About Us

Peggy Bond-Heath is the owner and head trainer at Northern Grace Performance Horses (NGPH) located in Oregon City, Oregon specializing in the Versatile Performance Stock Horse.

 

Peggy has been active in the equine industry for 30 plus years.  She began her adventure in her early teens riding english and competed in eventing up through high school graduation.  While attending college at Utah State University, pursuing a Agribusiness Degree, she worked for a cutting trainer and was introduced to a completely different, yet exciting discipline.  From cutting she experienced reining and reined cow horse and has been hooked ever since.  Prior to establishing her business Peggy spent five years riding with her trainer and mentor Chuck Nesmith, National Reining Horse Trainer and NRHA Judge of Ault, Colorado.  She shows competitively in NRHA, AQHA, IBHA, ABRA, CRCC, ASHA, APOA and USEF.  Peggy holds her judge's card with the American Stock Horse Association (ASHA) and Oregon Family Equestrian Association (OFEA), and has donated an accumulated 15 years to the local 4H program. helping out, most recently, with the Ranch Horse Program and Hippology.  She is an experienced clinician offering private lessons and onsite as well as offsite clinics. 

 

The NGPH team currently consists of an amazing Assistant Trainer/Colt Starter, a very talented and strong youth team, and a competitive show string of non-pro and open riders.

Peggy's Accomplishments and Affiliations

  • 2019 WSSH Open Horseman of the Year

  • 2019 AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Show Qualifier 

  • 2019 ASHA National Green Horse All Around Top Ten

  • 2018 ASHA National Open All Around Champion 

  • 2018 ASHA Regional Open All Around Champion 

  • 2018 ASHA National Open Pleasure Champion 

  • 2018 ASHA National Open Cow Horse Champion 

  • 2018 WSSH Regional Showdown Open All Around Champion 

  • 2018 Idaho Ranch It Up Open All Around Reserve Champion 

  • 2018 Idaho Ranch It Up Open Reining Reserve Champion 

  • 2018 Nampa Ranch Spectacular All Around Open Reserve Champion

  • 2018 Nampa Ranch Spectacular ASHA All Around Open Championship

  • WSSH Board Member and Clinician 

  • Sought after clinician in Texas, Idaho, Colorado, Washington and Oregon 

  • Nationally-carded judge in multiple associations and regions including Texas, Idaho, Colorado, Washington and Oregon

 

 

"My NGPH brand is important to me, as it represents loyalty, hard work, dedication, commitment and success.  I’m protective of my name and my business.  I strive to make certain that my reputation reflects the professionalism, integrity and passion for the discipline that my team and I work for on a daily basis." ...Peggy Bond-Heath

 

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Our Team

Peggy Bond-Heath

Owner | Head Trainer

Breanne Jury

Assistant Trainer

"Scooch"

"Client Relations"

 
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