A great trail horse is no accident; he’s been trained to do his job well. Just because a horse rides well in the arena doesn’t mean he’ll be the same calm, respectful and responsive partner on the trail. The reason for that is because the elements drastically change when you take your horse out of […]
Clinton and Jeff are Looking Forward to the 10-Day Fundamentals Clinic
In two weeks, horsemen from around the country will be rolling in to the Downunder Horsemanship Ranch for our annual 10-day Fundamentals Clinic. While Clinton will welcome participants to the ranch and teach the morning classroom sessions, Professional Clinician Jeff Davis will instruct the hands-on groundwork and riding portions of the clinic. Throughout the clinic, […]
Don’t get stuck in the Fundamentals level of the Method! Once you and your horse have completed the first level of the Method, move on to the Intermediate Series. In the second level of the Method, