Equine Boosters of
Montana State University 
Contact: (406) 570-4101

Providing Support for the Animal Science-Equine Science Program at Montana State University

Need someone to trailer your horse? Call Gretchen Lehrkind at 406-579-8979

Welcome to the Equine Boosters of MSU!



Mission Statement

The purpose of this organization is to serve as a network that supports the needs of the equine education program at Montana State University.

Equine Boosters of MSU are organized exclusively for charitable, educational and scientific purposes to serve the interests of the equine science educational programs at Montana State University through support of Equine classes, Equine facilities, and public awareness of equine educational opportunities at Montana State University by:

A. Promoting the donation of horses to the horse training classes at MSU

B. Raising funds to help enhance a stronger and well developed equine educational program

C. Foster public understanding of the equine educational program at MSU

D. Support the development of equine facilities as necessary.




Equine Boosters of MSU

11th Annual

Top of the West Horse Sale


Saturday, April 8, 2017  

at Copper Spring Ranch, Bozeman

Preview- 9 a.m.       Sale- 1 p.m.

2017 Sale Average on colts - $4958

Colt Training and Ranch Horse Competition April 7 at 9 a.m.

Congratulations to the following for 2017:

  • MSU Student Casey Cover for winning the Colt Starting Competition
  • Froelich Quarter Horses for having the Top Selling Horse at $15,500

The sale video is posted here.

Click the links below to view the 2017 sale catalog

Sale Catalog Part 1

Sale Catalog Part 2

See the MSU Colt Starting Class Facebook Page!  https://www.facebook.com/pages/MSU-Colt-Starting-Class/511374138948696 

MSU proudly welcomes Reata Brannaman back as our instructor.  This class follows the teachings of Buck Brannaman, Ray Hunt and Tom Dorrance.


Reata has required students to regularly post photos and updates on the colts on their class facebook page.