Meet Damien Mikkelson

  • Describe what you do
    Train horsed for the public, do clinics with a humorous approach

  • Favorite cowboy/trainer moment
    Won limited Open stallion stakes on futurity horse 2021

  • Three words that describe ‘the cowboy way’
    Do the right thing -well that’s 4 but…

  • When/how did horses enter your life?
    Dad grew up on a dairy farm-when my parents got together he bought 2 horses and I’ve been riding ever since

  • What one word would a horse you trained, use to describe you?

  • What’s your most embarrassing cowboy/horse trainer moment?
    Lived @ Luke Jones’ and a horse that had never offered to buck piled me up in front of a new customer

  • What’s your favorite thing about being you?
    Carefree go with the flow attitude
  • What are you most grateful for?
    The people in my life

  • What one word would you use to describe yourself?
    Humble…actually Damien is so humble that this was actually my word to describe him 😊