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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Clinicians

Pat Parelli

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Jim Wofford

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Kristi Wysocki

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Doug Leasor

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Doug Mills

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Jec Ballou

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Sandi Simons

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Trainers Challenge

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Glenn Stewart

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David Simons

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Sonny Garguilo

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Sunday Schedule

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Equine Experience

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Pat Parelli

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Parelli Natural Horsemanship Pat Parelli is the creator of the term Natural Horsemanship. Since his first seminar on March 1st 1982, Pat has presented his philosophy of Love, Language & Leadership to over 1 Million people, including the Queen of England, Anthony Robbins, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers and Tom Sellek. He has had over 200,000 students in 57 countries enrolled in his long-distance study program. More than 1,000 episodes of his educational & inspirational program have been broadcasted on several different TV stations in three continents. Magazine articles have been published in over a dozen different languages. Pat Parelli was not only the founding President of the American Mule Association in 1976, he also founded the Parelli Education Institute which supports Youth Horsemanship, Therapeutic Horsemanship and Horse Welfare.

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Jim Wofford

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James C. (Jim) Wofford, was born and raised on a horse farm in Kansas. He is a graduate of Culver Military Academy, and the School of Business at the University of Colorado. Wofford, a 3-time Olympian, has spent his life with horses, and is one of the best-known Eventing trainers in the world today. In 2000, he was listed by the Chronicle of the Horse as one of the “50 Most Influential Horseman” of the 20th century, and in 2012, was awarded the Jimmy A. Williams Trophy for Lifetime Achievement, horse sports’ highest honor and is a Hall of Fame member of both the US Eventing Association and Culver Military Academy. Wofford has had at least 1 student on every USA Olympic, World Championship, and Pan-American team since 1978. All four members of the US Bronze medal team at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, including David O’Connor, the Individual Gold medal winner, were graduates of Wofford’s program. In addition, 3 of the 4 members of the 2002 Gold Medal team at the World Equestrian Games were his former students. Kim Severson, the Individual Silver Medal winner at the Athens Olympics, and Gina Miles, the Individual Silver Medal winner at the Beijing Olympics, are both graduates of Wofford’s program. He was named USOC Developmental Coach of the Year in both 1998 and 1999. He served as coach for the Canadian Team for the 2002 World

Championships, for the Silver Medal Team at the 2003 Pan Am Championships, and the 2004 Olympics in Athens. In 2007 Wofford was named a Fellow of the USEA Instructors Certification Program. Widely sought after as a clinician and coach, Wofford is equally well known as an author. His first book, TRAINING THE 3-DAY EVENT HORSE AND RIDER, is now back in print after selling out the first print run, while his second book, GYMNASTICS: SYSTEMATIC TRAINING FOR JUMPING HORSES is out of print. A sequel, entitled MODERN GYMNASTICS, is now available. Three other books, TAKE A GOOD LOOK AROUND, 101 EVENTING TIPS, and CROSS-COUNTRY WITH JIM WOFFORD, are all widely available. In addition, he writes a monthly column for Practical Horseman, the largest monthly periodical in the US dedicated to “English” riding. Beginning with the 1972 Olympics, Wofford has served as the television color commentator for many national and international broadcasts, and has worked for NBC, ABC, and PBS. He served as the color commentator for the 2006 NBC Rolex Championships, for the NBC coverage of both the 2006 World Equestrian Games in Aachen, Germany and the 2010 World Championships in Lexington, Ky. Wofford was a successful competitor until his retirement in 1986. He was on the 1968, 1972, and 1980 Olympic teams, winning two team Silver medals, and one individual Silver medal. He also competed in the 1970 and 1978 World championships, winning Bronze individual and team medals. He won the US National championships five times, on five different horses, and won or placed at many competitions abroad between 1959 and 1986.

