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The Sweetbeau Team

Robert Flores
Lead Trainer

Lead trainer at Sweetbeau, Roberto is a known competitor, trainer, and world class judge in the mustang and EXCA world. He is an American Mustang Training Challenge Freestyle Champion and Extreme Mustang Makeover Young Gun Champion as well as an Extreme Cowboy competitor claiming the World Reserve Champion for 2020 and 2021. His knowledge and success has earned him many invitations to judge and show nationally and internationally for EXCA world championships and Mustang Heritage Foundation events. His accomplishments are even broader and include versatility Ranch Horse and Reining competitions with AQHA and NRHA. Previously, Roberto operated his training business, Roberto Flores Horsemanship, where he offered colt starting and performance training for all breeds, shapes, and sizes as well as showed some client horses in ranch riding or trail courses. He has worked with cutting, cowhorse, and reining trainers as well as interned with vet clinics and is pursuing his business and veterinary degrees. 

India Penner
Assistant Trainer

India Penner is our assistant trainer and administrator, handling the ins and outs of the ranch and our programs alongside Patricia. She is also a Mustang Makeover competitor, and attended Feather River College, which is one of our most respected equine educational programs in the nation. Additionally, she assisted in setting up the BLM storefront furthest east in the U.S., which dramatically expands opportunities for adopted mustangs to find homes on the other side of our country. India also created and owned Foundation Horsemanship, a solid lesson and training program.