2012 Clinic Schedule

Hello Friends,

Here is the start of where we will be and what we are doing this summer. I hope you will drop by!

April 20 – 22
Midwest Horse Fair
Madison, WI

May 5 – 6
Horse a Rama
Manitowoc, WI
D3 WHC booth

June 2
Trail horse clinic
North Star Gaited Horse Club
Cecil, WI

June 30
BEAMING Open House (Horses for Hero’s) Vets day
Round pen and horse handling demo
KK Qtr Horses
2692 Cty Rd. GG
Neenaha, WI 54956

July 21 tentative planning
Inner City Slickers, Kids Clinic
Longmont, CO

Sep 22
Groundwork, and Problem Solving Clinic
N 1480p Lynn Rd.
Adell, WI 53001
Patty Potvin

If you are interested in sponsoring a clinic or volunteering your facility to help set up an Inner City Slickers program in Wisconsin or else where please contact me at smokie.brannaman@yahoo.com

Enjoy the spring, stay safe and “Just Ride”!


About Smokie

Smokie Brannaman grew up on a 5000-acre horse and cattle ranch in Southwestern Montana. Working with horses, cattle and rodeoing as a professional trick roper was his way of life as a youngster. Upon graduating from high school, Smokie chose to serve his country in the United State Coast Guard. Although his military duties did not always allow much time to spend with his horses, he never the less, rode and trained horses of his own and others throughout his military career. Smokie retired in 2000 from the Coast Guard and worked as a Corporate Operations Manager for a security company. But he soon realized that his true enjoyment came from being around horses, training, riding and helping others with their horses. After working for 2 years as a stable manager for a large boarding stable, Smokie hired on at Ots Sunrise Farm to work with the young horses halter breaking, ground work and starting horses under saddle to progress to more advanced training. Smokie started his own business, Horseman’s Services Limited, llc in 2006 and now works full time as an educator of the horse and rider. Smokie utilizes the training methods of his brother Buck Brannaman, Jeff Griffith, and others, as well as his own techniques learned during a lifetime of working with horses. Smokie is a published author of two books about horses and their riders, Whisper This… Not to your horse, to yourself, and his newest book Equiknowlogy 101… and numerous horse training DVDs. Smokie lives in Greenleaf Wisconsin with his sweetie Vickie, and has three grown children, Kat, Travis and Jason. He raises and trains registered quarter horses of his own, which he uses as, Cavalry horses for his hobby, Civil War reenacting, and performing in Wild West Shows throughout the Midwest.
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