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 . . .

2022 Lvl 2 World Champion Sr Western Riding
Robin Frid and VS Top Gun
Owned by Annie Oldfather

2022 Res World Champion Lvl 3 Am Showmanship
Annie Oldfather and One Exclusive Cookie

2022 lvl 3 and lvl 2 World Champion Perfromance Mares
5th non Pro Lvl 1 Horsemanship

8th lvl 3 am horsemanship

Katie Jo Jones and Im Extremelyschmancy 

2022 5th lvl 2 am horsemanship
7th lvl 3 am showmanship
Finalist Lvl 3 am equitation
Beckie Peskin and Amblin so lazy

2022 Lvl 3 res world champion am equitation
Lvl 2 res world champion am horsemanship
Parris Rice and It’s Southern Blues

2022 Lvl 2 am showmanship bronze winner
Lvl 3 am showmanship 11th
Lvl 2 am horsemanship 15th
Non pro lvl 1 horsemanship 8th
John Whitney and Likely Machine Made

2022 lvl 2 am showmanship 15 th
Erika Whitney and Ultimate Ryde

2022 Madness L2 Horsemanship Circuit Champion
Mackenzie Matthews and Virtually Perfect

2021 AQHA World Championship Show
Bronze Winner L1 Am Horsemanship
Anne Oldfather & VS Top Gun

2021 Lvl 1 Champion Select Amateur Showmanship
2021 Res Lvl 1 Champion Am Performance Geldings
Anne Kennedy and Midknight Invitation

2021 NSBA World Championship Show
World Champion 13 & Under Horsemanship
Camille Kennedy & The Perfect Kryme

2021 AQHA World Championship Show
World Champion Youth Trail 13 & Under
Res World Champion Youth Showmanship 13 & Under
Bronze Winner Youth Equitation 13 & Under
Camille Kennedy & The Perfect Kryme

2021 AQHYA World Championship Show
Res World champion Youth Showmanship 13 & Under
Camille Kennedy & The Perfect Kryme

2021 AQHYA World Championship Show
Res World Champion Youth Performance Halter Geldings
Camille Kennedy & Midknight Invitation

2021 All American Quarter Horse Congress
Congress Champion Amateur Horsemanship
Michelle Forness & Wrap Me In Red

4th Select Am Showmanship AQHA World Show
Anne Wilson & RR Certainly A Lady

Am select Showmanship AQHA World Show
Angela Dillahunty and Won Good RV Machine 8th
Anne Wilson and RR Certainly A Lady 4th
John Wichman and Real Sweet Asset. 9th

Robin Frid and Creepin At The Bar.
Reserve Congress Champion 3 yr old Trail

2021 AQHA World Championship Show
Ruth Lindley & Take Me To Church
Reserve Champion L1 Am Select Showmanship


Anne Kennedy & Midknight invitation
Champion L1 Am Select Showmanship

2022 Florida Gulf Coast
Circuit Champion Small Fry Horsemanship 
Alee Foss and Imma American Made

2021 All American Quarter Horse Congress
Top 5 Am Showmanship
Anne Oldfather & One Exclusive Cookie

2021 AQHA World Championship Show
Top 5 Am Showmanship
Anne Oldfather & One Exclusive Cookie

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!