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June 5 2015

09:00 AM - 06:30 PM

Dutch Oven Cooking

Dutch Oven Cooking

Ongoing all day; learn how to cook amazing meals in this fun outdoor way of cooking with Debra Mason.

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09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Win Wolcott

Win Wolcott

What You Need to Know About Nutrition

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09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Craig Cameron

Craig Cameron

Putting More Handle On Your Horse; Exercises to develop a better stop, back, rollback and spins.

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09:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Breed Revelation

Breed Revelation

Focuses on the Mule, Friesian, Kiger Mustang, Morgan, Peruvian Paso, Andalusian, Tennessee Walker, and Gypsy Vanner.

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09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Marvin Pierce

Marvin Pierce

Cattle Dogs - Focus on dog training for common problems - including chasing livestock when they are NOT supposed to!

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Robert Eversole

Robert Eversole

Friday - When the sh@t hits the fan - When “Just a Day Ride” turns into something much, much more.

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Bonnie Davis - Horsecamping

Bonnie Davis - Horsecamping

Expanding Trail Riding Adventures; North? South? West or East?

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10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Horse Cookie Kitchen

Horse Cookie Kitchen

Baking with horses in your heart.

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10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Deb Bennett, PhD.

Deb Bennett, PhD.

Conformation - Part I; Conformation for Function

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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Pat Parelli

Pat Parelli

Horses are from Mars; Humans are from Venus

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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

UC Davis

UC Davis

Dr. Bruce Christensen, DVM, MS, DACT Chief - Advanced Reproductive Techniques

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11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

White Arabian Horse Painting

White Arabian Horse Painting

Painting on a white Arabian horse.

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11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Back Country Horsemen

Back Country Horsemen

Packing a Riding Saddle with George Archer

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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Pam Perdue - Horsemastership

Pam Perdue - Horsemastership

Learn How to Groom in a Not So Basic Way

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12:00 PM - 01:15 PM

Chris Cox

Chris Cox

Ground Work in Preparation for Riding.

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12:00 PM - 01:15 PM

Eitan Beth-Halachmy

Eitan Beth-Halachmy

Welcome to Cowboy Dressage - Getting Control of the Horse's Body.

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12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Brandi Lyons

Brandi Lyons

Practical tips for mounting, standing still, tricks and beyond!

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12:30 PM - 02:00 PM

Robert Miller, DVM

Robert Miller, DVM

Understanding Horse Behavior

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12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Peter Matheson

Peter Matheson

Servicing your Trailer - Protect your investment just like detailing your truck.

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12:30 PM - 01:45 PM

Horseshoe Painting

Horseshoe Painting

Paint your own horseshoe to keep!

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01:15 PM - 02:15 PM

Danny Kroetch

Danny Kroetch

Importance of Proper Saddle Fit

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01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

Johnathan Field

Johnathan Field

Developing a Great Riding Horse from the Ground

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01:45 PM - 02:45 PM

Western States Trail Foundation

Western States Trail Foundation

Tom Mayes, accomplished endurance rider, sharing techniques to assist performance during competition or a trail ride.

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02:00 PM - 02:15 PM

White Arabian Horse Painting

White Arabian Horse Painting

Painting on a white Arabian horse.

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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Larry Whitesell

Larry Whitesell

In-Hand Work for Gaited Horses & Under-Saddle Work to Improve Gait

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2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Cathy Penrod

Cathy Penrod

How Stress Affects Us in the Show Ring

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02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Kalley Krickeberg

Kalley Krickeberg

Starting Functional Groundwork with an Unhandled Horse

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02:30 PM - 03:15 PM

Horse Cookie Kitchen

Horse Cookie Kitchen

Baking with horses in your heart.

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03:00 PM - 04:15 PM

Pat Parelli

Pat Parelli

The Power of Psychology vs. Mechanics

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03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Major Defoe

Major Defoe

Building mountain trail obstacles for competitions indoors and out.

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3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Julie Goodnight

Julie Goodnight

Balance and Rhythm in the Saddle

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03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Bill Bookout

Bill Bookout

How to Choose a Supplement - Key questions to ask when selecting the best product for your horse.

