Tampa, FL – December 18, 2012 – The Florida Gold Coast Quarter Horse Show is pleased to welcome world class trail clinician Tim Kimura of Oak Point, TX, who will be designing the trail patterns and conducting clinics during the event. Scheduled for December 27-31, 2012 at the Florida State Fairgrounds’ Bob Thomas Equestrian Center in Tampa, FL, the Florida Gold Coast Quarter Horse Show features five full days of events including Hunters, Equitation, Reining, Western Pleasure, Trail Riding, Driving, Showmanship and Halter classes. This year, the show ends on the 31st to help exhibitors take advantage of the six shows needed to accumulate points before the end of the year for the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA).
Nicknamed the “Man of Trail,” Kimura has been a trail course designer for over 25 years and draws around 100 trail patterns each year for events across the globe. He believes in the 4 Ps of Trail: Preparation, Practice, Planning, and Performance. Kimura also believes riders should chase perfection and try to catch excellence along the way.