Lachlan Clarke, 58, was born and raised in Derby, New York. He graduated from Principia College in Illinois in 1979 with a B.A. in History and Business Administration. In 1989, he moved to Colorado to work on ranches with horses, people, and cattle. He has been a horse trainer for 25 years. He began mushing in 2001. Lachlan and Linda are the parents of two adult daughters, Jennifer, 33, and Leigh Ann, 38. He says he enjoys horse sports, cattle work, sorting, cutting, polo Crosse, mounted shooting and starting and training colts. Lachlan is a member of the AQHA, APA, CMSA and the ITC.
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