KR Gun Powder & Preston Kent

2016 Best Little Derby in the West Level 1 Champions

Preston Kent is a Reining Horse Trainer Located in Ogden, Utah.

Preston Kent has been riding and training horses since he was very young. He is incredibly passionate about the sport of reining. Preston has many years of showing and training experience. He has apprenticed with NRHA Hall-of-Famer, Clint Haverty, as well as Kim Wagoner, and Talmage Smedley. Preston trains out of Heritage Ranch. Heritage is a wonderful facility to train reining horses at. The ground is just right for sliding, and there is plenty of room to circle and slide in both the indoor and outdoor arenas. Feel free to stop by and watch Preston in action. The ranch can be seen off the East side of I-15 in Farr West.

Reining Horses For Sale

Wearing Lace

Wearing Lace is a 2013 sorrel AQHA mare by Smart Spook X A Lil Chantilly Lace (x Lil Ruf Peppy). Owned by Green Valley Ranch.

Holly Hada Hamster

Holly Hada Hamster is a 2014 buckskin AQHA stallion by Smoking Whiz x Holly Duns Duel (x Hollywood Dun It). Bred and owned by Silver Spurs Equine.

Tinseltown Sparkle

Tinseltown Sparkle is a 2014 palomino AQHA mare by Hollywoodstinseltown x Sangria Shine (x Shining Spark). Owned by Grant Cummins.

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Preston Kent Reining Trainer Clinic

Preston Kent Reining Clinic

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Join us for a reining clinic with Preston Kent on Saturday August, 20th at the Elk Ridge Arena (1150 Rim Rock Canyon Dr. Elk Ridge, UT) at 10:00 am. Clinic is sponsored by the Panorama Horse Show Circuit. Prices are $150 to ride in the clinic and only $25 to…

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2016 Wild Card Reining Challenge

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Preston and SH Hired Gun won the Level 1 Arabian Reining Futurity and placed 2nd in the Level 4 at the Wild Card Reining Challenge! The pair will be taking home a total of $7,275! Congratulations to owner, Amy Johnson. SH Hired Gun is a 2011 gelding by Nobles Top…


2016 Best Little Derby in the West

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Preston and KR Gunpowder scored a 149.5 at the Best Little Derby in the West! They ended up 1st in the Level 1, 2nd in the Level 2 and 3rd in the Level 4 Open Derby. Together they won over $4,000! Congratulations to owners Kathi Toth and Callie Abing! What…

What Others Have Said

"The Preston Kent Reining crew has given me an excellent introduction into the reining world. Preston is a very good, detail-orientated instructor, and the horse I purchased from Sage Hill Arabians is a perfect fit for me. I shoot to one day win the non-pro and am confident that Preston can get both me and my horse to that point."

Diane ComeauAlberta, Canada

"I appreciate [Preston’s] kind and gentle hands… Preston has sure exceeded my expectations in patience as “SI” continues to improve. “SI” actually acts likes he is glad to see Preston and they look so good together. I’ve truly been pleased."

Emily W.

"I met Preston while he was training at Coyote Creek Equestrian Center. He is very talented and does great work."

Cory R.

"Preston is one of the most soft-spoken trainers I have ever met. He does amazing work with every horse I have seen him work with. I recommend him to anyone that wants to learn the best way to work with your horse’s personality."

Vicky Frampton

"Great trainer, wonderful talented horses."

Connie ChapmanCreswell, Oregon