, and most recently, her rock star mule, Jessica Rabit! Melissa has secured multiple regional and provincial championiships and is a three-time competitor at the EXCA World Finals held in Texas each fall. She is a passionate coach and clinician in obstacle-based sports, and brings the benefits of obstacle work into other disciplines. She values integrity, compassion, and celebration in her horsemanship and is excited to share that with the Iron Horse team! To find more information on her training and coaching services, check out the Sawatzky Equine Services FB & Instagram pages: @sawatzky.equine or website: sawatzkyequine.com

Melissa Glowinski

Sawatzky Equine

Melissa Glowinski is a colt starter and a world class Extreme Cowboy Racing competitor from Busby, Alberta. She is the queen of the odd and unusual equine athletes and has successfully competed with ponies, thoroughbreds, and most recently, her rock star mule, Jessica Rabit! Melissa has secured multiple regional and provincial championiships and is a three-time competitor at the EXCA World Finals held in Texas each fall. She is a passionate coach and clinician in obstacle-based sports, and brings the benefits of obstacle work into other disciplines. She values integrity, compassion, and celebration in her horsemanship and is excited to share that with the Iron Horse team! To find more information on her training and coaching services, check out the Sawatzky Equine Services FB & Instagram pages: @sawatzky.equine or website: sawatzkyequine.com