Updated: Mar 17
Equine professor, trainer, and current AQHA Vice President
With a doctorate in Animal Behavior from Texas Tech University, Dr. Heird has a wealth of experience in the equine industry and academics. He has trained champion horses and horse handlers, and spent many years judging and working with the AQHA. He started the Equine Initiative in 2009 at Texas A&M University and was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame in 2017.