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Sonny Garguilo -“The Man Who Talks to Horses” Join Natural Horseman Sonny Garguilo on his journey to educate and motivate horse enthusiasts this year at THE MANE EVENT in Chilliwack, BC on Oct 23 - 25 2015. Sonny has not only been invited to participate in the Trainers Challenge, but will also be one of the featured presenters this year! Sonny Garguilo is world renowned for his Equine Problem Solving. He travels the country presenting a better way to work along side the horse to build mutual trust and respect through his proven methods. As a clinician, guest speaker, author and host of his own horse talk radio show, Sonny along with his partner “The Amazin SIS “ have been able to give people a better understanding of the horse- human relationship. His hopes are to make the world just a little better for Gods greatest gift to us “The Horse”

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“If you want your horse to respect you, respect him! If you want your horse to have patience with you, have patience with him! If you want your horse to be fair and kind to you, be fair and kind to him! It’s pretty simple when you think about it.” - Sonny Garguilo


Kristi Wysocki

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Kristi Wysocki is an FEI 3* Dressage Judge, a USEF Dressage Sport Horse judge and an FEI 4* Para Dressage Judge. She has competed successfully through the Grand Prix level on numerous horses, included CDI competitions. Kristi has won many local and national awards through the Grand Prix level including her USDF Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. She is the USDF sport Horse Committee chair and serves on the USDF sport Horse Seminar Faculty and the USEF Dressage Committee . Kristi has many students that have also been successful in the show ring through Grand Prix. She takes a unique perspective when teaching, using both her engineering background and sport horse expertise to help her students understand the horse bio-mechanically. This can often simplify the concept for the rider and make it easier for them to understand and attempt the task at hand. Kristi tries to help her students understand what is happening bio-mechanically so they in turn can communicate with the horse with more logical, clarified aids. Kristi also operates Eagles Wing Equine Therapy and Rehab Center designed to help horses recovering from surgeries and injuries to heal more quickly and successfully.

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Doug Leasor

Barrel Racing & Pole Bending

AQHA Professional Horseman, Doug Leasor, born and raised in Kentucky has found his niche with Quarter Horses even in the midst of Thoroughbred country. He got his first pony at 6, upgraded to a Quarter Horse at 12 and has had a passion for speed events ever since. Leasor grew up competing in Team Roping and Barrel Racing and has trained horses that have gone on to excel in all disciplines. His many lifetime accomplishments include training 10 AQHA High Point title earners, Congress Champions and AQHA World show finalists, many years exhibiting multiple horses to top ten finishes. He has been a captain and member of AQHA’s Team Wrangler for numerous years by being one of the top speed event riders in the nation. Doug also has a knack for teaching others as coach for many youth and amateurs, including his son Justin who also won the AQHA High Point title in 2002 and was Reserve AQHYA champion in 2003. Doug has used his ability to teach others in clinics all across the United States and hopes to continue to teach others through his video series “Starting the Speed Event Horse.” Now living in Holland Massachusetts, Doug trains horses for Speed Events and coaches Youth and Amateur riders. Doug is the Regional Representative for the National Pole Bending Association for the New England and

Delaware regions and works to teach riders how to get the most out of there speed event horses while keeping there horses comfortable and happy in their jobs.. His unique methods for training speed event horses to be responsive and easy to ride are trademarks of his program.

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Doug Mills Horsemanship

Doug Mills has built his training program around horses and people. Born and raised on a working cattle ranch in Price, Utah he started his first horse when he was eight years old under the guidance of his brother in law, George Fasselin. That experience was invaluable as he learned how to safely get around the wild ones. He also learned the value of giving a horse a job then leave him alone. In his early teens Doug watched a round pen demo that would forever change how he thought about horses. The trainer had a BLM Mustang that he rode in a couple hours with no restraints. That was unheard of in those days. That demo ignited a passion in Doug and set him out on his path to developing one of the most trusted and proven methods available. More information became available via clinics, videos, books and articles. Doug became a junkie. Working horses at liberty he learned how to teach horses without restraints. After experiencing the incredible results using his newly developed technique, Doug’s excitement turned into a passion of needing to share what he had learned with others through clinics and demos. Most of the people at the first clinics were new to horses so he learned how to break down difficult tasks into simple steps. He found a couple of common problems people were having, one was communication. The commands were

