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           Dutch Chapman originally got interested in showing horses after he watched a show from the side lines. He made his show ring debut in 1985 and has been racking up the wins ever since. Eventually his focus turned soley to the sport of reining and he has left an indelible mark on the sport.

With lifetime earnings nearing $80,000, Chapman is also a two-time NRHA World Champion. His first big win came in 1990 aboard Smoke And Lightning, when they won the Limited Open championship. Dutch earned his second World Championship in 1992 aboard Tiny Money Miss in the Novice Horse Open division. His talents are not limited to hauling down the road. This multi-talented trainer has been the NRBC Limited Open Derby Reserve Champion and the Carolina Classic Limited Open Derby Reserve Champion. He has also been a finalist at the NRHA Derby, Futurity and the All-American Quarter Horse Congress Futurity.

Chapman has ridden to and coached his clients and assistant trainers to more than 60 NRHA Top-Ten finishes, 45 World and Reserve World championships, which have been spread among every division that NRHA offers. This group has earned more than $500,000 in NRHA competition. He has also coached two Rookie of the Year winners!

Dutch’s training program spans from the green rider to the accomplished non pro and covers the training of young prospects to the experienced show horse. His multi-faceted training program can help you and your horse get to the winners circle.

Dutch Chapman has always mentored Assistant Trainers who have gone on to be Trainers all over the world.  Some have stayed close to the East coast, others are across the nation or even overseas.  All of them are very lucky to work for a trainer like him.  Many of his assistants receive the opportunity to show horses and some even compete for world titles.  Some of his Protoge include Craig Schmersal, Stephen Siadik, Brian Bell, Jerry Coleman, Jayne Mount, Lucie Blouin, Oliver Van Den Berg, and Jeremy Gates. 

 

 

 


Martina Morell, is a trainer at Chapman Ranch. Growing up with horses, Martina is well educated in many diciplines. Starting with her mothers American Saddlebreds, then training show jumpers for 12 years she has excelled in every aspect of the sport. Making a decision to switch from english to western, Martina figured, reining was the only way to go. She hasn't looked back since. Coming to Dutch was a wise decision. Martina has been working with Dutch for four years, and now has NRHA LTE in excess of $30,000.00. She travels to all the horse shows, showing numerous horses and helping Dutch with the Non-Pros. Some of her wins,
2006
NRHA Reserve World Champion Rookie Pro on Ruffs Summer Wages. Winning nine NRHA Plaques two Pewters and one Bronze.
Nrha Top Ten on Ruffs Summer Wages
All American Quarter Horse Congress Top Ten on HQH Chic Please
2007
EPRHA Firecracker Classic Derby Reserve Champion on Pale Slider
All American Quarter Horse Congress 4th place Ltd Open Futurity on Rufolena
2008
OVRHA Clark/Jividen Derby Champion on Lenas Noble Prize
Carolina Classic Derby Finalist Placing 3rd Ltd Open on Rufolena
EPRHA Santa Hill Ranch Derby Ltd Open Champion on Rufolena
EPRHA Santa Hill Ranch Derby Ltd Open Reserve Champion on Lenas Noble Prize
NERHA Futurity Ltd Open Reseve Champion on Sly Enterprise
NERHA Derby Ltd Open Reseve Champion on Lenas Noble Prize
All American Quarter Horse Congress Top 5 Ltd Open on Rufolena
Top Ten Int Open on Rufolena
Top Ten Ltd Open on Lenas Noble Prize
Top Ten Senior Reining on Lenas Noble Prize
ABI Futurity Ltd Open Champion on Sly Enterprise
Carolina Classic Ltd Open Futurity Reserve Champion on Sly Enterprise
2009
FRHA Classic Derby Ltd Open Reserve Champion on Lenas Noble Prize
NERHA Futurity Level 1 and Level 2 Reseve Champion on Whiz Bang Spark
EPRHA Santa Hill Ranch Futurity Level 2 Champion on Whiz Bang Spark
All American Quarter Horse Congress Top Ten Sr. Reining on Mifter Clean,
Top Ten Novice Open on Chics Whizdom
Reserve Champion Ladies Reining on
Chics Whizdom


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dutch always has quality reliable farrier care by John "Buck" Haws and Lee.
Veterinary Care provided by Dr. Mike Odian DVM, who is an exceptionally knowledgeable veterinarian and is always on hand if he is needed.