Jim and Deanna Searles own and operate their all-around training barn out of their Circle S Ranch, located in Scottsdale, Arizona. They have trained and shown numerous AQHA World and Reserve Champions, Congress Champions, and a AQHA Superhorse: Another Valentino. Their clients have achieved similar success, winning World and Congress Championships, a Select All-Around World Show Championship, and numerous AQHA Highpoint Awards. Deanna was also recently named the AQHA 2012 Professional’s Choice Professional Horsewoman of the Year.
Jim and Deanna have been married for over 22 years, and have two children, Trent and Taylor. Both Jim and Deanna come from horse show families, and have continued this family tradition by showing together as a family, with Jim’s mother, Mary Lou, and Taylor competing with Flashy Attraction.
Recently at the 2012 AQHYA World Show, Taylor and “Ryder” won the World Championship in Western Riding. They also defended their title at the Congress in October, winning the 13 & Under Western Riding.
In addition to training show horses, Jim and Deanna also stand, and manage, Allocate Your Assets, a leading hunter under saddle sire, at their ranch.