too fast with inconsistent angle, pressure and timed release. The other was a lack of leadership, horses were walking all over the owners. Doug came up with the simplest manoeuvre he knew of that would address both problems, then tested them at clinics. The goal was for the greenest rider to have success with the toughest horse. This was the beginning of Training Thru Trust! He continued to add steps to the program teaching more and more body control on the horse using the same communicative steps. He knew he was on to something when he recognized a tremendous improvement in himself and his horses. Slowing down, being very clear and working in patterns made things simple to teach to both horse and people. Doug has always had a passion for well broke, athletic horses so showing reining and working cow horse was the likely place for him to learn from the best in the business. He took all he learned about training and showing performance horses and applied the Training Thru Trustphilosophy and techniques. Doug believes the key to willingness is choices without restraints. “Making the right thing easy, and the wrong thing hard.” Some of his greatest achievements have been making the finals at the Snaffle Bit Futurity in Reno Nevada in the Ltd Open where he finished in 6th place along with winning the Ltd. Open at the Stallion Stakes in Nampa, Idaho. He rode a horse called ‘He’s Wright On’, a stallion that he bought as a yearling, trained and showed him to his 4 year old year, then sold him to Gardiner Quarter Horses from Ashland, Kansas where he went on to win over $150,000 in NRCHA premier events. Doug also made the Open Finals and won the Ltd. Open at the Stallion Stakes the following year on a stallion called ‘Shiney Playboy’ that he is still co-owner of today. He is also a 5 time Mane Event Trainers Challenge Champion and winner of the first European Trainers Challenge. Doug credits many clinicians and trainers for the success of his program, but the horse is still his most influential teacher. In (1989) with his wife, Lynette and their four children, (Kyle, Kade, Kaylee and Kelcie) he moved to British Columbia, Canada as a farrier and horse trainer, where he has continued to build his “Training Thru Trust”program.

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Jec Ballou

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Widely appreciated as the author of best-selling 101 Dressage Exercises for Horse and Rider, Jec’s aim is to meet what she sees as an enormous need within the industry for simple, clear, and practical information. 101 Dressage remains one of the top sellers of all equine instruction books and has been translated into four foreign languages. It is now available as a smartphone App and was endorsed by the United States Dressage Federation as being one of the most essential books for dressage enthusiasts to own.

Her newest book, 101 Western Dressage Exercises for Horse and Rider, was published in 2014. Most prominent in the dressage competition scene, she has trained and competed through the FEI levels but has also competed in long distance trail riding, Ride &

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Tie, breed shows, and almost everything in between. She won three consecutive East Coast championships in distance riding, becoming the youngest rider in history to win the prestigious Vermont 100 Mile Competition. A proponent of interdisciplinary study, she serves as an advisor to the Western Dressage Association of America.

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Jec’s second book, Equine Fitness, was named #2 among the best horse-related books by the American Horse Publications awards. Following the popularity of Equine Fitness, Jec designed and published specific conditioning plans, the first of their kind for horses. She has also educated about equine fitness, cross-training, and conditioning timelines around the country at Equine Affaire, Western States Horse Expo, American Youth Horse Council, Rocky Mountain Horse Expo, and the Dressage Radio Show. Jec contributes regularly to Dressage Today, Horse Illustrated, Canadian Horse Journal, and Eclectic Horseman magazines.

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Sandi Simons Horsemanship

Sandi Simons was a typical Aussie country kid that would get on any horse and ride! But like many women she discovered that when she got a little older became a wife and mother (not just of one or two children but five!!) she developed that innate sense of self preservation and her confidence in the saddle and dealing with horses was not what it used to be! This is a familiar story that Sandi hears and sees time and time again- one to which she can definitely relate. Using her own experiences, unique style and incorporating some of the training methods of her husband David Simons, Sandi has helped thousands of women around the world regain the confidence they once had in themselves to then get back in the saddle and enjoy a safe, harmonious relationship with their horses. There is an added bonus for anyone that spends time learning Sandi’s methods, women of all ages, experience and at various stages of their life journey come together to learn from one another and give each other support. Perhaps it was a bad fall, injury, absence from the saddle, an unsuitable horse or just the emotional ups and downs of life that has taken a toll on someone’s confidence it really doesn’t matter, the outcome is the same; it leads to fear and apprehension doing the thing that women who love horses most want to do – ride and enjoy the freedom and time with their horse away from life’s demands!

Sandi’s insightful, compassionate nature makes her a truly unique coach and combined with her own experiences has enabled her to provide a training system that was sadly lacking for the silent majority in the horse world – women who love horses and need to feel nurtured, competent and inspired. There are plenty of laughs along the way and sometimes tears but always in a safe and relaxed environment. Many of the women who attend either a weekend clinic or a week long live in ‘Confidence Camp’ think they are going to ride and find a better way (which indeed they do) but equally many come away having found out more about themselves than they could possibly ever have imagined! If you are feeling a little jaded, uninspired or just down right scared of where you are at in your life with horses, contact Sandi and speak to her – it will be one of the nicest and most inspiring things you could do for yourself and your horse!