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03:30 PM - 04:15 PM

Horseshoe Painting

Horseshoe Painting

Paint your own horseshoe to keep!

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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Tom Mayes

Tom Mayes

Head-shaking and bridling problems? How to recognize and clear head & neck issues.

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04:30 PM - 06:30 PM

Ultimate Super Horse Challenge

Ultimate Super Horse Challenge

DAY ONE: Cowboy Dressage - the relationship between horse & rider and also soft feel, is the backbone o

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04:30 PM - 06:00 PM

Horse Cookie Kitchen

Horse Cookie Kitchen

Baking with horses in your heart.

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4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

Chris Cox

Chris Cox

Eliminating Head Tossing and Working on Collection

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04:45 PM - 05:45 PM

Clair Thunes, PhD.

Clair Thunes, PhD.

Nutrition: How to Prevent Colic, Ulcers, and Diarrhea

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05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Zsuzsu Illes

Zsuzsu Illes

Movement, Fit and Balance

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06:30 PM - 07:30 PM

Magnificent Seven All-Around Stock Horse Championship

Magnificent Seven All-Around Stock Horse Championship

Seven horsemen compete for this year's buckle and cash prize.

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June 6 2015

09:00 AM - 06:30 PM

Dutch Oven Cooking

Dutch Oven Cooking

Ongoing all day; learn how to cook amazing meals in this fun outdoor way of cooking with Debra Mason.

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09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Bill Bookout

Bill Bookout

Are you confident in the supplements you give your horse? NASC's role to help ensure quality from beginning to end.

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09:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Eitan Beth-Halachmy

Eitan Beth-Halachmy

Welcome to Cowboy Dressage; Creating Lightness

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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Pat Parelli

Pat Parelli

How Smart is Your Horse?

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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Danny Kroetch

Danny Kroetch

Reality of Saddle Fit vs. Common Myths

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Robert Eversole

Robert Eversole

Saturday - Lightweight Camping - Backcountry Camping without Pack Stock - You CAN do it!

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10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Horse Cookie Kitchen

Horse Cookie Kitchen

Baking with horses in your heart.

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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Clair Thunes, PhD.

Clair Thunes, PhD.

Nutrition; Does Your Horse Need Grain? How, When and Why.

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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Chris Cox

Chris Cox

The First Ride is the Most Important

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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

UC Davis

UC Davis

Dr. Claudia Sonder, DVM, Director of Center for Equine Health. Health Assessment - An overview of health & hydration.

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11:00 AM - 12:45 PM

Ultimate Super Horse Challenge

Ultimate Super Horse Challenge

DAY TWO: Trail Equitation - Watch competitors navigate their way through obstacles commonly found on the trail.

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11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

White Arabian Horse Painting

White Arabian Horse Painting

Painting on a white Arabian horse.

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11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Back Country Horsemen

Back Country Horsemen

Preparing for Wildfire Season and Evacuation of Large Animals with Carolyn Gilmore.

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11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Pam Perdue - CSHA Horsemastership

Pam Perdue - CSHA Horsemastership

Learn How to Groom in a Not So Basic Way.

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12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Robert Miller, DVM

Robert Miller, DVM

Early Learning

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12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Craig Cameron

Craig Cameron

Games and Exercises with Another Horse & Team to Develop Better Horses and Horsemanship

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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Tom Mayes

Tom Mayes

Is it Attitude or is it Pain? Common Physical Causes of Bucking, Lead Issues and More.

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12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Bonnie Davis - Horsecamping

Bonnie Davis - Horsecamping

Expanding Trail Riding Adventures; On the Road Again - Pack, Stash and Store It.

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12:30 PM - 01:45 PM

Horseshoe Painting

Horseshoe Painting

Paint your own horseshoe to keep!

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01:00 PM - 03:15 PM

Breed Revelation

Breed Revelation

Focus on the Mule, Arabian, Friesian, Gypsy Vanner, Morgan, Kiger Mustang, Peruvian Paso, Andalusian, Tenn. Walker

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01:15 PM - 02:15 PM

Marvin Pierce

Marvin Pierce

Cattle Dogs - Focus on dog training for common problems - including chasing livestock, when they are NOT supposed to!

