||02 Sep 2018
Further Personal Information
||Athlete, Breeder, Business Owner, Horse Trainer
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||After completing his military service, he began reining in 2001 with Mike Boyle in California, United States of America.
|Why this sport?
||His father and grandfather always kept horses and it became his dream to earn a living working with the animals as he grew up.
||Max (oeps.at, 14 Apr 2011)
|Most influential person in career
||His partner Sandra Friesenbiller. (fm-reiners.at, 07 Sep 2014)
|Hero / Idol
||Italian reiner Andrea Fappani. (oeps.at, 14 Apr 2011)
|Awards and honours
||In 2016 he was presented with the Silver Ehrenzeichen [Honorary Badge] by the state of Burgenland, Austria. (asvoe-burgenland.at, 2016)
He and his partner Sandra Friesenbiller own the FM Performance Reiners business in Mattersburg, Austria. The business trains, breeds and sells horses. (awa.at, Apr 2018)
He is a National Reining Horse Association [NRHA] and International Equestrian Federation [FEI] approved judge. (lqh-reining-masters.de, 2018; fm-reiners.at, 07 Sep 2014)