Loris Epis, originally from Parma Italy, is the owner and trainer at Epis Performance Horses, specializing in the training and showing of Reining Horses. Over the years, Loris has developed his skills both inside and outside the show pen, moving through the ranks making the Equi-Stats reining statistics list multiple times, including being the top ranked Rider Open Level 1 and Open Level 2 in 2011 and named in the Top 5 “Up and Coming Open Riders” in 2013.
Loris is one of the highest NRHA money earners in Canada with over $265,205+ in lifetime earnings. His stellar show record includes:
- 2012 NRHA Derby Open Level 3 Reserve Champion
- 2011 NRHA Futurity Open Level 1 & 2 Reserve Champion
- 2009 Congress Intermediate Open Champion
- 2013 AAQH Congress Reining Futurity Open Level 3 Reserve Champion
- 2010 NRBC level 1 Open finalist
- Multiple NRHA Futurity Open Finalist
- Multiple Congress Top 5
- Multiple NRHA Top 10 World Standings
- Multiple Affiliate and Canadian Circuit Titles
- Multiple Derby, Futurity and Open Titles
At Epis Performance Horses, Loris focuses his training program on consistency, preparation and balance and his techniques. The horses in his program are considered athletes and treated as such. From the high performance feed to grooming and daily maintenance, they prepare them mentally and physically for the show pen. Being competitively successful in the show pen is not only about having the best trained horse but is also about having the best prepared horse.
Epis Performance Horses is located at 14150 McLaughlin Road in Caledon Ontario and is proudly sponsored by Bailey’s Saddlery and Brooks Performance Feeds.