With over 40 years combined experience, Vantage Point Farm II, Ltd. offers a variety of services for your consideration.

We specialize in the training of young horses for halter and performance and have produced many Regional and National Champions. Lessons under saddle and in-hand are also available. For a complete schedule and details on any of our services, please call Vantage Point Farm II, Ltd. directly.

Vantage Point Farm II, Ltd. also offers consultations, lessons, coaching, evaluations.

Ron Palelek is a USEF Level 1 judge in the Arabian Division as has judged horse shows throughout the world. He has invaluable experience along with an expert eye on considering horses at all performance levels.

Ron Palelek's Credentials


Bachelor of Science: Agriculture/Animal Husbandry 1963
University Of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho

Certified Equine Artificial Insemination Management 1970
Arabian Horse Association Judges Seminar, 1998, 2000, 2002

Areas of Expertise:

  • More than fifty years of experience in the management care, breeding, training, and showing of Arabian and Half Arabian horses.
  • Renowned speaker on the subject of the Arabian horse breed, conducting public and private seminars though out North America, Europe, and Australia in the evaluation of breeding and showing stock as well as various farm and training operations.
  • International judge for the Australian National Championship Horse Show and the South African National Championship Horse Show as well as numerous regional and class "A" competitions, including the 2002 Scottsdale All Arabian Horse Show. Register "R" judge through the United States Equestrian Federation and the Arabian Horse Association.
  • Clinician, Arabian Horse Associations, Judges Education and evaluation Commission 10 years
  • Breeding/Training Consultant, Eternity Arabians, Roy, WA, 2002-present
  • Breeding/Training Consultant Meadowood Farm, Snohomish, WA 1995-1999
  • Breeding/Training Consultant Reed Training Center, Chilliwack, BC 1992-2007

Owner, operator of Vantage Point Farm, II, Ltd, since 1964. As a major breeding and training facility, Vantage Point Farm, II, Ltd. with Ron Palelek, has successfully developed and shown over 60 Arabian horses to National Championships in both halter and performance. *Simeon Shai+ and VP Kaluha, trained and shown by Ron, hold the highest honors by setting unprecedented records never before accomplished in the history of the Arabian breed both nationally and internationally. Both horses with Ron won the Scottsdale Arabian Halter Championship, the Canadian National Arabian Halter Championship, the United States National Arabian Halter Championship and were flown to Paris to win the World Championships at the Salon du Cheval.

Related Experience:

  • Director for Region 5 Arabian Horse Association, 1975-1979, 1997-2001
  • Breeding and Training, Vantage Point Farm, II, Ltd. 1964-present
  • Breeding and Training Consultant, Meadowood Farm, Snohomish, WA. 1996-2000
  • Training Consultant, Reed Training Center, Chilliwack, BC, 1994-2000
  • Delegate to the Annual Arabian Horse Association Convention 1975-present
  • Past Chairman Arabian Horse Association Sweepstakes Commission
  • Past Chairman & Vice Chairman, National and Regional Classes Committee
  • Pate President of the Washington Arabian Horse Association 1972
  • Past member of the Arabian Horse Association Nominating Committee
  • Past Arabian Horse Association Equitation Committee Chairman
  • Past Chairman of National Arabian Horse Sales Committee
Professional Affiliations:

  • Arabian Horse Association, life member
  • United States Equestrian Federation, life member
  • Half Arabian Club of Washington, member
  • Inland Empire Arabian Horse Club, member
  • Advisory Board Member, School of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University

Joan Paleleks's Credentials


  • Associates Degree in Dental Hygeine
    Yakima Valley College, 1975

  • Bachleor of Science : Dental Hygeine
    Summa Cum Laude
    Eastern Washington University, 2011

Areas of Expertise

  • Farm Management; personnel, client, show schedule
  • Show Manager :
    Mid Summer Classic Arabian Horse Show, 2005 - present
    Region 5 Show Commissioner, 10 years of service
    Washington State Horseman Judges and Stewards Advisory Board, 1997 - present


  • United States Equestrian Federation "R" judge In the Arabian Division

  • USEF, AHA Registered Level 1 Judge, Arabian Division
  • AHA Judges Seminar 1991, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2007, 2011
  • Washington State Horseman Senior judge, licensed to judge the Hunter, Jumper, Hunter Seat Equitation, Stock Seat Equitation & Western Divisions


  • USEF AHA Steward, C1/C2 Categories
  • USEF Stewards Seminar 1985 every four years, last attended 2010

Show Manager:

  • Mid-Summer Classic Charity Horse Show

Vantage Point Farm II, Ltd. Cheney, WA. | Ron Cell: (206) 909-0168 | Joan Cell: (206) 972-2163 | vpfltd@gmail.com
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