Through the duration of her equestrian career, Veronica has performed at top caliber and has brought pride to the Canadian reining community. In December 2011 she won the prestigious NRHA Non Pro Futurity in Oklahoma City aboard Spooks N Sparks (Smart Spook x Whizicle.) They scored a 221 to claim the win in the $100,000 added level 4 Non Pro and $70,000 added level 3 Non Pro.
Veronica was born in the Province of Québec, Canada, and has been a great competitor since the young age of four. She was the youngest competitor to attend the Quarterama at walk-jog and trot on Tenny’s Blue Boy. She participated in many disciplines before focusing on reining in the mid 90’s.
She now resides with her family in Texas. She has 2 daughters, and works at their home, Hidden Springs Ranch, where she is involved in the breeding and the promotion of Reining Horses. She manages broodmare care, breeding, recipient mare, boarding and foals.
Veronica Deans - Reiner of the Year - 2011
Veronica is a consistent performer and her dedication to Reining and achieving goals is apparent with NRHA earnings in excess of $200,000.00 in her Non Pro career. In addition to winning the 2011 Non pro Futurity, her success was highlighted with winning the Reserve Championship at the 2010 NRHA Futurity in the Level 3 Non Pro and placing 3rd in Level 4 Non Pro riding Chexy in Jewels.
As a Canadian Non Pro we are proud of Veronica and her accomplishments and her commitment to our fabulous sport.
“Thank you. I'm thrilled that you consider me worthy of this honor and I'm proud to be a Canadian Reiner.”