Success occurs when preparation meets opportunity.


Our team is dedicated to the health, comfort, and personal success of each horse, and its owner, at McQuay Stables. The goals of our clients quickly become the goals of our team, and we strive to maintain ideal conditions for our horses and our clients.



Tim McQuay



Reining icon Tim McQuay has won every major NRHA event at least once, along with playing a fundamental role in the Reining breeding industry. He has devoted his time to educating numerous professionals and serving on committees to better the NRHA. As an NRHA judge, professional, owner, and rider, he has strived to continually improve the sport.
Learn more about Tim.

Colleen McQuay



Hunter / Jumper trainer Colleen McQuay has earned great success in the show arena, in addition to mentoring other professionals and teaching amateurs. She has also left her mark on both the Hunter/Jumper and Reining industries through event planning, consulting, and management, as well as policy and association development.
Learn more about Colleen.


Breeding Team



KELSE Clark-Fernandez

Involved in the breeding industry for a total of ten years, Kelse has served as Breeding Manager at McQuay Stables since 2012. Overseeing the large scale breeding operation at the ranch, she enjoyed using her organizational skills and interacting with the horses in the breeding and foaling business. It is her distinct pleasure to be such an integral part of the future of Reining, breeding hundreds of mares and welcoming over 50 foals to the world annually.

Now stationed at Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses, Kelse continues to handle the McQuay Stables stallions while also serving as breeding manager for Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses.


Gianna Gregg


Office Team





An eleven year McQuay Stables employee, Tammie is the farm bookkeeper and office manager. Her years of experience with all things “McQuay” make Tammie a valuable asset to the organizational side of McQuay Stables. Along with overseeing financial records, she helps Tim and Colleen keep their busy schedules on track and oversees day-to-day office operations.


Norm Van SloUn

Norm, a Navy veteran and Colleen's father, is retired from the newspaper and printing business. He moved to Texas in 1998 to help manage McQuay Stables from running the office to providing tours Norm was your guy. He has since fully retired from his management position, and has moved back to Minnesota with his four sisters and remaining family. He is missed here in Texas daily but is doing well.