Beth Nicholes is a young adult dedicated to God first through her Catholic faith, to her family second, and horses third. She has always loved horses and ponies, and has trained in a variety of disciplines. She began teaching lessons and training professionally at age 14.
She has continued to breed Section B Welsh Ponies, train horses professionally, teach lessons professionally, and expand the disciplines she competes in. Beth is currently devoting herself to community service by leading a 4-H Club in Payette County in 2024.
Highlights of her horse career include:
2015 1st Place Mileage Jr. in the Pacific Northwest Endurance Riders (PNER)
2015 1st Place Mileage Jr. in the American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC) in the Northwest Region, 7th nationally.
2015 Served as the Jr. Rider Representative for PNER
2015 2nd Place in the Northwest Appaloosa Endurance Championships
2017 1st place in the 13-17 age division for the Owyhee Riding Club Playday Series
2017 Wins Best Condition with DWA Zifhaffir at the Owyhee Canyonlands 50 miler
2017 Top 3 Young Rider in PNER
2018/19 Reserve Champion in the North Wind Winter Jumping Series Sr. Rider Low Division
2019 Champion in An Event Barn Been There, Jumped That Series in the Sr. Rider Low Division
2020 Competes in her first Mustang training challenge, wins 8th Place
2021 Performs a liberty routine at the Idaho Horse Expo for the breed exhibition
2022 Competes in her third Mustang training challenge, wins 6th Place
2022 Begins serving as the inaugural President of the Idaho Pony and Cob Association