COWGIRL 30 Under 30 2022: Maegen (Nahrgang) Taylor
Maegen (Nahrgang) Taylor
Professional Title: Corporate Partner Manager, American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA)
Home: Buckeye, Arizona
Maegen Taylor is a wife, daughter, sister, friend, and advocate for the Western industry. Her roots run deep through the creases of her cowboy hat, her strength is bonded together by the support of her family and her love for the Western way of life runs deep into the valleys of Montana & soars high above the desert in Arizona.
Her character is defined by the old cowboy code to ride for the brand, be courageous, honest, and hardworking. Her parents, brothers, and she have been involved in the Western industry as competitors and professionals for many years. Maegen feels very fortunate that over the course of her life she has found herself in leadership roles that helped pave the way for her future.
While attending the University of Montana Western Maegen thrived as a student, athlete, and leader. After graduating she was offered a position by Montana Silversmiths where she spent 5+ years working in many different capacities ranging from sales to marketing working alongside some of the best in the industry. Maegen is a proud employee of the American Quarter Horse Association as their Corporate Partner Manager. She takes great pride in having the opportunity to be able to work with her team to preserve the American Quarter Horse breed and maintain the authenticity of the Western lifestyle for their members. At the end of a hard day’s work, Maegen is happiest spending time with her family and husband in the roping pen.
Vision for the future of women in the Western industry: “Women are an integral part of the Western industry, blazing trails for young Cowgirls like me. Not only have I grown up in the industry, but I have benefitted from everything it has ever had to offer, and it has impacted every aspect of my life personally, through my education, and now my profession. My vision for the future of women in our industry is to continue to have a learning mindset to help strengthen the path for future cowgirls so they can build on what we have learned, like so many before us. I hope to inspire young cowgirls to contribute to preserving and evolving our lifestyle for many generations to come.”