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2:00 2:15 2:30 2:45 3:00 3:15 3:30 3:45 4:00 4:15 4:30 4:45 5:00 5:15 5:30 5:45 6:00 6:15 6:30 6:45 7:00 7:15 7:30 7:45 8:00

Arena Arena Doors Open – Welcome to the Mane Event! Jim Wofford Group 1 Improving the Rider’s Position 9:30 – 10:45

Break Pat Parelli "It's Not About the.... (Trailer, Clippers, etc.)" 11:00 – 12:15

Break Best of The Breeds 12:30 – 1:15

Ann Turner Ann’s Horsemanship Riding In Balance: The Connection Between Training Problems & Body Issues 9:30 – 10:45 Break Doug Leasor The Power of Poles 11:00 – 12:15

Break Jim Wofford Group 2 Improving the Rider’s Position 4:45 – 6:00 Break Pat Parelli Look Mom … No Hands! Revealing the Secrets of Bridleless Riding 6:15 – 7:30

10:15 10:30 10:45 11:00 11:15

11:30 11:45 12:00 12:15 12:30

Round Pen Demo Area Doors Open – Welcome to the Mane Event! Helen Russell Horse Centered Draw For TC Horses Collaborative Trainers Challenge Feeling For Balance – Introduction to Herd Dynamics David Simons & The Role “Intentions” Play in Session # 1 the Human/Herd Interactions 10:00 – 10:45 9:15 – 10:15 Break David Craig Break Animal Pro Trainers Challenge Products/Healthy Horses Glenn Stewart How Mycotoxins Impact a Session # 1 Horse’s Performance & Metabolic System 11:00 – 11:45 10:30 – 11:30

12:45 1:00 1:15 1:30 1:45

Break Trainers Challenge Sonny Garguilo Session # 1 12:00 – 12:45 Break Doug Mills Solutions for Common Problems 1:00 – 2:00

Glenn Stewart Save Time Call 911 Before You Ride 2:00 – 3:15

2:00 2:15 2:30 2:45 3:00

Break Pat Parelli Horses are from Mars, Humans are from Venus 2:15 – 3:15

Break Sandi Simons Confidence for Women Groundwork 3:30 – 4:30

3:15 3:30 3:45 4:00 4:15

Break Kristi Wysocki Is Your Horses Conformation Good, Bad or Ugly? 3:30 – 4:30

Break Doug Mills Course Five: Lessons 1-4 4:45 – 6:00

4:30 4:45 5:00 5:15

Break Trainers Challenge Glenn Stewart Session # 2 4:45 – 5:30 Break

Break Kristi Wysocki The Mystery of the Half Halt 12:30 – 1:45

Break David Simons Reining - Stops and Circles 1:30 – 2:45

Break Doug Leasor The Last Turn (Pole Bending) 3:00 – 4:15

9:00 9:15 9:30 9:45 10:00

Break

5:30

Break Jec Ballou Training Progression for Western Dressage 6:15 – 7:30

Working Ranch Challenge Set-up

5:45 6:00 6:15 6:30 6:45 7:00 7:15 7:30 7:45 8:00

Trainers Challenge Sonny Garguilo Session # 2 5:45 – 6:30 Break Trainers Challenge David Simons Session # 2 6:45 – 7:30 Break

The Trade Show Closes at 8:00 pm

Break Danny Kroetch DK Saddlery How Does A Properly Fitted Saddle Make a Difference 11:45 – 12:45 Break Marijke van de Water Riva’s Remedies Deepening Your Connection with Your Horse – Physically, Emotionally and Spiritually 1:00 – 2:00 Break Ralph Robinson Selected Bio-Products Why You Should Care About Food Safety for Your Horse 2:15 – 3:15 Break Ken Wilkinson Otter Co-op The Forage Analysis – The Nutrient Needs for Horses 3:30 – 4:30 Break Lesley McGill The Saddle Doctor Saddle Trees & Myths – Going Inside the English Saddle 4:45 – 5:45 Break Dr. Sarah Squinas Clover Valley Vet Hospital Your Horse’s Mouth- The Impact of Tack & Equipment 6:00 – 6:45 Break Sara Runnalls BFL Canada An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure 7:00 – 7:45

The first go of the Working Ranch Challenge starts at 8:15 in the Morand Arena

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Saturday, October 24, 2015 9:00 9:15 9:30 9:45 10:00

10:15 10:30 10:45 11:00 11:15 11:30 11:45 12:00 12:15 12:30 12:45 1:00 1:15 1:30 1:45 2:00 2:15 2:30 2:45 3:00 3:15 3:30 3:45 4:00 4:15 4:30 4:45 5:00 5:15 5:30 5:45 6:00 6:15 6:30 6:45 7:00 7:15

