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Dan & Dana Stark

A little bit about the Stark family

Dan & Dana Stark



About Dana:

Dana moved to Iowa July 2007 from a small town in Indiana, called Lake Village. She was in 4-H for 10 years & very active in Horse & Pony. She was also on the Judging team for 6 years as well as the club president for several years.

Dana moved to Iowa to be with her boyfriend Dan. In July 2008 Dan & her were married. They also bought there first home, A small farm on the outside of Panora. They have several pets, 4 horses, 4 dogs, & 2 cats They dont' have any children of their own, but plan to one day..  In her free time she enjoys showing at local shows & judging. She's always looking to better herself & add a new certification , Dana is certified in horse psychology & behavior, horse safety, terminology, and tack care & Selection, & Horse buying. She has had 6 different personal trainers and studies John Lyons, Chris Cox, Clinton Anderson, Dana Hokana, Craig Cameron and many others on a consistent basis. She believes you can never know everything and the same techniques do not work on every horse

About Dan:

Dan is the ranch hand, Stark's Performance Horses could not do the things they do without him! He helps feed & clean up after the horses. He also fixes what all Dana or the horses break. He hauls grain & hay, as well as drives  horses to shows. He builds fence & stalls, he's just he handiest man ever! He also helps out at shows as the show hubby, he holds, polishes, & helps saddle.. He graduated from Panorama High School in 2006 & went to college in Wyoming at Wyotech. He has received many accomplishments in the auto industry. He enjoys hunting & fishing in his free time.




Both Dana & Dan enjoy trail riding & camping in their free time.

*Below is Dan & his horse Mickey


  Left  Tuff, Dana & Chip               

D & D trail riding 2012




 We who out thou tries to succeed, will surpass those who out thou succeeded once there for...

                                                                                                                                Dana Stark

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