About Michael & Michelle Miola
Michael and Michelle Miola are the owners of Silver Spurs Equine. Retired from business life now, Michael was the Chairman and founder of Northstar Financial Services Group, a holding company for several asset management and asset servicing companies.
Born and raised in New York, horses have always been a part of Michelle and Michael's lives. In 1982, they purchased their first horse, a thoroughbred hunter jumper named Napoleon and have been hooked on riding ever since. In 1992 they purchased a horse ranch in Kiowa, Colorado and became captivated by reining.
In 2002, Michael, Michelle, and their children left New York and permanently relocated to Scottsdale, Arizona.
In 2004 Michael and Michelle decided to try their hand at breeding. Having had some bad experiences with stallion owners they wanted to breed their mares to, they decided to build a facility that would eventually house the finest breeding stallions - a place where every breeder could come, large or small, and be treated with kindness and respect. In December, 2005 Silver Spurs Equine became a reality.
Silver Spurs Equine's breeding program started around one stallion, the world famous Boomernic. Today, Silver Spurs has 37 of the finest stallions in the sports of Reining, Working Cow, Barrel Racing, Quarter Horse Racing, and Halter Horse. While they are now the largest privately owned breeding facility in the USA, one thing that has not changed is their desire to help and be a friend to the small breeder.
Says Michael, "While it is our privilige to own, care for, and manage the breeding careers of these magnificent stallions, they truly belong to you - the breeder."
EVERYONE IS WELCOME AT SILVER SPURS
Humble beginning's - Video shot in 2010.
Clinton Anderson Visits Silver Spurs in December 2018
Michelle: "My favorite sight, our mares and babies in pasture"
EVERYONE IS WELCOME. Come and enjoy the beauty and tranquility and especially the horses of Silver Spurs Equine.
Michael: "God must have been in a really good mood the day He created horses"