Celebration of life for Eldon Reyer
A celebration of life service for Eldon Reyer will be held at Rivera Family Funerals, 417 Rodeo Road, Santa Fe, February 19, 11 am. The celebration will continue at the Santa Fe Fair Grounds indoor exhibit hall at 1 pm. For details, go to: riverafamilyfuneralhome.com/obituaries/.
Long-time leaders in our equine community, Eldon and his wife, Karen (who passed away in 2021), were involved in many equine groups, including NNMHA (board member), Back Country Horsemen (founding member), 4H Program, NM Horse Council and Rio Grande Mule and Donkey Association, among others. Eldon and Karen were rock stars of the horse world around here for many years.
Eldon served in nine national parks over 37 years and was a Korean War veteran, Eagle Scout, farrier, blacksmith and cowboy poet. He received the Back Country Horsemen Legacy Award, a national honor for his many years of service and dedication to the horse community.