Arena Arena Expo Opens – Welcome, enjoy your day! Jim Wofford Group 1 Lengthening and Shortening the Horse’s Stride 9:30 – 10:45

Jec Ballou Cross Training the Performance Horse 9:30 – 10:45

9:00 9:15 9:30 9:45 10:00

10:15 10:30 10:45 11:00

Break Pat Parelli The Power of Psychology versus Mechanics 11:00 – 12:15

Break Doug Leasor Approaching the Second Barrel 11:00 – 12:15

Break Best of The Breeds 12:30 – 1:15

12:15 12:30

Working Ranch Challenge Setup

Break Kristi Wysocki Dressage Geometry – It’s Not Just Math 12:30 – 1:30 Break

Working Ranch Challenge Session # 2 2:00 – 4:15

Sandi Simons Confidence for Women Ridden 1:45 – 3:00

1:45 2:00 2:15 2:30 2:45 3:00 3:15 3:30 3:45 4:00 4:15 4:30 4:45 5:00 5:15

Break Jec Ballou Supremely Supple: 5 Rules to a Looser Horse 3:15 – 4:30 Jump Set Up

Break Doug Mills Course Five: Lessons 4-8 4:45 – 6:00

Jim Wofford Group 2 Lengthening and Shortening the Horse’s Stride 4:45 – 6:00 Break Pat Parelli How Smart is Your Horse 6:15 – 7:30

Break Kristi Wysocki The Illusive Flying Change 6:15 – 7:30

11:15 11:30 11:45 12:00

12:45 1:00 1:15 1:30

5:30 5:45 6:00 6:15 6:30 6:45 7:00 7:15

Round Pen Demo Area Expo Opens – Welcome, enjoy your day! Trainers Challenge Sonny Garguilo Session # 3 9:30 – 10:15

Dr. Sarah Squinas Clover Valley Vet Hospital Dental and Dietary Needs for the Geriatric/Senior Horse 9:30 – 10:15

Break Trainers Challenge David Simons Session # 3 10:30 – 11:15 Break Trainers Challenge Glenn Stewart Session # 3 11:30 – 12:15 Break Sonny Garguilo Positive Outcomes from Negative Behavior - How to Deal with a Nervous, Spooky or Disrespectful Horse 12:30 – 1:45 Break Pat Parelli The Ten Qualities of a Horseman 2:00 – 3:15

Break Sara Runnalls BFL Canada An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure 10:30 – 11:30 Break Marijke van de Water Riva’s Remedies Healing Horses with Diet, Nutrition and Natural Medicine 11:45 – 12:45 Break Ken Wilkinson Otter Co-op The Forage Analysis – The Nutrient Needs for Horses 1:00 – 2:00 Break Danny Kroetch DK Saddlery The True Art of Saddle Fit 2:15 – 3:15 Break Kristi Wysocki Your Horses’ Center of Balance 3:30 – 4:30 Break Lesley McGill The Saddle Doctor Saddle Trees & Myths – Going Inside the English Saddle 4:45 – 5:45 Break Sandi Simons Understanding Loss of Confidence 6:00 – 7:00

Break Glenn Stewart The Art of Capturing the Horse’s Mind – Liberty 3:30 – 4:30 Break Trainers Challenge David Simons Session # 4 4:45 – 5:30 Break Trainers Challenge Glenn Stewart Session # 4 5:45 – 6:30 Break Trainers Challenge Sonny Garguilo Session # 4 6:45 – 7:30

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Sunday, October 25, 2015 9:00 9:15 9:30 9:45 10:00 10:15

10:30 10:45 11:00

Arena

Expo Opens – Welcome, Enjoy your day! Trainers Challenge Set-up Cowboy Church 9:00 – 9:30

1:00 1:15 1:30

1:45 2:00 2:15 2:30 2:45 3:00 3:15 3:30 3:45 4:00 4:15 4:30

9:30 – 10:45

Break

10:30 10:45

Doug Leasor

11:00

Fix Those Problems for Good

Order of Go Glenn Stewart Sonny Garguilo David Simons

9:45 – 12:00

Starting Your Young Horse on Barrels & Poles

11:00 – 12:15

Break

Jim Wofford

Break

David Simons

Group 1 Accuracy, Gymnastics and Exercises

Reining - Spins and Rollbacks

12:15 – 1:00

12:30 – 1:45

Jim Wofford

Group 2 Accuracy, Gymnastics and Exercises

1:00 – 1:45

Working Ranch Challenge Setup

Working Ranch Challenge

Break

Kristi Wysocki

Lateral Work – Is it All the Same?

