The Difference

between show and showmanship.

between going through the motions and owning the arena.

between entering a competition and emerging as a champion.

Congratulations . . .

Alyssa Neiberger & Credits For Heaven
2017 AQHA World Show
Bronze Winner in Amateur Trail

Connor Griggs and An Impulse To Be Hot
2017 Reserve Champion Level 2 Horsemanship


From beginning to winning …

A two part video series, buy online and watch on your computer, mobile device, or smart tv.




This is the very foundation of what Showmanship is all about for the horse. Use this video in teaching the very basics of Showmanship including, giving to pressure, walk, trot and stop on a straight line, as well as foot control while introducing the set up.



Take your green showmanship horse one step further with The Basics Part 2. Start introducing the back as well as laying the foundation for a proper pivot!

Welcome to Robin Frid Show Horses


A year round training facility dedicated to clients and their horses.


Robin Frid Show Horses is committed to creating individualized programs designed to achieve each clients’ goals, build strong work ethics, reinforce respect for self, and celebrate the love of horses as well as the sport of competition.

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Meet Us


Based in Argyle, Texas, Robin opened his championship winning training facility in 2006. A 25-year veteran of the competitive circuit, he and his business partner and wife, Jenny, have since produced some of the most talented and awarded horsewomen and men in the last two decades.


Thank you for all your support!