Road to the Horse is proud to welcome Whispery Pines Percherons to the entertainer lineup for 2022.

“Whispery Pines Percherons is excited to return to the prestigious World Championships of Colt Starting in Lexington, Kentucky. We can’t wait to see all our friends, both old and new” states Kellie Rettinger. “The boys are groomed and ready to come to town!”

Stay tuned as we prepare to announce additional performers and guest clinicians for Road to the Horse 2022.

About Whispery Pines Percherons

Sam and Kellie Rettinger have been involved in the equine industry their entire life and are owners of Whispery Pines Percherons in Kingsville, OH. Sam Rettinger grew up with draft horses and began driving and showing them at a young age. In addition to showing, Sam currently trains their horses to work and complete logging projects on the couple’s farm. Kellie Rettinger grew up riding and showing Quarter Horses in hunt seat, western pleasure, gaming, and cutting. After meeting Sam, more than 15 years ago, she began to drive, ride, and show draft horses in saddle seat, western pleasure, and Roman riding classes.

The Rettingers bring their horses to several events each year to show in different hitch and riding classes. They also provide carriage rides with their Percherons for a variety of events including weddings, birthdays, hay rides, and winter sleigh rides. Learn more at