Women of the West — Heather Stiles
Author: SUSAN MORRISON
Interview by SUSAN MORRISON Photograph by ROSS HECOX
She took a decade-long detour from the ranching lifestyle, but Heather Stiles’s heart was with horses. When she followed her heart, she found her home.
Photograph by ROSS HECOX
Heather Stiles grew up on the legendary King Ranch in Kingsville, Texas, where her father, Joe Stiles, managed the Quarter Horse division. After graduating from college and working in the futures trading business, Stiles, 44, gave up city life in 2004 to operate her own asset management company, train her cutting horses, establish Stiles Land & Livestock with her brother in East Texas, and get back to the cowgirl lifestyle she loves.
I LIVED IN Chicago and then New York. I worked in the futures industry on the brokerage side, came back to Texas and traded electricity for a couple of years, then went.........
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