Packing with your horse discussion & demo w/ Stefanie Skidmore

Packing with your horse discussion & demo w/ Stefanie Skidmore

Event Date:

July 31, 2022

Event Time:

11:00 am

Event Location:

Little Hawk Ranch

Have you wanted to pack with your horse, but felt intimidated or lost because you don’t have all the information that you need? Then, this discussion & demo is for you!

Stefanie Skidmore from Wild Horse Outreach & Advocacy will dive into the world of packing with mustangs… from selecting and training the pack horse, to planning a trip and staying safe while in the backcountry. She uses a combination of traditional and modern equipment to maximize safety and comfort for humans and equines while minimizing weight and bulk.

Wild Horse Outreach & Advocacy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization helping wild horses transition from wild to willing, from holding pens to loving homes. Sustainably, with compassion and competence. They offer gentled Mustangs for adoption to suitable homes, also offering guidance to current and prospective adopters and owners of Mustangs.

( 11am-2pm)

Topics covered?

  • Why horse packing?
  • Usefulness of packing in trainig the future riding horse
  • Mustangs as trail and pack horses
  • Selecting and training the pack horse
  • Packing gear and what to take on a trip
  • How to prepare for a pack trip
  • How to navigate and call for help

Demonstrations covered?

  • Hobbling
  • Highline set up
  • Tacking up and loading a pack horse
  • Ponying

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Auditor
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Per Ticket Price: $50.00
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Event Location:

Total Seats: 40 (40 Left:)
  • Little Hawk Ranch
  • 8922 N 39th Street
  • Longmont
  • Colorado

Event Schedule Details

  • July 31, 2022 11:00 am   -   2:00 pm
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