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April 20, 21, 22, 2018

Alliant Energy Center
Madison, Wisconsin

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Interested in participating in one of our clinics at the 2018 Midwest Horse Fair?

Applications for Clinic Participants are now available.  Please review the requirements for each clinician below and then click the blue button to be directed to the and application and additional requirements.  

  


RAY AINSWORTH

Ray is seeking up to 2 riders/horses that wish to learn how to start running on barrels. Ray’s sessions require horses with riders that can walk, stop, canter and turn. Green horses are not suited for this clinic. Submit video of a maximum of 5 minutes demonstrating these skills in both directions

FEE
The participation fee is $300 and is due only if selected. The clinic will include (3-6) one-hour sessions with up to 2 participants accepted. The fee includes one stall and one 3-day horse exhibitor wristband. The entry fee will be charged regardless of any other participation at the event. If participating with the same horse in any other clinic or area, the stall and weekend admission will not be included. 

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KEEN BEHRINGER

Keen is seeking different levels of riders that wish to improve and advance their Saddle Seat and showing skills. She will offer multiple sessions; the first is a "getting started" session looking for halter broke horses. The next session will address going from basic level of riding to the next level of showing. For this session she is looking for show ring hopefuls, academy level or “B” level competitors. Her next two sessions will use the same participants and will address common cantering issues, faults in a show horse and showmanship preparations. Lastly, she is looking for five-gaited horses of any level looking to improve their skills. Submit video of a maximum of 5 minutes demonstrating all skills horse and rider or handler are capable of performing.

FEE
The participation fee is $150 for one of the single one hour sessions and $200 for the one co-session which will include two hours. Payment is due only if selected. For all sessions she will take up to 6 riders. The fee includes one stall and one 3-day horse exhibitor wristband. The entry fee will be charged regardless of any other participation at the event. If participating with the same horse in any other clinic or area, the stall and weekend admission will not be included. 

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BUTCH CAMPBELL

Butch is seeking intermediate to advanced riders that wish to improve and advance their horses Ranch Riding skills. This progressive clinic will include sessions to improve timing, patterns and scores by learning what judges are looking for. Butch’s sessions require riders with horses that can walk, trot, lope, circle, spin and stop. Submit video of a maximum of 5 minutes demonstrating these skills in both directions.

FEE
The participation fee is $250 and is due only if selected. The clinic will include (up to 6) one-hour sessions with 5 participants accepted. The fee includes one stall and one 3-day horse exhibitor wristband. The entry fee will be charged regardless of any other participation at the event. If participating with the same horse in any other clinic or area, the stall and weekend admission will not be included. 

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AL DUNNING

Al is seeking horses and riders to participate in various clinics. First, he is looking for confident, experienced riders and horses capable of basic skills. Mechanical cow and some cattle exposure desired. Next, he is looking for riders looking to improve their softening skills to maximize horse performance.  Thirdly, he is looking for horses that have ridden in a hackamore previously and want to increase their skills. For his final two sessions, Al is looking for riders desiring to improve their reining skills of stops, turns, circles and lead changes.  For all sessions unless noted, Al is looking for confident, experienced riders with experienced horses capable of basic skills. Submit video of a maximum of 5 minutes demonstrating all skills horse and rider or handler are capable of performing.

FEES
The participation fee is $200 for the Softening or Hackamore one-hour session clinics and $275 for the Cow Work or Reining sessions which will include two hours. Payment is due only if selected. All sessions will take up to 3 riders. The fee includes one stall and one 3-day horse exhibitor wristband. The entry fee will be charged regardless of any other participation at the event. If participating with the same horse in any other clinic or area, the stall and weekend admission will not be included. 

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TY EVANS

Ty is seeking two riders that wish to strengthen their Mulemanship exercise, ground work and in the saddle skills. Mules and riders that are comfortable and physically able to perform groundwork along with riding at walk, trot and lope are encouraged to apply. Please submit video of a maximum of 5 minutes demonstrating walk, trot and lope.

FEES
The participation fee is $250 for Mulemanship clinics and will include (3) one-hour sessions.and is due only if selected. The fee includes one stall and one 3-day horse exhibitor wristband The entry fee will be charged regardless of any other participation at the event. If participating with the same horse in any other clinic or area, the stall and weekend admission will not be included. 

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ANDY MARCOUX

Andy is seeking experienced drivers with confirmed, quiet horses that can stand reliably even when hitching or mounting. Both two and four wheeled carriages are needed. He will present sessions covering teaching your horse to stand, hitching safely, transitions, whip communication and driving cones. Drivers with competition experience at the preliminary level and higher are also needed for a Combined Driving Hazards session. Please submit video of a maximum of 5 minutes demonstrating all skills horse and driver are capable of performing.

FEES
The participation fee is $150 for Driving demonstrations and will include (up to 6) one-hour sessions and up to 2-3 participants.(dependant on Andy’s selections) and is due only if selected. The fee includes one stall and one 3-day horse exhibitor wristband The entry fee will be charged regardless of any other participation at the event. If participating with the same horse in any other clinic or area, the stall and weekend admission will not be included. 

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JIM MASTERSON

Jim is seeking up to 6 horses for his bodywork sessions. He is looking for haltered horses, non-heavy breeds. Please submit video of a maximum of 5 minutes demonstrating walk and trot.

FEES
The participation fee is $150 for his demonstration and will include (1) one-hour session and 2 horses will be included in each session. The fee is due only if selected. The fee includes one stall and one 3-day horse exhibitor wristband The entry fee will be charged regardless of any other participation at the event. If participating with the same horse in any other clinic or area, the stall and weekend admission will not be included. 

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GINA MILES

Gina is seeking up to 4 riders with horses for her eventing/jumping sessions. She is looking for various level riders in which eventing experience is not required. Show jumpers welcome. She is looking for riders that can consistently jump 2’ 6” and higher. Please no green horses. Please submit video of a maximum of 5 minutes demonstrating the horse and rider‘s ability to canter around and consistently jump at the 2’ 6” and above (if applicable) height.

FEES
The participation fee is $275 for her clinics and will include (up to 4) one-hour sessions and will include up to 4 horses in each session. The fee is due only if selected. The fee includes one stall and one 3-day horse exhibitor wristband The entry fee will be charged regardless of any other participation at the event. If participating with the same horse in any other clinic or area, the stall and weekend admission will not be included. 

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JESSE PETERS

Jesse is seeking a horse and rider looking to learn the steps and building blocks for gaining their horse’s confidence when shooting a gun safely from horseback. He is looking for a rider with a solid horsemanship foundation that can walk, trot and canter easily, and able to ride and guide horse one-handed. Horse should be confident in crowded environments and ready to handle loud noises. Please submit video of a maximum of 5 minutes demonstrating walk, trot and canter and any other skills capable of safely doing.

FEES
The participation fee is $175 for his session and will include (1) one-hour session and will include no other participant horses. The fee is due only if selected. The fee includes one stall and one 3-day horse exhibitor wristband The entry fee will be charged regardless of any other participation at the event. If participating with the same horse in any other clinic or area, the stall and weekend admission will not be included.

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STEFFEN PETERS

Steffen is seeking only competitive dressage horses and riders who are looking to improve their dressage riding skills. Training level through FEI will be considered. He requests video of a maximum of 5 minutes, showing a competition performance or all the schooling moves the horse and rider are capable of performing.

FEES
The participation fee is $250 per clinic and is due only if selected. The clinic includes (1) one hour session and may include multiple riders. If selected for multiple clinics, multiple fees will apply. The fee includes one stall and one 3-day horse exhibitor wristband. The entry fee will be charged regardless of any other participation at the event. If participating with the same horse in any other clinic or area, the stall and weekend admission will not be included.

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SCOTT PURDUM

Scott is seeking various horses and riders who are looking to improve their horsemanship skills. For his first session, he is looking for a horse and rider combo that struggles with forward movement. His second session requires a horse and rider in which the horse spooks easily and often. The third session entails a well broke horse and rider combination with no major problems and is soft to the reins and looking to transition to riding bridleless. Lastly, Scott is looking for a nervous, un-confident rider with a  pushy horse that will work with him for two sessions on gaining leadership skills from the ground up. Please submit video of a maximum of 5 minutes demonstrating walk, trot and lope and any other skills capable of safely doing.

FEES
The participation fee is $150 per single clinic and  $200 for the two session Leadership clinics and is due only if selected. The single clinics include (1) one-hour session and include one rider. The Leadership clinics include (2) one-hour clinics and one rider. If selected for multiple clinics, multiple fees will apply. The fee includes one stall and one 3-day horse exhibitor wristband. The entry fee will be charged regardless of any other participation at the event. If participating with the same horse in any other clinic or area, the stall and weekend admission will not be included.

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ARIANA SAKARIS

Ariana is seeking horse and handler combinations looking to learn the principles and basic skills of liberty. Powerful and valuable exercises will be presented. Ariana is also seeking handlers with horses looking to learn the laydown based on the horses natural laydown position and without the use of treats or restraint. Horses must be halter broke, have basic ground skills and be comfortably lead into an arena.  Please submit video of a maximum of 5 minutes demonstrating  the horse being lead and any skills capable of safely doing.

FEES
The participation fee is $200 for her Liberty sessions and $150 for the Laydown session. The fee is due only if selected and will include (2) one-hour sessions for the Liberty and (1) one-hour session for the Laydown presentations. Each may include 1-2 participant horses. The fee includes one stall and one 3-day horse exhibitor wristband The entry fee will be charged regardless of any other participation at the event. If participating with the same horse in any other clinic or area, the stall and weekend admission will not be included. 

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KELLEY SHETTER-RUIZ

Kelley is seeking riders and horses looking to learn and/or improve their ground pole skills. Horses and riders should be comfortable at all gaits and able to handle an active environment. Horses should be able to walk/trot over 4 poles in a row and able to canter over at least one pole. Video of a maximum of 5 minutes is needed showing those skills.

FEES
The participation fee is $200 and is due only if selected. The clinics will include (3) one-hour sessions and include 3 participants in each session. The fee includes one stall and one 3-day horse exhibitor wristband. The entry fee will be charged regardless of any other participation at the event. If participating with the same horse in any other clinic or area, the stall and weekend admission will not be included. 

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DANIEL STEWART

Daniel is seeking riders and horses looking to learn and/or improve their show jumping skills with both horsepower and willpower. Because of the challenging nature of the clinic, it’s very important that all horses be willing and well behaved and able to ride a full course of 6-8 fences without stopping. Unfortunately, horses who have a tendency to rush, run-out or refuse fences won’t work for these clinics. Please submit video of a maximum of 5 minutes demonstrating the horse and rider‘s ability to canter around and jumping poles.

FEES
The participation fee is $250 and is due only if selected. The clinics will include (2) one-hour sessions and include 3 participants in each session. The fee includes one stall and one 3-day horse exhibitor wristband. The entry fee will be charged regardless of any other participation at the event. If participating with the same horse in any other clinic or area, the stall and weekend admission will not be included.

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CLINTON ANDERSON

Clinton will be presenting the following clinic topics:

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The applications and fees for all Clinton Anderson clinics will be handled directly by Clinton and Downunder Horsemanship.  Please click the below for more information.

MHF PARTICIPATION GUIDELINES
Please review the MHF Clinic Participant "Important Information" and "Health Requirements" HERE

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