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01:30 PM - 02:45 PM

Pat Parelli

Pat Parelli

It's Not About the Trailer: Trailer-loading issues addressed.

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01:45 PM - 02:45 PM

Cathy Penrod

Cathy Penrod

The Six Common Stress Influences that Affect the Performance Horse

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01:45 PM - 02:45 PM

Western States Trail Foundation

Western States Trail Foundation

Lisa Jordan - Fit secrets for horse & rider comfort on the trail - long distance and short.

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02:00 PM - 02:15 PM

White Arabian Horse Painting

White Arabian Horse Painting

Painting on a white Arabian horse.

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02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Zsuzsu Illes

Zsuzsu Illes

Saddle Fit - Right for the Horse, Right for the Rider

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02:30 PM - 03:15 PM

Horse Cookie Kitchen

Horse Cookie Kitchen

Baking with horses in your heart.

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03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Win Wolcott

Win Wolcott

Performance Horse Nutrition Made Easy

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03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Major Defoe

Major Defoe

Building mountain trail obstacles for competitions, indoors and out.

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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Chris Cox

Chris Cox

How to Build a Better Seat

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03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Julie Goodnight

Julie Goodnight

Canter with Confidence; Cueing, Leads and Control

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03:30 PM - 04:15 PM

Horseshoe Painting

Horseshoe Painting

Paint your own horseshoe to keep!

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03:45 PM - 04:45 PM

Brandi Lyons

Brandi Lyons

Fear - Realizing you are not alone, getting to the root of it, and learning how to gain control.

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04:15 PM - 05:45 PM

Deb Bennett, PhD.

Deb Bennett, PhD.

Conformation, Part II - How to Achieve True Collection

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04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

Peter Matheson

Peter Matheson

Floor Safety, Maintenance and Repair. Trailer servicing is like changing the oil in your truck.

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04:30 PM - 06:00 PM

Horse Cookie Kitchen

Horse Cookie Kitchen

Baking with horses in your heart.

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04:45 PM - 05:45 PM

Larry Whitesell

Larry Whitesell

Gaited Horses: Improving Gait Under Saddle - Work for the gaited horse.

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4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Johnathan Field

Johnathan Field

Liberty fun! Learn about the benefits for your horse.

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05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Kalley Krickeberg

Kalley Krickeberg

How to Begin Liberty Training

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06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Saturday Night Showcase

Saturday Night Showcase

Sponsored by Platinum Performance

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June 7 2015

09:00 AM - 06:30 PM

Dutch Oven Cooking

Dutch Oven Cooking

Ongoing all day; learn how to cook amazing meals in this fun outdoor way of cooking.

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09:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Cowboy Church

Cowboy Church

Start your Sunday off with some worship and a sermon from Richard Winters.

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09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Bill Bookout

Bill Bookout

Ten Supplement Ingredients Your Horse Should Not be Without

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09:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Ultimate Super Horse Challenge

Ultimate Super Horse Challenge

DAY THREE: FINALE - Watch this exciting event as the competitors compete for the title of Ultimate Super Horse 2015.

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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Johnathan Field

Johnathan Field

Riding Clinic; Foundation Riding Essentials for Every Rider and Horse

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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Brandi Lyons

Brandi Lyons

Best warm-up procedures you can do with your horse for any event or discipline.

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Robert Eversole

Robert Eversole

Sunday - The Compass Points Where? Get back to camp in time for dinner by knowing the fundamentals of backcountry naviga

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10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Horse Cookie Kitchen

Horse Cookie Kitchen

Baking with horses in your heart.

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10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Deb Bennett, PhD.

Deb Bennett, PhD.

Conformation, Part III; Is it a Trick? A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste

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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Pat Parelli

Pat Parelli

Look Mom...No Hands! Revealing the Secrets of Bridleless Riding

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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

UC Davis

UC Davis

Monica Aleman, MVZ, PhD, DACVIM - Neurology in Horses

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11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

White Arabian Horse Painting

White Arabian Horse Painting

Painting on a white Arabian horse.

