Ruben Vandorp started out buying horses and exporting them internationally, but along the way carved out a million-dollar career as a trainer.
When you draw last in a class as tough as the Level 4 Open finals at the 2020 NRBC, sometimes it's easier on the nerves not to watch the early riders.
Ruben Vandorp builds horse and rider confidence in the rundown and stop maneuver through simple, consistent exercises. The rundown is one of two things to riders: a blast-off into a fantastic stop or the most nerve-wracking portion of a reining run that leads to an uncertain slide. It doesn’t have to be a big deal, […]
The Tulsa Reining Classic saw huge numbers in the Futurity Open, contributing to the biggest show the event has had to date. With 116 riders going through the pen, the competition was numerous and tough.
Wednesday, Aug. 29 at the Tulsa Reining Classic continued with flashy reining horses and top-notch competition at Expo Square in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with the advent of two highly competitive but separate futurities. Equo Developing Horse Futurity Ruben Vandorp and Spooks Gotta Shoot (Spooks Gotta Gun x Lipstick Lies x Dynamite Badger), owned by Laurie Hauck, […]
Einsteins Revolution has been a part of Wagner and Vandorp’s life for 10 years. Ruben Vandorp and Christian Wagner’s dream was to own a horse that could revolutionize the reining industry. While they could never completely part with the standout individual, they decided that in order for Einsteins Revolution to fulfill his destiny, he had to stand with some of the most reputable stallions in the industry.