2:00 – 3:00

Final Go

Break

2:15 – 4:45

Jec Ballou

Exercises to Improve Your Horse’s Fitness

3:15 – 4:30

4:45 5:00

9:00 9:15 9:30 9:45 10:00 10:15

Pat Parelli

Trainers Challenge Finals & Awards

11:15 11:30 11:45 12:00 12:15 12:30 12:45

Arena

Round Pen

Demo Area

Ann Turner

Danny Kroetch

Wisdom of the Herd – Empowerment & Personal Development Using Wisdom Learned from Horses

Why Are Saddle Tree Designs So Important to Horses

Expo Opens – Welcome, Enjoy your day!

Ann’s Horsemanship

9:30 – 10:30 Break

9:30 – 10:30 Break

Jec Ballou

Jim Wofford

11:15

10:45 – 11:45

10:45 – 11:45

11:30 11:45 12:00 12:15 12:30 12:45

Doug Mills

1:00 1:15 1:30

1:45 2:00 2:15 2:30 2:45 3:00 3:15 3:30 3:45 4:00 4:15 4:30

4:45 5:00

Conditioning During Downtime

Break

Solutions for Common Problems

12:00 – 1:00 Break

Sandi Simons

Liberty Training – Healing with Horses

1:15 – 2:15

Break

Doug Leasor

Speed Event Tack & Equipment

2:30 – 3:30 Break

Helen Russell

Horse Centered Collaborative

Feeling For Balance Through the Way of the Horse – Introduction to Herd Dynamics & The Role “Intentions” Play in the Human/Herd Interactions

Last chance to shop the Trade Show Before 5:00 pm Closing!

Mark your Calendars for next year! Red Deer, April 21 – 24, 2016

(4 Days to celebrate the 10th Anniversary in Red Deer) and

Chilliwack, October 21 - 23, 2016

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Q&A

Break

Kristi Wysocki

Gaits – Rhythm, Correctness and Quality: How to Have it All

12:00 – 1:00 Break

Sonny Garguilo

100 Days with a Wild Mustang This is Sonny's story of how he got the three mustangs he rode in the Extreme Mustang Makeover ready

1:15 – 2:15 Break

Ralph Robinson

Selected Bio-Products

Why You Should Care About Food Safety for your Horse

2:30 – 3:30

In appreciation of their many years of support, we are proud to announce that Sunday, October 25 will be recognized as Hi-Hog Day at the Mane Event!


Trainers Challenge

3 Trainers - 3 Horses - 3 Judges 1 Champion

The Trainers Challenge is an unique opportunity to see 3 trainers put there skills to work to show the public their abilities and methods of training an unbroke horse. This is NOT the way these trainers would normally start a colt, what they do in the 3 days of the Challenge they might take 30 – 60 days or more to get the horse really working well at all of the different skills they are training into the colts. This Challenge is meant to be a venue to educate the public that there are more than one or two ways that you can start a colt and succeed at getting a quiet broke horse.

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The format will have 3 – Trainers, 3 – Horses and 3 – Judges. Keep in mind that these horses will have just started their training to become that broke horse. The trainers are progressing far quicker than they normally would always keeping the horses best interest at heart.

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The judging at this challenge is based 10% on the horse, 60% on the trainer’s ability to train the horse and 30% on the trainer’s ability to educate the attendees. So the trainer that gets his/her horse to do the most or does a better presentation at the finals won’t necessarily win. The winner of the challenge will be the trainer that can achieve the highest success with both the horse & the Spectators.

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Our challenge would not be the high quality that it is without the high standards that our judges bring to the event. A special thank you to our fabulous judges this year! We are proud to have the horses of The Douglas Lake Ranch as part of our Team! 30 The Mane Event Show Guide

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Glenn Stewart

Trainers Challenge Competitor & Horsemanship

Glenn Stewart is an International Horseman he travels all over the world giving demonstrations, presentations and clinics and he has students that travel from all over the world to learn his horsemanship program at his home location in Fort St. John, BC Canada. Glenn has had amazing life experiences working up in the mountains with wild horses and a strong desire to continuously master the art of horsemanship. He has started over 2000-colts in his career learning lessons from each one as he attempts to do the right thing to help the horse become successful in what they are going to do.

