FORT WORTH - Looking for free advice on horse training techniques from leading trainers across the country?
If so, head over to 2007 World Championship Paint Horse Show at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth. The show — which continues through July 7 — features free clinics from top professionals in several different disciplines.
Craig Cameron, well-known clinician and horse trainer, will host two free horsemanship clinics Saturday, June 30, as sponsored by HorseCity.com and the American Paint Horse Association. Cameron’s clinics will begin at 2:30 p.m. and feature two sessions focusing on colt starting/problem solving and the proper techniques used when training a reining horse.
Cameron has perfected his style of horsemanship over the last 23 years by building confidence and trust between man and horse. He travels more than 44 weeks a year presenting clinics covering basic to advanced horsemanship, colt starting, ranch and cattle work, problem solving, reining and trail obstacles.
“We are excited to have Craig Cameron host our educational seminar for the World Show,” said Ryan Dohrm, general manager for HorseCity.com. “Cameron is a great horseman and informative clinician. We have worked with him over the years on the Extreme Cowboy Race as well as HorseCity.com TV. He offers sound training tips and creates a down to earth atmosphere that anyone can learn no matter their level of training or discipline.”
Cameron has garnered a long list of national sponsors and been recognized with several awards. In 2002, the American Cowboy Culture Awards Committee awarded him with the Working Cowboy of the Year award. He is featured on a weekly cable TV show, “Hoof Beats,” along with appearances on RFD-TV.
Purina Mills will also sponsor of variety of free educational clinics, including Clint Haverty on reining horses, Tim Finkenbinder on halter horses, Charlie Cole and Jason Martin on performance horses and Kory Pounds on cutting horses.
Several more educational clinics will take place throughout the show focusing on proper care and feeding of horses. For a complete schedule of free clinics, visit aphaworldshow.com.
An annual event for registered American Paint Horses, the show features 183 classes, including five challenge series classes and four sweepstakes events. Exhibitors compete for more than $400,000 in cash and prizes.
All activities take place at Will Rogers Memorial Center, an 85-acre equine complex with three air-conditioned arenas.
For more information about the show, including a schedule and visitor information, visit aphaworldshow.com or call APHA at (817) 834-2742.