Mr. Williams has a long background in Radio and TV both on the air as a disc jockey as well as newscaster along with working behind the scenes in sales and production.
Mr. Williams has always been involved with horses. Since age 6 to the present, he has involved himself with horses. He has appeared in Parades from the Indianapolis 500 Parade to the Rose Bowl Parade, exhibited in Open and Palomino shows, and most recently, he and wife Pat pay tribute to Roy Rogers and Dale Evans on Horseback with Silver Saddles and costumes of the era. Mr. Williams has totally dedicated himself to the Equine Industry since 1985. This is when a part time passion became a full time career.
Mr. Williams began mixing his announcing background with horses as the “Voice of Many Horse Fairs”. He has become the “Voice of over 20 top Horse Expo’s Nationwide and in Canada. He also aids many Expo’s in presenting entertainment on horseback and various equine acts. He has announced from Sacramento to Baltimore. His latest accomplishment was the “Equine Entertainment MC” at the World Equestrian Games 2010 in Lexington KY. Mr. Williams has also announced many Major and World Equestrian Shows from the AMHR to IBHA and more!
For relaxation Wayne enjoys Trail Riding and camping with wife Pat, in addition to riding in parades, and being the man “Behind the Microphone.
He is the Host of “Speaking of Horses” TV which continually brings a variety of Equine information to you at your fingertips on www.speakingofhorses.com. And now on many Cable TV Outlets as well as On Demand at www.speakingofhorses.com. Speaking of Horses TV is viewed in over 25 Countries around the World!
Jim has been announcing horse shows and events since 1991, taking him to each of the 11 Western States. Jim started out as a last minute ‘fill-in’ announcer at a local AQHA show, and his announcing career has grown from grass roots.
Jim’s favorite 2 announcing spots were at the very first 1999 Olympic Reining Trials at WestWorld in Scottsdale AZ, and announcing for the Budweiser Clydesdales at the Los Angeles County Fair for many years.
Jim lives in Riverside, and has 4 grown children and 7 grandchildren. No longer a horse owner, Jim used to Team Rope in CA, AZ and NV. Jim is a business owner, and flies his own plane.