NRHA Professional Jeremy Gates, Campbell Hall, NY has been an NRHA member since 1999. A graduate of SUNY – Morrisville, Gates became interested in reining while a student of Lewis “Spike” Holmes. After graduating, he went to work for Dutch Chapman, where he had many opportunities to show and grow as a professional. During this time he earned the 2003 NRHA Limited Open reserve world championship aboard Ms Peppymint Chic, owned by Allen & Terri Cravens. Jeremy struck out on his own in 2004 when he moved to Campbell Hall, NY. He continued his winning ways earning the 2008 NRHA Novice Horse Open World Championship aboard Peptos I Brow and earned the 2017 NRHA Novice Horse Open Level 2 reserve world championship riding Watchitgalsgottagun. Gates also excelled in aged events, most notably with Lil Dreamin Magnum. This duo made the finals at the Congress Open futurity, the NRHA Open futurity, as well as the NRBC and the NRHA Derby. The won back to back Carolina Classic Derby & ABI Derby championships in 2016 and 2017. Over the years, Jeremy has also coached multiple Rookie of Year finalists as well as local and regional non pro champions. He currently has lifetime earnings in excess of $340,000 and over the course of his career he has mastered all facets of the reining horse industry.