If you didn't attend the Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Association banquet last Friday, January 24, then you wouldn't have heard the words spoken over Royal Vista Ranches partners Vaughn and Jill Cook as they were inducted into the RMQHA Hall of Fame. Below are the words shared from long-time friend, colleague and business partner, Laura Erickson.
My name is Laura Erickson and I have managed Royal Vista Ranches in Wayne, Oklahoma in partnership with Vaugh and Jill Cook for the past 15 years. I am however, a Colorado native, CSU Alumni and still consider the Rocky Mountains my home. I first met Vaughn and Jill all the way back in the early 1990’s. I actually met Vaughn first as an Equine Science student at Colorado State University when he was