Intro to Cows Clinic

CowsHorsemanship & Introduction to Cows clinics provide horses and riders an introduction or advancing instruction to work on maneuverability skills helpful in working around cattle, settling the herd, tracking, cutting individuals out of a herd, and moving cattle.  Work is slow and steady and geared towards ranch type cattle handling.
All clinics are geared towards work in the smooth snaffle and traditional rawhide hackamores. Leverage bits, mechanical hackamores, bit-less bridles, rope halter hackamores, side-pulls are prohibited.


9a.m.- 4p.m.
$260 covers participants riding two days Includes: clinic, cattle, and haul-in fees.
$160 covers participants riding on first day only Includes: clinic fee/cattle fee/haul-in fee
Clinic is progressive; there is no option for participants to jump-in to ride for second day only.

One hour private lessons available after clinics $50 per person, schedule with clinic host
One hour semi-private lessons available after clinics $90 per pair, schedule with clinic host
$20 per day audit fee

Reserving a Clinic Spot: In consideration of our valued participants and clinic hosts, please note that participants spots are solid on a first come basis and will only be reserved when a full clinic fee is submitted to the clinic host. No checks are cashed until the the clinic date, checks will be returned or destroyed if the clinic is cancelled.

Cancellations/Responsibility of the Participant: Clinics are non-refundable/except due to cancellation of clinic. In consideration of our valued participants and clinics hosts. It is the responsibility of the participant to sell their spot if they must cancel their reservation, for any reason, less than 30 days away from the clinic date they have signed-up for.


Additional Fees:Barn Fee’s for Cattle, Haul-in’s, Boarding etc. will be listed or available thru individual clinic contact persons.

Hosting Info.: If you would like to host a clinic simply contact Barb directly to discuss the possibility.  Rates for Out-of-State clinics or clinic locations further than two hours away will vary by distance. Rates will consider mileage, overnight accommodations and meals. Inquire about your location with a phone call to Barb (815) 542-6035 or through our contact page on this website