M and M Horsemanship, Mark and Miranda Lyon

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Mark and Miranda Lyon are international horse trainers, clinicians, and entertainers. Mark and Miranda travel throughout the year training and giving clinics, but base in Whitesboro/Gainesville Texas area.

Mark and Miranda specialize in common sense Natural Horsemanship using California Hackamore Reinsman methods. Vaquero Buckaroo traditions help you and your horse communicate together and get back to pure horsemanship with simplicity and without gadgets.

Miranda excels in coaching, teaching, and Training the fundamentals that are used to start horses and take them to their highest level of competition. She focuses on confidence building and taking horses to the next level and teaching high level maneuvers. After studying and working alongside some of the industries top trainers, Miranda has also developed a Liberty and Trick Training program that she is starting to bring to the public.
She has claimed championships in colt starting competitions including 2019 Southern Equine Expo Colt Starting Challenge and Oklahoma Stock Horse Association overall titles. Holding two National Championship titles in Cowboy Mounted Shooting, she is also accomplished in Ranch Horse Shows, Team Penning, Ranch Sorting, and Cowboy Mounted Shooting that are too many to list. Miranda has competed in six mustang makeovers making the finals in each competition and holding the 2011 Mustang Magic Trainers Challenge Reserve Champion title. She specializes in the versatility of English and Western disciplines.

Mark was selected to compete in the 2008 Extreme Mustang Makeover, which he was deemed champion. He was one of 200 trainers in the nation to receive an untouched mustang, work with it for 100 days and transport it to FT Worth, TX and show it to see which trainer could do the best job transforming their wild horse into a partner you would love to own.
Mark and Christian then competed in the freestyle competition at the Sun Circuit in Scottsdale, AZ in 2009. They finished second. The winner was a wonderful dressage horse which bested them by half a point. Soon following they competed in the 2009 Road to the Horse Smack Down VS Extreme Mustang Makeover against Tommy Garland in a head to head competition called "Battle for the Bling", which they also brought home the prize.

Please visit our About Us page for Biography and additional information on Mark and Miranda.
Miranda Holaday-Lyon operates M&M Horsemanship in the Gainesville area and Mark Lyon operates Mark Lyon Horse Training in the Collinsville area. Please contact Mark and/or Miranda to get your needs and questions answered and goals met.

Miranda Holaday-Lyon
Phone: 501-249-0117

Mark Lyon
Email:mark@mandmhorsemanship.com or mark@marklyonhorsetraining.com
Phone: 402-680-2257

Man prepares the horse for competition, but the victory comes from God.
~Proverbs 21:31~