Ranch Horse Clinic – October 19-20th, 2024

Get your horse to partner up with you for this 2-day ranch horse skills clinic. Find out how to get your horse to work for you and not against you with tasks like gate opening, dragging logs, and cow working principles. We will have live cattle for you to practice on and work to advance your skills. Day 1 – we have a beautiful pasture to ride through and work on water crossing. At the end of the day, we will practice some ranch sorting. Day 2, you’ll have an opportunity to work on skills such as cutting, and boxing a cow. Whether you have been competing or are just starting out, this is a great clinic to build your horse’s confidence in the herd. Find out how to get your horse hooked on a cow and working off the suggestion of your leg. This will be a fun packed learning experience for both you and your horse. These are practical, beneficial skills for any horse regardless of discipline. 

You’ll learn: 

  • How to cut and hold a cow from the herd
  • Developing a better stop 
  • How to get your horse light off your leg and reins
  • How to prevent your horse from loosing cows
  • How to get better performance from your horse on a cow
  • The basics to developing a handy riding horse

About your Instructor: 

As a horse development specialist, Matea Babcock understands horse psychology and can help to fast track your progress. Her experience lies in the foundation, where all issues start. She works to get you and your horse on the same page. With her natural approach to horse training, she can help you develop your horse while keeping the relationship intact. She’s also a certified NVRHA (National Versatility Ranch Horse Association) judge. Cow working is a favorite hobby of her’s. 

Price: $600/ rider for the weekend or $300/day

Spectators: $25/day

Early Bird Discount:

Pre-register before July 18th, 2024 to take advantage of the early bird discount $500/rider for both days (non-refundable). Prepay is required to receive the early bird discount. Payments can be made via Venmo, Zelle, or check (made payable to “Matea Babcock”). To sign up please contact Matea at: 785-741-0201.

How to Sign Up

Sign-up and pre-pay are required to attend. Payments can be made via Venmo, Zelle, or check. Spots fill up fast! Call or text Matea Babcock to sign-up: 785-741-0201

Clinic Details:

October 19-20th, 2024

Time: 9:00am-4:00pm

*Check-in is at 8:30am Saturday morning.

About the Facility: This is hosted at a beautiful indoor arena with stalls and a luxurious lounge all under the same roof! There’s ample trailer parking on-site with hotels and restaurants close by. Stalls are $35/day. Please contact Tony to reserve your stall: 214-882-1213.

Trinity Valley Ranch: https://tvrtexas.com/

Address: 2300 McMillen Rd Wylie, TX 75098

*Proof of current negative coggin’s required.

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