Cody Bates Our Ranch Manager here at Wichita Falls, TX and our right hands on the Ranches here in TX. Cody is responsible for the day to day operations. Takes care of our saddle sales and horse sales. He is responsible of duties from record keeping to training of colts to ride. If you need to reach Cody please call 940-867-3664 and he'll be glad to help you.
Traci Roy rides and trains for 4P's Ranch and is based at our Wichita Falls location. Her experience with horses has been a great assett to the 4P's Training Program she is gentle and kind and does great with ground work on our young horses and riding horses.
Mary Webb rides/trains, helps our mares during foaling, gives vaccinations, gives care to any horse that my need it under the veterinarians directions. Her experience-- Cutting horse training, Barrel racing, 60+ years she's been riding since she's been old enough to sit on a horse.
Jack Grimmett, of Oxford, AR is a Model Horse Trainer and have taken our foals and yearlings to World Grand Championships and to the World Grand Championships. Jack's stallion Playboy's County Boy is helping produce color from Boss Man Mares ranging in color from Palomino, Red Line Back Dunn's, to Grullo.
Billy Ray McCalip of Iowa Park, TX and is our Ranch Horse rider/trainer and has taken our horses to the next levels of excellence in the versatility arena. Billy Ray is a Cutting Horse Trainer / Ranch Horse trainer.
Steve 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.
Traci Roy of Wichita Falls, TX brings over 25 years of experience to the ranch. She has been giving private riding lessons over the past 10 years, has experience in western pleasure showmanship, barrel racing, and is very enthusiastic about the Missouri Fox Trotting horse breed. Traci is an expert in helping to find the right horse for the right person.
Charles Lindsay & Dawn Young-Lindsay - Charles is currently riding trail horses and is responsible for our Stallion - Boss's Midnight Cash. Charles rides Cash on a regular basis to keep him in shape and collects him for any cool ship semen orders that are booked. If you need any information about breeding to our stallion please contact Charles or his wife Dawn at email@example.com they will be more than happy to help you out.
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 "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.
Note: Spouse photos are posted with Trainers photos to show the couples.