“Horsemanship is the way the human interacts with the horse. It is natural if it makes sense to the horse and considers the horse’s point of view. Regardless of the dream or discipline, whether it may be for pleasure riding, cutting, reining, dressage, ranch roping, jumping, or racing, the common denominator is always the horse. If you truly understand what is important to them and care what is important to them, the ability to read each as an individual and know the why, then the how of responding, the possibilities for what horse and human can achieve are endless.” - Glenn Stewart

Glenn offers year round educational opportunities and numerous programs throughout the year, including, clinics, demonstrations, colt starting sessions, a 3-month Horsemanship Course, Front Row Seating, Extreme Horsemanship Competition, as well as the High and Wild a Horsemanship Learning Adventure Series. He has had the unique privilege of directly studied first hand with many of our legends.

When people say it’s just a horse, they just don’t understand!

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Glenn is a former Champion of the Cowboy Up Challenge at the Calgary Stampede and was chosen as one of the Canadian representatives in the 2012 Road to the Horse, the World Championship of Colt Starting in Murfreesboro, TN. He was also nominated as one of Western Horse Review’s Horseman of the Year and was featured at a colt-starting symposium, Teaching the Lost Art of Starting Colts in Reno, Nevada in 2014.

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David Simons

Trainers Challenge Competitor & Horsemanship

From David’s lifelong involvement with horses he believes that a horse at any stage of its life and from any background can be trained in a non-threatening way, to promote calmness and responsiveness. After a lot of research David found out that the “John Lyons Training Method”, which uses a combination of round pen work, ground control, ridden work and problem solving aspects, best addressed his personal training requirements and mirrored his aims and goals in horse training. In 1998, David and his wife Sandi, headed over to Colorado in the USA, where David underwent an intensive accreditation training program with John Lyons and became the first John Lyons Accredited Trainer in Australia. David has built on what he learned from John Lyons, developing his own unique training method. He is now considered to be one of Australia’s leading trainers and educators, travelling extensively around the country to pass on his skill and teach others how to establish a training routine that builds the foundation of an harmonious relationship with their horse. David’s personal competition interest is Reining, yet he is just as passionate about the horse performing to the best of its ability in any discipline. At their home in Drysdale in Victoria, David and Sandi have a private

training facility where David not only trains his own horses for competition but horses of all ages, sizes and disciplines. And whether that is a weanling needing to be taught the basics on its journey to becoming a happy, calm and responsive horse, a youngster having its first experiences under saddle, or a high level performance horse in reining or dressage needing a some help to add to its performance all the horses will benefit and become ‘winners’ with David’s system.

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Equine Experience

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on Saturday, October 24 in the Morand arena The Equine Experience will feature the following acts: West Coast Thunder Young Gunz Roman Riding Fusion Vaulters Vikings of Iceland Thundering Impact Mack Station Coastal Cowgirls Doug Mills Liberty & Bridleless Demo Langley Riders Young Gunz Trick Riding Cariboo Cowgirls “Shot in the Dark”

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Sonny Garguilo

Trainers Challenge Competitor & Horsemanship

Sonny Garguilo was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the furthest place from a horse. At an early age he discovered a true love and respect for the horse. At the age of 31 he purchased his first horse, from there it became a passion, a lifestyle. Sonny’s influences include horseman such as Ray Hunt, Bill and Tom Dorrance, John and Josh Lyons and Tommie Mack Turvey, Sonny understood that spending time with horses, in their world would only allow him to better understand them. Sonny spends most of his time training horses and helping build a bridge between horse and rider. He will be the first to tell you that his greatest teacher is the horse. His ability to communicate with the horse in a gentle, non-aggressive way is what makes his training so effective and sought after. Sonny has been a featured clinician at Equine Affaire and the Maryland and Pennsylvania Horse World Expos in 2014 and 2015. He was also a chosen competitor in three Extreme Mustang Challenges, winning the trail class in 2012 and placing fourth overall in 2013. Sonny with his horse SIS has been invited twice to the Hampton Classic in Bridgehampton New York as the opening day equine demonstration. Today Sonny spends his time between his barn in Bohemia New York and clinic appearances in the New York New Jersey Connecticut area. Sonny has also been a guest speaker for a variety of organizations on Long Island. His varied equine experiences make

him a very entertaining an informative speaker and demonstrator. Sonny is the author of “SONNYISMS, The horse Lovers Guide to Common Sense” and was the host of the Horse Talk radio show in NY, “Horsin’ Around Naturally”.

