an educational center for the horse industry covering legal, business, tax, legislation, economics and other equine information at the local, state and federal levels.
One of the leading professional horsemen in the
As an author, he has written books titled: “Winning with Arabian Horses”, “Winning with the American Quarter horse”, “Horses for Other Heroes”, and "The Horseman's Guide to the Meaning of Life". As a columnist for the Horse and Rider Magazine, and the American Quarter Horse Journal, he is acknowledged for his writing with an award from the American Horse Publications –the 2003 Equine Industry Vision Award.
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Mr. Burt has lectured throughout the
His consulting business specializes in the planning and development of equestrian facilities and has served clients throughout the
He has serviced the horse industry in many capacities:
§ Past President and Chairman, Reining Discipline Committee,
§ Board member, Trustee, Treasurer and Past President of the American Quarter horse Association.
§ Past Chairman, Equestrian Studies Board of Visitors,
§ Past Trustee and Treasurer, American Horse Council.
§ Member Emeritus, Advisory Committee to the Dean,
§ Former Assistant Vice-President for the American Horse Shows Association.
§ Listed in the National Register Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals, 2004.
§ American Quarter Horse Association, inductee Hall of Fame, 2004.
§ Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Association, inductee Hall of Fame, 2004
§ California Professional Horseman’s Association, inductee Hall of Fame, 2004
§ Pinto Horse Association of America, inductee Judges’ Hall of Fame, 2005
§ International Arabian Horse Association, inductee Judges Hall of Fame, 2005
§ Recipient of the