Roy Flora grew up in Alvin, Tx. He was an active member of Brazoria County 4H, participating in educational presentations, share the fun, food shows, and showing livestock projects. He earned his BS In Agricultural Education from Texas A&M University in 1986. After serving 3 yrs in the US Army he began teaching agricultural science in 1990. He earned his MS in agricultural Education from Texas A&M at Kingsville in 1994. His teaching career encompassed advising and coaching FFA members in state qualified leadership teams, livestock and horse judging teams, and placing livestock projects in county and major livestock shows. He has also been involved production agriculture having owned and operated a commercial turkey farm and cattle operation, and currently breeding show pigs. After teaching for 20 years at Sharyland, Gonzales, Refugio, Alvin, Dayton, and Tarkington school districts, he came to Texas A&M AGRILIFE Extension in 2014, serving in Bexar county in San Antonio, and now in Liberty County.
Roy's Equine experience includes owning and caring fro his own horse since the age of twelve, Living and working on several ranches and overseeing the care of the horses on the ranches. Roy has also spent time under Dennis Reis and completing 12 endorsements under the Universal Horsemanship Program. Conducting Colt Starting Demonstrations, Problem Solving demonstrations, Natural Horsemanship Clinics for 4-H Clubs and adult levels to educate horse enthusiasts has been a long time passion.