Joe Ellis and Robin Young-Ellis with their American Quarter horses, (from left) Colonel, Mayo, JR Smart Haida, and Sugar at their 40-acre ranch, Ellis Oaks, near Cypress. (Photo: Robin Janson)
Joe competes with cutting horses. Here he is with Pepto Primero de Abril as a colt. “Abril” grew up to become a successful cutting horse.
Joe Ellis, Tucker Knight, Bubba Murphy (from left, back row), Robin Young-Ellis, Corinne Heiligbrodt and Susan Brooks (from left, front row) volunteer for the Houston Livestock and Rodeo horse show at NRG Arena. (Photo: lawellphoto.com)
Robin Young-Ellis and Joe Ellis train and ride cutting horses at their ranch near Cypress. (Photo: lawellphoto.com)