Joe was raised in Montana and started breaking wild stallions bareback at the age of 9.
Joe grew up in Lynchburg, Virginia and at the origination of Onyx's Dream, he had no experience with animals other than pet dogs. Joe follows along with Casey's vision of the farm because he sees in her a deep love and passion for saving animals. Joe's role at Onyx's Dream is to assist Casey in her mission. This can mean anything from supporting her in the background as she pours her soul into the cause to manual labor such as mucking stalls.
Joe serves on the Board of Directors.