brings extensive knowledge, experience, and dedication to her breeding, care, and management services. The breeding program features exceptional stallions with proven bloodlines, correct conformation, great athletic ability, and excellent temperament. Their offspring have won numerous performance awards including International Hunter Futurity Grand Championships and multiple International Jumper Futurity Championships.
Tish Quirk, LLC
provides full care and management, as well as complete breeding and foaling services, and intensive-care layup. The program provides development of young hunters and jumpers, including showing young horses on the line, under saddle, and over fences.
More About Tish
is a lifelong horseman who has earned numerous titles as a rider and handler as well as a successful breeder, and served as Chairman of the USHJA Breeders Committee and Pacific Coast Horse Shows Association Breeders Committee as well as the USHJA Board of Directors. She has served on the Advisory Board of the KWPN-NA and the Board of Directors of the International Hunter Futurity, and was a Founder Member of the International Jumper Futurity. She was honored with the Ellen Scripps Davis Memorial USEF Breeders Cup Award
, the California Professional Horsemen's Association Lifetime Achievement Award
, and has been National Hunter Breeding Breeder of the Year. Tish has been Leading Handler at both the International Hunter Futurity and Sallie B. Wheeler/USEF National Hunter Breeding Championship. Horses she has bred, owned and trained have been Best Young Horse at the Sallie B. Wheeler and the IHF. Both Just The Best
and More Than Luck
have earned Leading Sire titles in the Sallie B. Wheeler Championship.
Her past and present involvement with groups such as the USHJA, IHF, IJF, USEF, ISR/Oldenburg NA, RPSI, and KWPN-NA demonstrate her commitment to the future of the sport. Tish has also been published in magazines such as Breeding News
, The Chronicle of the Horse
, Horse International
, Practical Horseman
, Equestrian Magazine
, and In Stride
. Tish’s personal experience and love of horses give real meaning to the phrase “from conception to champions.”
Along with her late husband, John Quirk, Tish was co-editor and co-publisher of HORSES
magazine and has photographed major competitions around the world, including Olympic Games, World Championships, and numerous World Cup Finals. John was the original organizer who brought the World Cup Finals of Show Jumping to Del Mar, California and Las Vegas, and Tish served as official photographer. In 2007 the World Cup Finals of Dressage was added to the exciting presentation in Las Vegas. John would be proud to know that in 2020 the World Cup Jumping and Dressage Finals will again return to Las Vegas.