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Working Ranch Challenge Trainers Challenge Competitor & Horsemanship

The Mane Event is pleased to introduce the Working Ranch Challenge. This special event will feature historical British Columbia ranches with their teams of genuine working ranch hands. Teams will compete against each other, showcasing skills used daily with stock in the following events: Team Branding This event will be a mock branding with flour and a cold branding iron being used to show how it is done on the ranch. All teams will have a four (4) minute time limit to brand three (3) calves. Team Doctoring All teams will have a two (2) minute time limit to rope a calf and perform a mock doctoring of an injury. Team Sorting This event will feature teams of four cowboys sorting one numbered calf from the herd and move it across a marked line in the arena. All teams will have a two (2) minute time limit for this event. Cattle Loading Watch as the cowboys move and rope a numbered calf from the herd and load it into the trailer, there is a Two (2) minute time limit to complete this event.

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Ranch Horse Race This two (2) man event will feature a wild foot race as cowboys run to the end of the arena to fetch their horse, they must then return to the other end of the arena where their tack is waiting. The horses will then be tacked up correctly and a hoof race will determine the time. Individual Bronc Riding Cowboy will pit their skills against unbroke horses for a “Ride as you can� 8 second ride in their working saddles. With 50% of the score going to the rider and the remaining 50% going to the horse.

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There is a performance on Friday evening, Saturday afternoon with the finals being held on Sunday afternoon. These are judged and timed events to showcase the skills of each team.

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Chilco Ranch

Hanceville, BC (90Km West of Williams Lake, BC) Chilcotin, along the Chilcotin River in Hanceville. The ranch boasts some picturesque grasslands and an abundance of water to be a perfect place to raise cattle, naturally. It was established long ago in 1864, and has been owned by Dean & Lorraine Miller for 24 years, with four generations of family living on the ranch.

Size: 20,000 Acres (plus 150,000 leased acres) Number of Cattle: 1,000 cow/calf pairs & 200 yearling cattle Year Established: 1864

Team Members: Jordan Grier (Team Captain) Crystal Grier Pat Jasper Travis Redl

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Awards: 2nd Place - 2014 Williams Lake Stampede Ranch Rodeo, 3rd place - 2014 Williams Lake Harvest Ranch Rodeo Ranch History: Chilco Ranch is right in the heart of the Cariboo-

Coldstream Ranch Coldstream, BC

Website: www.coldstreamranch.ca Size: 10,000 acres (plus 250,000 leased acres) Number of Cattle: 2,500 cow/calf pairs & 5,000 yearling cattle Year Established: 1863 Ranch History: Coldstream Ranch was established in 1863 and was purchased by Keith Balcaen in 1994 who has kept it running as a full working cattle ranch. It employs seven full-time cowboys who run the cattle in the traditional 40 The Mane Event Show Guide

way, by horseback. It runs a 2,500 cow/calf herd of its own of the Simmental, Hereford and Angus breed. In addition, it operates a background feedlot consisting of approximately 5,000 head. The Ranch itself is over 10,000 acres in size and is located in Coldstream, 15 minutes outside of the city of Vernon. Team Members: Nick Bapty (Team Captain) Carson Rosenke Thomas Linford Alec Chillihitzia Individual Bronc Riders: Carson Rosenke Thomas Linford

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Douglas Lake Ranch Douglas Lake, BC

Website: www.douglaslake.com Size: 248,000 (plus 800,000 leased acres) Number of Cattle: 7,000 cow/calf pairs & 3,000 yearling cattle Year Established: 1884 Awards: Best Remuda Award (AQHA), Legacy Award Environment Award, Hereford Legacy Award Ranch History: Although the size and quality of Douglas Lake Ranch has enabled it to diversify into other operations over the past several years, the

cattle operation remains the Ranch’s primary business. Douglas Lake Ranch is the largest privately held cattle ranch in Canada. The combination of its size, superior grasslands, extensive infrastructure and sound management principles have earned Douglas Lake Ranch the reputation of producing cattle of exceptional quality and uniformity, in addition to being one of the lowest cost cattle producers in the country. Team Members: Cameron Jacobs (Team Captain) Chance Holmes Curt Martindale Charlie Peasley Individual Bronc Riders: Cameron Jacobs Travis Freiman

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