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David Cowley

Sport, training

David Cowley was raised on a guest ranch in the Canadian Rockies. It’s here that he had the opportunity to discover his love of horses and working with people from all over the world. He grew up with a herd of 80 horses, where he developed his techniques of reading and training horses. Also blessed to meet and work with people from all over the world.

His techniques for training horses through trust and understanding has been his calling card. David has garnered a strong reputation as a horseman, quietly accruing many accomplishments and opportunities with horses, ranging from competition success, special appearances, demos and work as an Actor, Stuntman and Wrangler in many large-scale film productions. He has been able to teach horses to be confident and relaxed in all sorts of environments and situations.

David has mainly built his reputation as a clinician through word of mouth. Teaching clinics across Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand with requests for Israel, South Africa, UK, Sweden and Germany. Training riders and horses of all kinds of different breeds and backgrounds with his techniques to develop trusting, safe and confident horses.

A founding Member of the National Cowboy Challenge Association along with Kim Peterson. The NCCA is focused on developing all-around horses that can successfully compete across other Western equine disciplines. Following a similar judging format as major equine sports such as NRHA, NCHA, NRCHA and AQHA

Visit David Cowley at the following sessions

Details

Saturday November 16th

Duncan Equine Group Arena

Building Trusting Partnerships with Horses

Discussing my techniques for building trusting partnerships with horses, through the process of training body controls and how I introduce obstacles.

This is a process I’ve developed through my lifetime that has allowed me to achieve astonishing feats with horses. I lay it out how I build that foundation in a simple and concise approach.

Details

Friday November 15th

Titan Rail Arena, Town Square

Tips to Competing in Equine Obstacle Sports

Tips, advice and benefits to competing in equine obstacle sports such as the National Cowboy Challenge Association.

Covering Training techniques, scoring and cross over sport benefits for competitors and their horses.

Training

Adam Sutton

Training

Adele Edwards

Training & Horsemanship

Allan Collett

Horse health / Care

Amanda Edwards

Training & Horsemanship

Amanda Wilson

lifestyle

Amber Evans

Horse health / Care

Anna Minogue

Lifestyle

Anthony Worm

Horse health / Care

Antoinette Foster

Training & Horsemanship

Ash Barnett

Training & Horsemanship

Brett Parbery

Horse health / Care

Camilla Whishaw

Horse health / Care

Carol Layton

Other

Chase Day

Training & Horsemanship

Chloe Phillips-Harris

Horse Health / Care

Daisy Bicking

Horse health / Care

David Nash

Lifestyle

Despina Mitrakas

Horse health / Care

Dr Jacqui Panozzo

Horse Health, Care

Dr Jennifer Clulow

Horse health / Care

Dr John Walker

Training & Horsemanship

Dr Kate Fenner

Horse health / Care / Training

Dr Melanie Quick

Horse health / Care

Dr Peter Huntington

Horse health / Care

Dr Raquel Butler

Horse Health / Care

Dr Sabine Ware

Training & Horsemanship

Dr Shelley Appleton

Horse health / Care

Dr. Ben Sykes

Training & Horsemanship

Elsa Sinclair

Other, Equine Law

Emily Purvis

Training & Horsemanship

Georgia Bates

Training, Sport

Georgia Kneen

Other, Horse Business

Glenys Cox

Lifestyle

Helen Fletcher

Other, Sports, mindset

Helen Huie

Training & Horsemanship

Ian Mark Shaw

Training

Jane Hemingway-Mohr

Horse health / Care

Jeremy Ford

Horse health / Care

Jessica Blackwell

Horse Health / Care

Karyn Campbell

Training

Kathleen Kindler

Horse Health / Care

Kathryn Christieson

Training & Horsemanship

Kim Thompson

Training

Lara Poynton

Horse health / Care

Larissa Bilston

Horse Health / Care

Leah Wellard

Training & Horsemanship

Lee Davis

Lifestyle

Louise Sedgman

Horse health / Care

Matt Rannstrom

Training & Horsemanship

Matthew Thompson

Horse Health / Care

Mel Rowe

Lifestyle

Melinda Macaulay

Training & Horsemanship

Michelle O’Neill

Training & Horsemanship

Naomi Lee

Horse health / Care

Natalia Budisa

Horse health / Care

Nathan Marshall

Horse health / Care

Nikita Stowers

Lifestyle

Racing Victoria

Lifestyle / Rider Preparation

Robyn Schiller

Training & Horsemanship

Sallyanne Slater

Training

Sandi Simons

Other - Teaching Groups

Sarah Venamore

Sport / Side Saddle

Stacey Rusic

Training & Horsemanship

Sue Spence

Sport / Ranch Riding

Sue Williams

Training

Tanja Mitton

Horse Health / Care

Tanya French

TOPICS

  • Cooperative Care

Other / Arena Construction

Todd Cunningham

Training & Horsemanship

Tori Jeffress

Horse health / Care

Tracy Whiter

Trisha Mc Cagh

Training

Warwick Schiller

Training & Horsemanship

Zoe McKinlay

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