HorseSensing Board Member
An American Saddlebred horse trainer, Bill started out working with his Dad, UPHA Hall of Famer Buck Field. While working with his father, Bill developed and trained Oh My, Oh My. She immediately became a west coast sensation. In 1974, Bill took a position with Cynthia Wood Stables in Santa Barbara, CA. While there he trained and showed Boogaloo Kalu, WC Dr. J, WC Supreme Attraction, RWC Nearly Famous and RWC Winter Rules. Bill’s next stop was with Ed and Bev Pendleton’s Shamrock Ranch in Colorado Springs, CO. There he trained WC Stutz Bearcat, WC Zeberdee, RWC Making Waves, RWC Fashion’s Carina, WC Brittania and RWC Hollywood Hoofer. In 1985 Bill and his wife Chris started Field Stables in Southern California. There they trained RWC Oh By George, Snow Job, WC Callaway’s Magic Dawn, WC Callaway’s Storm Warning, WC Cherry Rebel, WC Time Machine. WC Bewitching Jewel, RWC Warwick Warrior, WC Bluegrass Attraction, RWC El Presidente, RWC Out Fox-em and Kiwi. While in California, Bill hired a Sally Sullivan, later to become Sally Broder. In no time at all Sally demonstrated her leadership and became Bill’s barn manager. In 1995 Bill and Chris bought the famed Edward R. Bennett farm in Shelbyville, KY. There they trained and showed WC Rejoice, WC Go Baby Go, WC Purrfectly Perfect, WC Jewel for a Lady, WC Sambara’s Audacity and National Champion Bells Belle. Bill has judged some of the major Horse Shows in the country including Pin Oak, St. Louis and Rock Creek.