Trainers & the Folks that help 4 P's So Successful!
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Mickey Gee - Mickey is the 4Ps Ranch manager is responsible for the daily operations as well as the breeding program. His phone number is 940-704-7012. If you have any questions just give him a call. He will be happy to help!


Jeff Peck
- Jeff has been with 4Ps Ranch for a little over a year now and his experience with young horses has elevated our training program to a whole new level. He starts all our colts and does daily ranch work on all our horses.  Jeff is very good at keeping our horses correct and helping to fit the right horse to the right person. He is an asset to our operation!

 

Tracy RoyTraci Roy of Wichita Falls, Traci has been with us for about 3 years and is involved with riding, training, and showing for 4Ps Ranch. She has been giving private riding lessons over the past 10 years and has experience in western pleasure, showmanship and trail. She is very enthusiastic about the Missouri Fox Trotting horse breed and loves to help find the right horse for the right person!

Ranch Manager Cody BatesCody Bates Cody is involved part time at 4Ps Ranch and helps with desensitizing our young horses and also halterbreaking them. We can also always count on him to help out anytime we need him!

 

Stephen and Carol AtkissonSteve and Carol Atkisson of Grovesprings, MO.  Steve Trains trail horses for 4P's and for a time stood our Stallion Boss' Midnight Cash and took him in the show ring to the Peak of the Model Horse World titles with a breaking of a 51 year record.  With  3 times and to the World Grand Championships 4 times to the Grand Championships.  Steve has also taken our a 3 year to World Grand Championship in Versatility Arena and several of our horses to the  Grand Championships.   Steve also rides our horses in the versatility competitions  and has won several Grand Championships on "Cash's" offspring.  Steve Trains for Versatility and starts most of our colts.  We use his methods to train our colts.

JanetJanet Johnson is based out of Gainsville, MO and one of our main versatility riders/trainers.  She has taken many of our horse to World Champions World Grand Championships in the Versatility Competitions.

Wade HightowerWade and Patty Hightower of Hartville, MO (Patty not pictured) are one pair of our Model Horse Trainers and has taken our horses to the Grand Champions and World Grand Championships

 

 

 

Bill SandersBill Sanders of Gainsville, MO is my daily consultant.  Bill is a Hall of Fame Inductee, a Trainer, Buyer, and Seller

Bill Sander's sadly passed away on April 29, 2012.  His experience and past feedback will continue in our horse endevors.  Rest in peace dear friend.

William William "Bill' Sanders
(November 13, 1935 - April 29, 2012)

WILLIAM DALE “BILL” SANDERS William Dale “Bill” Sanders, 76, of Gainesville, MO passed to heaven on April 29, 2012 at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, AR. He was born on November 13, 1935 in Souder, MO, the son of Dale and Thelma (Graham) Sanders.

Bill attended school in the old Faye schoolhouse, south of Gainesville. At 16 years old he set out for Kansas City, MO to begin working. On July 24, 1954, Bill was united in marriage to Maxine Batesel in Kansas City, MO and to this union three daughters were born. Bill continued to work in Kansas City, but the couple moved back to Gainesville in 1962 to raise their family. For the next three decades, Bill would make the weekly trip from Gainesville to Kansas City and back. He retired from Sunshine Biscuits in 1988. For the next twenty plus years Bill continued his passion, working with horses. He has owned, trained, and managed countless numbers of horses through the years, and to the amazement of those around him, could tell you details about each horse. He was inducted into the Missouri Fox Trotter Hall of Fame in September of 2000.

On March 29, 2008, Bill married Regina (Denton) at his home south of Gainesville.

Bill is survived by his wife, Regina, of the home; two daughters, Linda Wooten and husband Gale of West Plains, MO and Leila Steele and husband Jason of Tontitown, AR; four grandchildren, Melisa Howard, Nathan Connelly, Seth Connelly and Breanna Creech; one great grandson, Mack Howard; one sister Joy Johnston of Caulfield, MO; two step children Scott Denton and wife Lori of Caulfield, MO and Penny Collins and husband Tim of Gainesville, MO; ten step grandchildren, Chris and Michael Wooten, Remington, Cameron and Bronson Steele, Gunner and Karson Collins, Cole, Chase and Kendall Denton ; and several nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Dale and Thelma Sanders; his first wife, Maxine; one daughter, Carolyn June Sanders; and one sister, Phyllis Pauline Sanders.

Funeral services for Bill will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 4, 2012 at the Lilly Ridge General Baptist Church in Gainesville, MO with Mark Ragsdale, Marcus Ragsdale, Jimmy Kyle, and Gale Wooten officiating. Visitation will be Thursday evening, May 3rd from 5-7 p.m. at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Gainesville,MO. Burial will be in the Lilly Ridge Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Lilly Ridge Cemetery or Gideons and be left at the funeral home.

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