Jeff Petska

Hometown: Collinsville, Texas Birthday: 7/30/1965 Sport/Disciplines: Reining

Jeff Petska has served as chef d’equipe for the U.S. Reining Team since the inaugural year for reining at the FEI World Equestrian Games. He has been involved with US Equestrian since 2002, serving as chef d’equipe for the gold medal-winning teams at the FEI World Equestrian Games in 2002, 2006, 2010, and 2014. Petska owns Whitesboro Equine Therapy in Whitesboro, Texas, and Petska Performance Horses in Collinsville, Texas, with his wife Lisa, where he manages and trains at least 50 horses. Petska grew up in Nebraska and got involved in the horse business as a college student. He currently serves as an NRHA judge and an AQHA judge; he also is an NRHA board member and chairs the organization’s NRHA Professionals.