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Mickey Young: Owner


Mickey Young, owner and developer of Silver Lining Herbs, has been deeply involved with animals all his life. After a rodeo career that spanned competitor (11-time NFR qualifier in rough stock) and stock contractor (seven times to the NFR), Mickey began focusing on the vast herbal knowledge he’d accumulated apprenticing to his parents and on his own. This resulted in the creation of Silver Lining Herbs, a formalization of something Mickey had already been doing for years – supporting hundreds of his own animals and his friends’ with various custom blends of superb-quality powdered herbs. Through Mickey’s hours of endless study and hands-on experience there are now over 50 Silver Lining formulas designed to promote natural health for horses and dogs.

Dr. Patrick P. Jones: Silver Lining Corporate Veterinarian


Dr. Patrick P. Jones is a licensed veterinarian practicing in Southern Idaho, a graduate of Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Jones has long been convinced that conventional medicine doesn't hold all the answers to the health needs of his patients, and that herbs play a vital role in the health of his patients. He believes that, given the proper environment and nutrition – in a large part created by feeding the right kind and combination of herbs – the body has amazing recuperative powers, and will enjoy a stronger foundation of health.

Chance Schuknecht: Distribution Manager


Chance Schuknecht was raised and graduated high school in Iowa Falls, Iowa. His love for horses and a rodeo scholarship took him to Rapid City, South Dakota where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Equine Management from National American University. A college internship brought him to Buhl, Idaho where he worked along side Mickey Young, learning how herbs aid and support equine and canine health. Chance now oversees all of Silver Lining’s sales representatives and distributors.

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