Director of the Legends of Ranching Program


Office: ETRC 108
Phone: (970) 491-8547

B.S., Colorado State University
M.A., Colorado State University

John Snyder portrait

John Snyder was born in Virginia and grew up in Pennsylvania. He received his B.S. degree in Equine Science and Agricultural Business from Colorado State University in 2005. He also received his M.A. degree in Integrated Resource Management from Colorado State University in 2009. During his career John has worked for John and Josh Lyons, the legendary King Ranch and was most recently the Sales Fitting Manager for the respected Four Sixes Ranch in Guthrie, TX. John joined Colorado State University in 2014 as an instructor in the Equine Science program. After many years serving as the instructor for the Horse Training and Sales Preparation classes, John has now taken the Director role in the Legends of Ranching Performance Horse Sale. John also coaches the Ranch Horse Versatility Team. Away from Colorado State University John enjoys spending time with his young family.

Courses Taught:

ANEQ 340 – Horse Training & Sales Preparation I
ANEQ 341 – Horse Training & Sales Preparation II