Sandy Collier & Barb Schulte and Learn What It Takes for
YOU & YOUR HORSE
to be SUCCESSFUL in the Show Pen during an all
NEW clinic experience... show - work on skills -
plan for success!
Show in cutting/herdwork, boxing/fence, reining, and/or ranch cutting. Cutters may choose to stay in the cutting pen with Barb for the weekend if they so choose.
Discover details that make the difference from the judge's point of view in presenting a winning run.
Sandy is an esteemed judge in major NRCHA & AQHA events.
Learn and practice the mental skills of world-class competitors.
Execute a showing plan that presents the best of you & your horse in the pen.
Design a plan for both you and your horse to continue moving forward
after the clinic to keep improving your showmanship.
The Crist Ranch (across for the SYV Equestrian Center’s upper arena) Santa Ynez, CA Fri - Sun, April 8 - 10, 2022
During this 3-Day Clinic, You Will:
Discover the mental skills of calmness, focus and confidence necessary to consistently ride at your personal best.
Take control of your nerves.
Consistently perform at the top of your abilities in the show pen.
Plan your rides and integrate new mental tools into each piece of your ride.
Be comfortable and focused in front of others.
Increase your ability to work and control cattle in cutting or reined cow horse events.
Learn how to read cattle.
Learn how to rate cattle.
Learn how to describe cattle.
Learn how to position your horse for the cut.
Learn how to drive out.
Learn how to work a cow correctly and accurately.
Learn how to control a cow.
Focus on the skills YOU want to learn at this time in your riding journey:
Choose a Cutting Track or a Reined Cow Horse Track. You Decide.
If you choose a cutting track you will work with Barb primarily, and you will also learn to better guide and collect your horse with Sandy.
If you choose a reined cow horse track, you will work primarily with Sandy, and you will also work with Barb on the form of a cow turn, control of a cow and getting a cow cut.
If you cut you will ...
Improve your seat, balance and cueing.
Use your feet more effectively.
Discover how to build a run instead of surviving it.
Design a herdwork plan to be focused, calm and ready prior to your run.
Make beautiful cuts.
Improve your accuracy for working a cow.
If you box, box-drive-box, or go down the fence ...
Discover how to box a cow with effective angles, accuracy and control.
If you box-drive-box, learn how and when to let a cow begin down the fence, rate it accurately and then box it at the other end.
If you go down the fence, learn the secrets for how to time controlling and circling a cow.
If you choose the reined cow horse track, you will also learn reining skills for:
I absolutely LOVED the clinic I attended. You both do an amazing job delivering information to, and dealing with, a group with varied backgrounds and levels of experience and training.
Things I loved:
Both of you are great teachers
Everyone got individual time and information/work delivered at their level
A nice facility was chosen/ good cattle
Positive, patient and kind attitude started at the top and the entire group held to this
I felt I had a good value for the money I spent to participate
Things I didn’t like:
"We had our first show after our amazing clinic! We were confident, focused , relaxed and sitting deep! Whoooo! The show was great! I experienced peace, calm and focus for the first time in 5 years! No big nerves, Thanks to the clinic! I was focused on all the great things I learned! Thanks to you both!" ~ DP
"I just returned home from the first show since the clinic and I wanted to share the success story - I rode in one class each of 3 days and got both lead changes all 3 days! ... But I am here before you so very grateful for your time and patience and encouragement and, and, and..... the list goes on ... Cant thank you enough and wanted to share!" ~ SH
Friday, April 8, 2022
This classroom session begins at 10:00 AM. It includes a take-home workbook with workshop summaries on all topics.
You will understand key fundamentals for showing in boxing, herdwork, reining, and fence work... and then efficiently practice them in your riding.
Mental Skills: for confidence, focus, calmness
Judge's perspective: What the judge looks for
Showmanship: Presenting a beautiful picture in the arena
Saturday and Sunday
April 9 - 10, 2022
~ Saturday Morning ~
'Show' in all three events.
Create specifically designed practice sessions to prepare for the next showing round on Sunday.
If you prefer to do only cutting/herdwork, you will not rotate between groups.
~ Saturday Afternoon and Sunday Morning ~
Focus on cow work with Barb ... flag work, making cuts, understanding cow behavior and how to control a cow, studying cattle & working out of the herd and showmanship.
Focus on reined cow horse work and boxing/fence work with Sandy.
~ Sunday Afternoon ~
Show for the second time in all three events.
Create a plan to continue developing your showing skills after the clinic.
YOUR CLINIC FEE INCLUDES:
Friday Workshop and Workbook
Saturday and Sunday All-Day Showing and Riding Sessions
Lunches and Dinners
NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR FEE:
Feed for your horse(s).
Lodging at local hotels ... or ... An RV Park is in Buellton (see below)
AUDITORS are WELCOME
$150 per day ... $295 for all 3 days Includes Dinner on Friday and Lunch and Dinner on Sat. and Lunch on Sun.
THIS SHOWING CLINIC IS FOR YOU IF:
You ride and show in Reined Cow, Cutting, Stock or Ranch Cutting Events.
You ride and show in Cutting, Cow Horse or Ranch Cutting Events.
You have a trained or very well started reined cow, cutting, or ranch versatility horse.
You love to learn. You love to compete.
You like to have FUN!
We welcome all skill levels.
This clinic is not for you if your your horse has not had some training in an above discipline. Your horse does not have to be finished. If you aren't sure, feel free to ask.
Frequently Asked Questions
Arrival, Thursday pm or Friday am
April 8, 2022
Morning arrival: Please arrive early enough to get your horses settled in and your trailer unhooked, and meet to start the Workshop promptly at 10:00 AM.
10:00 – 5:00 - Classroom Workshop on the ranch to cover fundamentals for mental skills, understanding cattle, the judge's perspective, and showmanship. It includes a workbook to take home.
5:30 - Feed, rest and socialize
6:30 - Enjoy dinner with everyone
Daily Riding Schedule
Sat. and Sun., April 9 & 10
8:00 - Meet in the arena to start the day
8:15 - 9:45 - Ride with Sandy or Barb
10:00 - 11:30 - Ride with Sandy or Barb
Noon - Lunch + Q&A
1:00 - 2:45 - Ride with Sandy or Barb
3:00 - 4:45 - Ride with Sandy or Barb
5:30 - 6:30 - Appetizers and social hour
6:30 - Dinner followed by daily debrief & Q&A
Note: Departure on Sunday by 4:00 PM
RV and LQ HOOKUPS
There are NO RV and LQ hookups available.
There is an RV Park in Buellton with full hookups.
Avenue of the Flags RV Park - 180 Ave of Flags, Buellton - (805) 688-3716
HOTEL RESERVATION INFORMATION
There are many local hotels with varying price points. Here are a few:
Solvang Inn and Cottages - 1518 Mission, Solvang - $180*/2 people - 805-688-4702
Sideways - 114 E Hwy 246 Buellton - $209* pets ok - 805-688-8448
*Prices subject to change.
All riding sessions will have a small group of 11 people or fewer.
Our maximum number of riders will be 22. You will always ride in a small group.
Registration will be first come first serve when we receive your deposit. We will send an email to you to confirm your spot once we receive your deposit and registration form.
Please Note: If you cannot attend, your deposit will be refunded if we can fill your spot. If we cannot fill your spot, you may apply the deposit to one of our future clinics or retreats within 1 year.
STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?
Please feel free to contact us in the office: 979-277-9344, or you can email us at: BarbandSandy@BeUnstoppable.us
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This clinic is dependent on cattle availability. At this time, we fully expect to have the clinic.
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