February 2016

Natural Horsemanship Students Published in Cowgirl Magazine

University of Montana Western natural horsemanship students WesleyAnn Johnson and Kelly Wieman were recently published in Cowgirl magazine.

The January/February edition of the national publication includes the students’ article, “Mustang Misconceptions.”

Johnson wrote the article which includes Wieman’s photography as part of a class assignment in which students spent several days in the Pryor Mountains studying wild mustangs.

Press Release: Natural Horsemanship Instructor Option Added

DILLON, Mont., Jan. 29, 2016 – University of Montana Western Interim Provost Sylvia Moore announced today the addition of an instruction option to the university’s natural horsemanship program beginning in Fall 2016.

“This new option fulfills a significant need in the equine industry for properly trained and certified equine instruction,” Olie Else, equine studies chair, said. “It is important that we train the upcoming generation to observe and teach safe and effective horsemanship.”