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And the glue — Lynette Mills

Lynette Mills herself is no stranger to horses as her father was a team roper, and she was involved in the local riding club and rodeo from an early age in Utah. From raising four children, to supporting husband Doug’s immensely successful training and coaching business, Lynette has been the backbone of the family for […] Read more

Kaylee and Kelcie Mills

At the tender age of nine years old, Kaylee — the older of the Mills’ two daughters — was training her very first horse. “I was given a two-year old that I wanted to do all the training on. No one else was allowed to touch it,” she laughs remembering. She was incredibly successful throughout […] Read more


Kade Mills — next generation

Kade Mills was 22 years old when he ventured down to Gainesville, Texas to train at Carol Rose Quarter Horses. A lifetime of riding, and mentoring from his father Doug, had clinched horses as a career for Kade. Not long after, he began working at Top Notch Performance Horses in Stony Plain, and has been […] Read more

Kyle Mills bookedto compete at Trainer’s Challenge

The oldest of the Mills children, Kyle decided fairly early on to continue the life of horse training that he was raised on. “I didn’t always think that I would go on to train horses, but my Dad knew better,” Kyle chuckles. “I didn’t love having to help out around the barn as a kid, […] Read more


Doug Mills —it’s a family tradition

The Mills family is one of extraordinary talent, passion and enthusiasm. Their involvement in many different aspects of the horse industry is unique in that they share the same training principles and program. Created by Doug Mills, the “Training Thru Trust” program has gained immense popularity with the ability to resonate with both horses and […] Read more