The Mustang Heritage Foundation Ambassador program was created to identify and spotlight individuals who have, through their involvement or engagement in MHF events or programs, displayed excellence in competition, sportsmanship, leadership, mentorship or education. These individuals can be seen continuing to support the MHF at events and through regional outreach. If you see them around, feel free to say hello!
Cat Zimmerman, 16, is the founder and head trainer at CZ Mustangs, and a regular Extreme Mustang Makeover competitor. Cat started training mustangs at the age of 12 and hasn't stopped since, nor plans to. Cat performs with her team of BLM mustangs at various fairs and expos to promote the adoption of the breed, gentles mustangs for adopters, and finds great homes for mustangs by putting a strong foundation on them that sets them up for future success.
Ken Schwab grew up on a cotton farm in West Texas. After college he joined the Army, serving in Germany and Viet Nam. Upon completion of his service he built a successful medical laboratory business. Today he provides consulting services to medical laboratories and owns a business brokerage company connecting buyers and sellers of medical laboratories. He adopted his first mustang in 2005 and was the first trainer to submit his application for the first Extreme Mustang Makeover. Since then he has trained over 20 mustangs with 17 being for MHF makeovers.
Rebecca Bowman is a trainer based in Atlanta, Georgia. She grew up in Australia where she evented, played polocrosse and held a jockey’s license, all on her family's horses. Now Rebecca runs a boarding facility in North Georgia and teaches eventing and sells horses. Rebecca specializes in matching people with horses. She has competed in multiple Extreme Mustang Makeover events and has also found homes for more than 95 mustangs by hosting and managing TIP Challenge events.