Todd was raised on a cash crop and livestock farm operation in South-Western Ontario. He is a graduate of both St. Clair College and U. of G.- Ridgetown College Campus with Diplomas in Business Marketing and Agricultural Production and Management-Field Crops and Livestock.
Todd’s family became involved in the AQHA Show Industry back in the 1970’s. Todd himself, started showing on the AQHA Circuit as a Youth Exhibitor, and earned multiple – ‘Year End High-Point Champion’ Titles, and ‘Grand Champion’ Trophies, which remain his favorite to date.
As a Family, the Laidlaw’s produced several World and Congress Champions/Reserve Champions, Quarterama Champions, Multiple Futurity Champions in Ontario, Michigan, and Other Major USA Futurities. Additionally, they have produced Ontario High Point Champions, Canadian Quarter Horse Assoc Champions & multiple High Point -‘Trophy Saddle’ Winners.
Today, Todd owns a Quarter Horse Breeding Farm where he has bred and raised AQHA and APHA World Champions/ Reserve Champions, Congress Champions/ Reserve Champions and ‘High Selling Horses’ at both the AQHA World Show Sale and the All-American Quarter Horse Congress-Super Sale, along with his private-farm Sales successes.
Todd had the privilege of accepting the NSBA-Hall of Fame Induction Award on behalf of his former Stallion “Sweet Talkin Chip”, & currently is enjoying the success of his new Stallion “TY”.
In 2021, “TY” won the prestigious “Sire of Excellence” Award for the Ontario Quarter Horse Breeders Futurity and has produced numerous Futurity Champions and All-Around Champion Award Earners in both Canada and the USA. Several NSBA Bronze Trophy Winners also represent the quality and focus of this Horse Program.
In his spare time, you will find Todd outside attending to the farm and horses, ensuring continued success. Todd looks forward to connecting with all of his Greenway customers to service their needs and requirements and assist with any questions and opportunities.
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A lifelong student of beef cattle nutrition has had Wayne immersed in a career tenure of 30 plus years working with feed manufacturers and food producers spanning from Ontario to BC. It’s a calling he did not take lightly as it shaped and steered his life as a young boy growing up in an industrialized city in Southwestern Ontario to present day where he and his wife Edie own and operate their ranch in the foothills of Alberta.
Skelton Cattle Co. raises registered polled Hereford Breeding stock, and their genetics can be found across Canada. Grand Champion Bull and Female Banners earned at the Toronto Royal Winter Fair, Canadian Western Agribition and the World Hereford Conference hang on his office wall along with pictures of the fondly named winners such as “Wideload”, “Jake” and “Joplin” to name a few.
With over 20 years as a beef feed specialist, continued learning at the Meat Animal Research Center, Kansas State University and Iowa Beef Center, and a chance meeting with the editor from a Canadian agricultural publication had him being asked to write and submit articles relating to beef nutrition and management as he had learned to apply to his customer market. Bovine reproduction, nutrition, and management articles of his have been read by many.
Always up for a visit, feel free to give Wayne a call at any of his contact numbers. He’d love to hear from you!
Wayne Skelton – Business Development Representative - Bulk