Pam Thiel is a graduate of Northwest College with an Associates degree in Animal Science. During her time at NWC, she was a member of the Horse Judging Team, competing at the Congress and World Show. Pam is also a graduate of West Texas A&M University with a Bachelor's in Equine Business. She was a member of Varsity IHSA Equestrian Team. In 2002, she was the Advanced Western Rider of Champion Teams, including the Tournament of Champions held in Las Cruses, New Mexico, and Varsity Nationals in Ocala, Florida. She was also a Who's Who Student and recognized Student Athlete while attending WTAMU.
Pam has been successful in coaching youth students to all-around titles in the AQHA. One youth student in particular claimed the WQHA Novice Youth All-Around, back to back, for the past two years. As a trainer, she has also ridden horses to All-Around title in the western pleasure division, and won the WQHA Junior Western Pleasure Futurity. In addition to showing, Pam has coached the Cody FFA Horse Judging Team, and in 2003, she was recognized as an Honorary Member of the chapter. She obtained a Riding Certification from Dana Hokana (Professional Western Pleasure Horse Trainer, Temecula, CA) Fall 2007.