Conference Schedule

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Of Horse, Human, and Nature
September 10-12, 2020

A CONFERENCE PRESENTED BY
The Montana Center for Horsemanship & The University of Montana Western 

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(Schedule subject to change)

- THURSDAY | SEPTEMBER 10 -
Sustainability of Ranching & the Horse - Icon of the American West
Defining & Perpetuating Western Tradition & Way of Life

Caring for the Land: Sustainable Ranching & Western Tradition | Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Temple Grandin
Outfitting: Historic Past, Thriving Present, Future Challenge| Smoke Elser, Casey Burns, Joanie Packard, Backcountry Horseman
Special Presentation: US Forest Service Equine Program | Laura Johnson Boudreaux & Casey Burns
"Cowboy Business" | Scott Knudson, William Rideg, Suzanne Miller, Brandon Carpenter
Film Screenings and Q&A Presented by EQUUS International Film Festival |

- FRIDAY | SEPTEMBER 11 - 
Natural Horsemanship:  Thinking Naturally, Acting Respectfully 
Special Focus on Healing, Health & the Human-Horse Relationship

Natural Horsemanship: Method-Language-Communication and Relationship | 1-Hour Hands-on Demonstration featuring Eric Hoffman, Director of Horsemanship, MCH and Instructors Melissa South and Robbie Chesterfield with the Students of the Natural Horsemanship Degree Program
Understanding Autism: Animal Behavior and Equine Assisted Learning | Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Temple Grandin
Natural Horsemanship to Manage Exotic Wildlife | Dr. Barbara Baker
Perseverance Through Horses | Lauren Reischer, with Gallop NYC and Sydney Collier, Paralympian
Film Screenings and Awards Presented by EQUUS International Film Festival | Guest Emcee Scott Knudsen
Awards Dinner | Hosted by the University of Montana Western

- SATURDAY | SEPTEMBER 12 -
Natural Horsemanship:  Thinking Naturally, Acting Respectfully 
Natural Horsemanship - Changing Lives

"Advancing Hose-Human Health and Well-being through Natural Horsemanship" Special Presentations and Roundtable |
Julie Robins, Anne Campbell, Joe Misner, Montana Reins of Hope, Herd2Human, Karrie Meier, Keith Dane, William Cohen
Horse & Rider Demonstrations | Montana Center for Horsemanship
Special Presentation: Yoga on Horseback | Ashley Mancuso, USDF Gold Medalist and FEI Rider through the Grand Prix
Closing Night Special Events and Presentations
40th Anniversary of "The Black Stallion" | Screenwriter Jeanne Rosenberg and special behind the scenes clips from the film
50th Anniversary of Secretariat | Owners of Secretariat Kate and John Tweedy
"Born in the Wild... and Free" | Special Exhibition of Antonia Wolf photography - Images by Antonia
Silent Auction featuring "everything western and horse"

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