Caleb Sturgeon


Caleb Sturgeon is a candidate for 2016 AQHYA Region 4 National Director.


Where do you live and with who:

I live in Beloit, Ohio with my Mom, Valerie, my Dad, Eric, and my whippet dog, Celeste


How do you want to be remembered by your peers?

I hope to be remembered as an honorable person with the respect of my peers, as well as someone with an unquestionable work ethic.


What are your biggest strengths and weaknesses?

My biggest strengths are that I am very willing to attempt anything that is asked of me. I am very persistent until I achieve my goals. 

My biggest weakness is sometimes I can get in a  hurry and don’t finish a job to the best of my ability.


Who do you admire the most and why?

I most admire my parents. They are the most hard working and utmost respectable people I know.        

What goals are you working toward?

I am working toward my goal of winning the Youth World in the Reining and having a derby horse. My academic goal is maintaining a 3.8 - 4.0 GPA and continuing with honors classes..


What is a typical day for you outside of horse shows?

My day starts early as I have to take care of my dog before going to school.  After school I have soccer practice in the fall, play or show choir practice in the winter and spring.  Once I get home, I have stalls to clean and ride if my horse is home. I also have 2 lizards and a bird to take care of.  Homework fits in there somewhere. On the weekends, I go to ride my horse, if he is at the trainers.

What characteristics make a good team leader/member?

A good  team leader has the ability to organize and lead their peers with an open mind and respect. They must listen to the opinions of the group, be able to please the majority, all while doing what is best for the association.