Ron McMillian, Collinsville, OK, has been involved in the breeding and showing of an AQHA Champion and multiple World and Reserve World Champions for more than 40 years.
Ron was born December 22, 1948 in Skiatook, OK to Wayne and Ilean McMillian.
He is a past President of the Ozark Quarter Horse Association, a past member of the Oklahoma Quarter Horse Association Board of Directors.
Ron has worked with the International Equine Judges seminar for the past 20 years and instructed classes for their Judges Academy. He has served on the Judges Committee for the American Paint Horse Association and is currently on the Professional Horseman’s Committee.
Ron has served as a Ring Steward for the past 35 years for numerous prestigious World Champion Shows for American Quarter Horse Association, Palomino Horse Breeders of America, American Paint Horse Association, Pinto Horse Association of America, American Buckskin Registry of America, American Miniature Horse Association, Appaloosa Horse Club, National Snaffle Bit Association as well as the National Western Stock Show, Florida State Fair, Texas Classic, Dixie National, and Florida Gold Coast and Gulf Coast Shows.
Ron was the subject of 2017 Equine Chronicle article “The Don & Ron Show. The Dynamic Ring Steward Duo of Don Manuello and Ron McMillian.”
Ron was inducted in to the 2010 Pinto Horse Association of America Hall of Fame.
Ron retired from Public Service Company of Oklahoma after 36 years a laboratory technician. He resides in Collinsville, Oklahoma with wife of 51 years Karen. They have one daughter Stephanie Kirkland, her husband Jay and son Jaxton.