Frank Dietrich, age 76, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas was born November 3, 1935 he passed away on October 23, 2012.

Frank Dietrick was an avid horseman within the Walking Horse and Racking Horse Industry. Mr. Dietrich was known nationally for authoring the first comprehensive rule book of the Racking Horse Breeders Association. He was voted “Horseman of the Year,” in 1977-1978, for his dedication to the Racking Horse Breeders Association. Mr. Dietrich was the Executive Vice President of the National Association, and in his fifteen years at that post he chaired every committee.