WHC Board of Directors
Director, Distance Riding Association of Wisconsin: Katie Bachhuber
Director, Ranchers Spirit Photography: Mitch Alexander
Director, Furrows to Fences: Anne Clary
Director, Equestrian Friends of Governor Knowles State Forest: Patti Lehmann
Director, Menomonee Falls Saddle Club, Inc.: Kristina Michels
Director, District 1: Chris Nelson
Director, Kin Krest Saddle Club: Nancy Edwards
Director, Horsey Habit Saddlery & Tack, Inc.: Michelle Endries
Director, Rock County Multi Use Trail Group: Jill Feller
Director, Wisconsin Pinto Horse Association: Tina Langness
Tina’s accomplishments include over 145 PtHA, ApHC, NSBA, ABRA and APHA World and Reserve World Champions, as well as Honor Roll, Futurity, & Stakes Champions.
She has been coined a “Top Trainer” and specializes in coaching all-around youth and amateur competitors.
Tina is a certified and carded Judge, an AQHA, APHA, PtHA, and PHBA Professional Horseman as well as an APHA Certified Clinician and Pro Horseman Ambassador. She has presented clinics in the United States and internationally.
Tina holds judging cards in NSBA, PtHA, PHBA, IBHA, ASHA, POAC, NASMDA, IHSA, MN & WI 4-H, WSCA, WHC, and State of Wisconsin County Ag and District Fairs.
She is the 2016 Pinto Horse Association Horsewoman of the Year and Hall of Fame Inductee.
Tina is the Vice Chair of the PtHA Show and Contest Committee, and is the President of the Wisconsin Pinto Horse Association. She is a WSCA Judge’s Code of Ethics and Animal Welfare Committee member.
She is affiliated with many equine associations including PtHA, APHA, AQHA, USEF, WDAA, ApHC, PHBA, NSBA, IHSA, POAC, IBHA, AMHA, WSCA, AHSA, IPHC, MPHA, ARHA, ABRA, NRCHA, WHC, Minnesota & Wisconsin 4-H and FFA.
Tina is active in her community and the equine industry committing her time as a clinician and judge all over the country. She volunteers her time to many State 4-H & FFA organizations providing educational clinics and lessons.
She has been a Registered Nurse since 1997. She involves herself with community nursing and provides service to events needing on-site licensed professional observation, emergency care and education. She attributes her keen ability in animal care to her nursing education and background.
Tina is a state and national contributor to numerous professional educational equine articles.
She has been featured and published in many publications including, the American Paint Horse Journal, APHA Chrome, Equine Chronicle, InStride Edition, Equestrian Style Magazine, Paint Horse Connection, Country Today, Horse Power, Hunt Seat Horses.Com, New Richmond News, The Judge’s Choice, Midwest Stallion Directory, Cornerstone Blog, and HorseShowJudges.com.
She has also been featured on the Discovery Channel’s “Animal Planet”, discussing the benefits of eye tattooing to decrease the prevalence of optic squamous cell carcinoma in equines.
She was born in Ames, Iowa and now resides in New Richmond, Wisconsin. She has been blessed with 27 years of marriage to her husband Dave. Dave has worked in the construction industry for over 30 years and continues to do so. Together the two own and manage a 40-acre full spectrum training facility only 40 minutes from the Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN area.
Tina’s hobbies include jewelry making, enjoying nature, spending time with friends and family, and boasting the many talents of her miniature dachshunds.
She invites visitors to stay and take in the breathtaking scenery of the vast rolling hills, lakes, and rivers, as well as the wildlife and recreation Wisconsin offers.
Director, District 4: Floyd Finney
Director, District 5: Cheryl Norman
Director, Black Hawk Hill Horse Park, Inc.: Shaughn Novy
Director, Midwest Draft Horse Enthusiasts: OPEN
Director, Wisconsin Arabian Horse Association: Melanie Erce
Director, Wisconsin Morgan Horse Club, Inc.: James Harris
Director, Wisconsin Pony of the Americas Club: Lori Helmer
Director, Taylor Marie Performance Horses: Cindi Hoffmann
Director, District 5: Pat Jenkins
Director, Wisconsin Walking Horse Association: Kricket Jewett
Director, District 4: Mike Kroll
Director, Lake Shore Region Pony Club: Heather Kuenzi
Director, Wisconsin Draft Horse Association: Nancy La Crosse
Director, Wisconsin High School Rodeo Association: Lila Lemanski
Director, Pat's Chaps: Pat Miller
Director, Wisconsin Quarter Horse Association: Ron Miller
Director, Wisconsin Large Animal Emergency Response: Anne Murphy
Director, Southern Kettle Moraine Horse Trail Association: Amy Muth
Director, Legacy: Joe Parr
Director, Legacy: Jan Pieper
Director, Wisconsin 4-H Horse Association: Autumn Quinn-Reilly
Director, Dodge County Horsemen's Association: Diane Sackett
Director, Legacy: Lee Sackett
Director, Midwest TrailGaiters: Gail Seasor
Director, Wisconsin Dressage & Combined Training Association: Melinda DeLuca
Director, Lo Bar Ranch, LLC: Dana Sechler
Director, Lo Bar Ranch Show Team, LLC: Logan Sechler
Director, District 3: Bonnie Shepherd
Director, Dairyland Driving Club: James Slovik
Director, Steers Tack: Scott Steers
Director, Double Bar A, LLC: Mackenzie Bielinski
Director, Horse & Ranch Supply: Jennifer Juliuson
Director, Underdown Horse Club, Inc.: Becky Toschner
Director, Upper Midwest Endurance & Competitive Rides Association: Carol Wagner
Director, Wisconsin Interscholastic Horsemanship Association: Cara Schueller
Director, Jefferson County Draft Horse Association: Jason Yohn
Director, District 1: Sarah Rank
Director, Shepard's Barn & Bed: Peter Lewke
Director, Wisconsin Buckskin Horse Association: Laura Jagdfeld
Director, District 2: Richelle Beene