Julie Goodnight

JulieGoodnight2015edit-150x150Julie Goodnight is the popular RFD-TV host of Horse Master airing Monday nights. Julie travels the USA sharing her no-nonsense horsemanship training with riders of all disciplines. Whether you ride English, Western, dressage or trail ride, Julie’s teaching helps you feel more confident in the saddle and helps you understand the “whys” of horsemanship. You’ll get horse training help, when you need it. She loves continually learning and sharing horse behavior insights and she relates that knowledge to how you should interact with your horses.

She’s experienced in dressage and jumping, racing, reining, cow horse, colt-starting, and wilderness riding. You’ve probably seen her regular series in Horse Illustrated, The Trail Rider and many other horse publications. Julie is honored to be the International Spokesperson for the Certified Horsemanship Association and was named Equine Affaire’s Exceptional Equestrian Educator.

Julie grew up on the hunter-jumper circuits in Florida, but is now at home in the west. She and her husband Rich Moorhead live in the mountains in Salida, Colorado. Both love versatility ranch horse competitions and riding cow-horses.

Julie’s Clinics:

Friday February 24, 2017

11:15-12:00   Ground Work 101. – Coliseum  
Description: Manners and Focus from the ground 
2:15-3:00    Riding Right – Coliseum   
Description: Balance and Rhythm in the Saddle

Saturday February 25, 2017

11:00-11:45     Cueing: Art and Science – Coliseum             
Description: There’s much more to cueing than meets the eye!  Learn about aids, timing and consistency.
11:00-11:45    Controlling the canter – Coliseum  
Description:    Cueing, Leads, collection and direction

Sunday February 26, 2017

8:00-9:15       Horsemanship I – Warm-up Arena          
Description: Horsemanship I, general horsemanship; 10 riders; 90 minutes total -30 minutes groundwork/60 minutes riding at a walk and trot; no canter.  Riders come to the arena saddled but not bridled—in a rope halter with 12-15’ training lead and a flag or stick;  be prepared to ride after the ground warm-up.

9:30-10:45   Horsemanship II – Coliseum           
Description: Advanced horsemanship; 10 riders; 90 minutes of riding; lots of canter.  Horses and riders should have appropriate skill level to canter together in a large group and adequate fitness levels to ride vigorously for 90 minutes, much of it at the canter.  Riders come into the arena mounted.

Julie’s Lectures

 Friday Lecture:  
4:45-5:35      Building Confidence with horses -Miller Club             
Description: Understanding your fears; make a plan to overcome it!
Saturday Lecture:
1:15-2:05      Speak the language – Miller Club            
Description: Understanding Horse Behavior.

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