ABOUT ARNO HONSTETTER 

Honstetter Performance Horses

Arno

Arno Honstetter grew up in Liggeringen Germany, which is in the southern part of Germany in the Bodensee on the Lake of Konstanz. When he was 16 years old, he met National Reined Cow Horse Association Hall of Famer Ken Wold and spent several years working with Ken in the United States. He moved home to Germany for a while before returning to the United States, where he worked for great trainers such as Andrea Fappani and Randy Paul. Arno, who lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife Lauren, is now the resident trainer for Brenda Joyce and Rick Christen’s Story Book Stables. Arno Honstetter is the head trainer at Story Book Stables. At the end of 2020, Arno Honstetter was ranked 7th out of the top 20 NHRA professional riders in the world. He is a multiple Derby & Futurity Champion with a current LTE of over $825K

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 ARNO HONSTETTER 

Top Ten Wins:

 


2011 NRHA Futurity Level 4 Open Reserve Champion – Show Me The Buckles - $113,176


2013 NRHA Futurity Level 4 Open 5th – Hollier Than Thou - $50,947


2010 NRHA Futurity Level 4 Open 5th – Chicsdundreamin - $47,642


2016 NRHA Futurity Level 3 Open Champion – Whizkey Chaser - $28,061


2010 NRHA Futurity Level 3 Open Champion – Chicsdundreamin - $23,789


2014 NRHA Derby Level 3 Open Champion – Colonels Splashy Gun - $22,302


2016 NRBA Level 4 Open 8th – Gunners Special Glo - $16,625


2015 NRHA Futurity Level 4 Open 14th – See U Saturday Night - $15,873


2020 NRHA Derby presented by Markel Level 3 Open Reserve Champion – Special Made Whiskey - $15,120


2016 National Reining Breeders Classic Level 3 Open Reserve Champion – Gunners Special Glo - $13,504