Dan M. "Buck" Brannaman is a horse trainer and a leading practitioner within the field of natural horsemanship, which is a philosophy of working with horses based on the idea of working with the horse's nature, using an understanding of how horses think and communicate to train the horse to accept humans and work confidently and responsively with them. One of Brannaman's stated goals is to make the animal feel safe and secure around humans so that the horse and rider can achieve a true union
Horsemanship 1 (9:00AM) and Horsemanship 2 (1:30). Both classes have full enrollment.
Sponsor: Jim and Deb Shimon
Venue: Central States Fairgrounds at the Kjerstad Event Center in Rapid City, SD
Cost: Auditing is available for $30.00 per day. Over age 65 and under age 12 are free.
Details: Large indoor arena with unlimited spectator seating. There is a concession stand, restrooms and camper hook-ups on site.