Led by General Manager Josh Minshull, the Express Clydesdale handlers provide daily care for the gentle giants at home in the specially reconstructed Clydesdale barn in Yukon, OK, and on their world travels for competitions and shows. Every year, the Clydesdales team travels across North America, promoting Express Employment Professionals, competing in international competitions, and attending fundraising events in support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and other charities.
Josh Minshull, Express Clydesdales General Manager, oversees and directs operations and promotions for the Express Clydesdales. A native of Port Orchard, WA, Minshull has been involved in the equine industry all his life and has been a member of the Express Clydesdales for 12 years. Recognized as one of the best drivers in the industry, Minshull takes great pride in the Clydesdale hitches he trains. This work requires great skill, coordination and discipline training them in perfect synchronization with grace and agility. He’s also a member of the Clydesdale Breeders of the United States Association. With his extensive knowledge, Minshull has become a highly-respected trainer and manager, and under his direction, the Express Clydesdales of Express Employment Professionals have become nationally recognized, earning the title of 2013 World Champion 6-Horse Hitch.
Rexx Mann, a Jackson Center, OH, native, has been working with the Express Clydesdales team for seven years. He earned his associate degree in general science from Blinn College in Brenham, TX. Along with working full time with the Clydesdales team, Mann is also working toward a master’s degree in agribusiness from Kansas State University. He enjoys traveling all over the country and sharing his background and knowledge of horses with others.
The Express Clydesdales have participated in many nationally recognized parades and promotional events including the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the Tournament of Roses Parade, the Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade and the Fiesta Bowl Parade just to name a few.
The entire Express Clydesdales team serves as ambassadors for Express Employment Professionals, an international staffing firm with more than 630 offices in three countries.