September 9-11, 2021 | Montana Center for Horsemanship
A CONFERENCE PRESENTED BY
The Montana Center for Horsemanship
in partnership with
the University of Montana Western
Special Guest Presenter & Keynote
DR. TEMPLE GRANDIN
Other Special Presenters Include:
DR. BARBARA BAKER-PRESIDENT & CEO, PITTSBURGH ZOO & PPG AQUARIUM & ICC
Reserve NBHA World Champion twice in 2018
The Pittsburgh Zoo is the only zoo in the world to incorporate natural horsemanship into wildlife management
SCOTT KNUDSEN - COWBOY ENTREPRENEUR
AQHA Ambassador & Presenter - "Cowboy Business"
ERIC HOFFMAN - DIRECTOR OF HORSEMANSHIP, MCH
Understanding 'La Cense Method' Natural Horsemanship
featuring demonstrations with NH Instructors & Students in a Special Presentation
KATE & JOHN TWEEDY - ON SECRETARIAT'S 51st ANNIVERSARY
"Life with Secretariat"
On the now 51st anniversary of the birth of the most famous racehorse of all time, Secretariat,
we honor the horse and Kate and John Tweedy, daughter and son respectively, of Secretriat's owner, Penny Chenery.
Screenwriter for the original film, The Black Stallion & Competitive Reiner
USFS EQUINE DIVISION - LAURA JOHNSON BOUDREAUX & CASEY BURNS
The Working Horses & Mules of the US Forest Service
Outfitting & Packing Demonstrations with the famous "NineMile String"
SMOKE ELSER (Tentative)
Outfitting & Guiding - an International Perspective
The Path to Nature and Backcountry on Horses & Mules
From Afghanistan to the Bob Marshall Wilderness
SARATOGA WARHORSE PROJECT, WOUNDED WARRIORS
VETERANS & HORSES - STORIES OF HEALING & HOPE
Tentative: Mustang Heritage Foundation
Featuring a Special Screening of Mustang Saviors
& other films featuring Veterans & Horse Programs
JOE MISNER - "Second Chances"
Working with and Training Inmates & Mustangs
Natural Horsemanship-Changing Lives
Human Trafficking Victims and Horses
Paralympian Dressage Equestrian
GallopNYC & Captain of a university equestrian team
Ashley Mancuso is a horse trainer, USDF Gold Medalist, filmmaker and certified yoga instructor
using yoga on horseback to facilitate a better, more natural connection between horse and rider
Ashley will provide a unique, hands-on (body on horseback) to demonstrate the special connection.
International Equine Photographer
Special Premier Exhibition: "In the Wild and Free"
Wild horses of Utah & the Pryor Mountains
And many, many others...
Dynamic Panels | Natural Horsemanship Demonstrations | Inspiring Keynotes
Horse-and-Rider Presentations | Award-winning Horse Films | Ranch Tours
“Where earth meets sky and horses and western traditions merge”
Knowledge inspires action and all roads lead to Dillon, Montana, September 9-11, 2021 for the first national-international conference Of Horse, Human & Nature, merging traditional, natural horsemanship with 21st century new equine and horse-human education, research and innovation in ranching, agriculture, science and the horse-human partnership. Come to this breathtaking setting in the heart of the Blacktail Mountains; meet the experts on the frontlines of ground breaking initiatives to foster and promote the present and future of the equine arena --- perpetuating a defining tradition of the American west; a way of life and the unique relationship between horse and human.
OF HORSE, HUMAN & NATURE brings together leading voices and experts in equine and animal behavior, natural horsemanship, ranching, outfitting, and equine and human initiatives that advance well-being, along with horse-and-rider demonstrations, hands-on experiences with horses, and compelling storytellers, award-winning equine films and the latest research and science in these and related fields.
OF HORSE, HUMAN & NATURE will bring a balanced and insightful look at, and appreciation for all things horse and the powerful and life-changing impact of the horse-human relationship.
The Montana Center for Horsemanship, is official host for this 3-day conference, in collaboration with University of Montana Westsern. MCH is a not-for-profit organization and the only education center in the nation devoted exclusively to Natural Horsemanship. With UM Western, we are pleased to present this public, international conference, featuring Dr. Temple Grandin, one of the foremost experts on equine assisted learning, livestock handling and management and animal behavior. A professor of animal science at Colorado State, consultant on animal behavior and a renowned autism spokesperson, Dr. Grandin was one of the first individuals on the autism spectrum, to document the insights gained from her personal experience of autism. She is also a strong proponent of equine therapy and equine assisted learning.
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