Tom believes in continual education and learning. He is constantly furthering his horsemanship training.
Tom is a certified John & Josh Lyons trainer, completing their Certification Course and has also completed the Accreditation Program through Josh Lyons.
Additionally, Tom is also a Kenny Harlow certified trainer, completing Kenny's Apprenticeship Program as well as his intensive twelve month, internationally recognized Certification Program, finishing at the top of his class in both of these programs.
Currently Tom is working with NRHA professional Dean Brown from Santa Hill Ranch to learn the best practices in reining competition.
Tom has also had training with several dressage trainers, riding instructors and also participated in reining seminars and clinics.
Tom enjoys a simple trail ride more than anything else, but other areas that interest him are reining, endurance, and competitive trail riding.
Tom is a New York City Firefighter and is active in and enjoys martial arts and scuba diving, but mostly his time is spent with horses.
He and his wife, Kerry, live in Otisville, N.Y., along with their six dogs and three horses.