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11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Back Country Horsemen

Back Country Horsemen

Tread Lightly in the Backcountry - Managing Stock for Minimum Impact with Jerry Heitzler

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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Larry Whitesell

Larry Whitesell

Gaited Horses; Solving Gait Problems

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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Pam Perdue - Horsemastership

Pam Perdue - Horsemastership

Learn how to groom, not so basic

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12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Chris Cox

Chris Cox

Achieving Power Steering and Softness

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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Kalley Krickeberg

Kalley Krickeberg

The Educated Young Horse on the Ground

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12:30 PM - 01:45 PM

Robert Miller, DVM

Robert Miller, DVM

Solving the Six Most Common Misbehaviors

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12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Peter Matheson

Peter Matheson

Fire is the biggest fear we have while under heavy braking. How to prevent trailer fires.

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12:30 PM - 01:45 PM

Horseshoe Painting

Horseshoe Painting

Paint your own horseshoe to keep!

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12:45 PM - 01:45 PM

Eitan Beth-Halachmy

Eitan Beth-Halachmy

Welcome to Cowboy Dressage; Gymnastic Exercises to Improve Your Western Horse

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1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Danny Kroetch

Danny Kroetch

The Issues with Traditional Saddle Fit

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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Craig Cameron

Craig Cameron

Ponying with a Purpose; Techniques for Working Horses from a Horse, Advances both Horse and Rider's Skills

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01:45 PM - 02:45 PM

Western States Trail Foundation

Western States Trail Foundation

Kirk Adkins - Exploring the benefits of horseshoes of different varieties on the trail.

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02:00 PM - 02:15 PM

White Arabian Horse Painting

White Arabian Horse Painting

Painting on a white Arabian horse.

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02:15 PM - 03:15 PM

Win Wolcott

Win Wolcott

The Secret to a Simple Feeding Program

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02:15 PM - 03:15 PM

Julie Goodnight

Julie Goodnight

Communication and Control - Sponsored by Nutramax

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02:30 PM - 03:15 PM

Horse Cookie Kitchen

Horse Cookie Kitchen

Baking with horses in your heart.

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Tom Mayes

Tom Mayes

Merging with Equus; Connection and Communication at a Deeper Level

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2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Pat Parelli

Pat Parelli

It's Not About the Trailer

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03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Major Defoe

Major Defoe

Building mountain trail obstacles for competitions indoors and out.

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03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Cathy Penrod

Cathy Penrod

How Stress Affects Us in the Showring

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03:30 PM - 05:45 PM

Breed Revelation

Breed Revelation

Focuses on Mules, Arabian, Friesian, Gypsy Vanner, Morgan, Peruvian, Andalusian, Tennessee Walker, & the Kiger Mustang.

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03:30 PM - 04:15 PM

Horseshoe Painting

Horseshoe Painting

Paint your own horseshoe to keep!

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03:45 PM - 04:45 PM

Zsuzsu Illes

Zsuzsu Illes

Tracings - What they are, how to make, & how to use in numerous ways to help ensure a great saddle fit.

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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Chris Cox

Chris Cox

Overcoming Trailer Loading Issues

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04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

Bonnie Davis - Horsecamping

Bonnie Davis - Horsecamping

Expanding Trail Riding Adventures; Camp Topics: Safety, Selection and Keeping Your Horse Happy!

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04:30 PM - 06:00 PM

Horse Cookie Kitchen

Horse Cookie Kitchen

Baking with horses in your heart.

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4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Clair Thunes, PhD.

Clair Thunes, PhD.

Nutrition; Feeding the Metabolically-Challenged Horse

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05:15 PM - 06:00 PM

Craig Cameron

Craig Cameron

Hobbling; The "Who", "What" and "Wheres" of Hobbling, and Why It's a Must for Every Horse and Owner

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05:15 PM - 06:15 PM

Marvin Pierce

Marvin Pierce

Cattle Dogs - Focus on dog training for common problems - Including chasing livestock when they are NOT supposed to!

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