Rider Confidence, Trailer Loading, Advanced Maneuvers
★ Master horseman with 25 years of experience.
★ Developed a successful partnership between horse and rider.
★ Competes at the highest levels of performance horse competition.
Dr. Deb Bennett, PhD.
Anatomy and Biomechanics
★ Participated for over 30 years in nearly every form of horse competition.
★ Riding clubs and organizations everywhere have enjoyed and benefited from Dr. Deb's expertise and wisdom.
★ Contributor to Equus Magazine since 1984.
Colt Starting - All 3 days
★Guest clinician at the Tennessee Walking Horse Celebration.
★Judge for Craig Cameron’s Extreme Cowboy Race World Finals.
★National ambassador for Purina Mills’ Equine Influential Team for many years.
★ Explores the realm of equine psychology and is always developing innovative ways to improve on the horse/human relationship and how to teach that to other people.
★ Jonathan and his wife Angie maintain two horsemanship teaching centers in Western Canada.
Ultimate Super Horse Challenge
★ Creator of Ultimate Foundation Training.
★ Extensive background of over thirty five years of training including Dressage, Working Cow Horse, Reining, Western Pleasure and Trail class.
★ Regular contributor to many equine publications.
★ Internationally recognized horseman.
★ National Reining Horse Association Hall of Fame, Past President & Futurity Champion.
★ American Quarter Horse Association Multiple World Champion & Professional Horseman
★ Dedicated a lifetime to the study of equine behavior, performance and the knowledge of pedigree and genetics.
Reined Cow Horse
★ NRCHA & AQHA World Champion.
★ International judge and clinician
★ Ranked among the year's top five reined cow horse all-ages, all-divisions riders, and is ranked in the top 10 for NRCHA earnings.
Nancy Loving, DVM
★ 1985 Colorado State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine graduate.
★ Published author of several books as well as a regular contributor to The Horse and Horse Illustrated..
★ Expert in Chronicle of the Horse and Trail Blazer magazine.
★ Lecturer in Functional Anatomy at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada..
★ Studied in the U.S., UK and Canada, and has been teaching about saddle fit since 2003.
★ Tim’s headline shows in 2008 include all of AQHA’s World Championship shows (Youth, Select, Amateur and Open) as well as the APHA World Show and the European Championships.
★ Trainer of the Dutch Olympic Team.
★ Master's degree from Deurne University, the Netherlands.
★ Worked and trained under Henk van Bergen while studying at Deurne University.
★ Trainer of dressage horses up to Grand Prix Level.
★ With only eleven years of driving experience, Leslie's accomplishments have led her to represent the United States (for the second time) in the World Driving Singles Championship, held this year in Lezirias, Portugal.
★ Teaches riders and horses how to work as a team.
★ Insists on building upon strong basics and foundation.
★ From ranch horses to Grand Prix jumpers, Jen has developed a style of training that creates harmony between horse and rider.
Working Dogs & Ranch Companions
★ Pierce's Cow Dogs is located in Newberg, Oregon.
★ Has been raising and training cow dogs since 1998.
★ Raises dogs specifically for team roping and cattle gathering.
Dr. Clair Thunes, PhD
★ Independent equine nutritionist andOwner of Summit Equine Nutrition.
★ With a PhD in nutrition from UC Davis, Dr Thunes combines her scientific knowledge with her more than 25 years of personal horse experience to create diets that are straight forward, user friendly, cost effective and easy to implement.
Dr. Richard Godbee, PhD
Equine Nutrition - Feeding the Hoof, A Nutritional Perspective
★ Received Bachelors of Science in Agriculture and Masters of Science in Ruminant Nutrition from the University of Georgia.
★ Has numerous publications in peer reviewed journals and popular press on multiple species.
★ Technical Services Manager for Farnam Companies, Inc.
Dr. Sue Thompson, DVM
Chiropractic and Soundness
★ Graduated from UC Davis with a BS in Physiology, and then went on to graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1987.
★ Certified by the IVCA (International Veterinary Chiropractic Association) in veterinary chiropractic for large and small animals through Options 4 Animals.
Western States Horse Expo • June 7-9, 2013
Hours: 9 am - 7 pm Friday & Saturday, 9 am -5 pm Sunday
at Cal Expo Fairgrounds in Sacramento, California
|What natural horsemanship clinicians have appeared at California's Western States Horse Expo?
Over the years such notable presenters have included; Pat Parrelli, Clinton Anderson, Chris Cox, John Lyons, Richard Winters, Ken McNabb,Tommy Garland, Craig Cameron, Ryan Gingerich, Bob Avila and more. As a visitor to Western States Horse Expo you can benefit from a wide variety of great horse training knowledge each year - it's like being able to be at a dozen horsemanship clinics all in one day, at a fraction of the cost! Besides learning how to train your horse, you can shop for horse trailers, horse art, horses for sale and all types of horse supplies all in one place!