Cheryl Kolbrick passed away on February 16th. She was a long time Illinois trainer who turned down a golf scholarship in favor of a rodeo scholarship at the University of Wyoming. She went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Animal Nutrition. She trained horses such as, Zagor’s War, Circle Kate, and Romeo’s Holdout. At one time, she trained a string of horses owned by former Chicago Bears Defensive Coordinator Buddy Ryan.
Cheryl was an accomplished baker, who was well liked by all. She was 73 at the time of her death.