Farm Talk

Equine

March 3, 2009

Get ready for equine action at HorseFest

Lynn Palm, one of America’s most accomplished horsewomen, will headline a great lineup of clinicians and presenters at this year’s HorseFest.

Palm is nationally known for her “Partnership Training” program. The 2007 AQHA Horsewoman of the Year is one of the industry’s top competitors with a record four AQHA Superhorse wins and more than 34 World and Reserve World Championships.

At her Ocala, Fla., facility, she owns Paints, Warmbloods and Gypsy Vanners, in addition to Quarter Horses, and specializes in teaching horsemanship lessons applicable to everyone from the serious competitor to the weekend trailrider.

Palm will present clinics at 9 a.m. (East Hall), 11 a.m. (Arena) and 1 p.m. (Arena) on Friday and Saturday. On Sunday, her clinics will be at 11 a.m. (Arena) and 1 p.m. (Arena).

Topics will include:

•Keep it Safe on the Ground (Fri., 9 a.m., East Hall)

•Balance, Relaxation & Confidence (Fri., 11 a.m., Arena)

•Make It Clear! (Fri., 1 p.m., Arena)

•How Does Your Horse Talk to You (Sat., 9 a.m., East Hall)

•What’s Wrong With My Steering Wheel? (Sat., 11 a.m., Arena)

•It’s All About Control (Sat., 1 p.m., Arena)

•Improve Your Canter Transitions (Sun., 11 a.m., Arena)

•Making Riding Both Fun & Challenging (Sun., 1 p.m., Arena)

Arvell Bass of Mountain Home, Ark., will bring his unique style of natural horsemanship to HorseFest visitors in daily demonstrations which will focus on dealing with the problem horse as well as other topics. Bass, whose approach involves improving the communication process between horse and rider, is a ranch horse versatility competitor as well as operating Stone Creek Ranch Resort.

He will share his insight with HorseFest visitors at 11 a.m. each day in the East Hall round pen.

Monett, Mo., mustang trainer Chad Kelly will conduct a colt-starting clinic at 3 p.m. daily in the East Hall round pen. Kelly works with the Mustang Heritage Foundation and the Bureau of Land Management to find homes for trained mustangs rounded up from western BLM ranges.

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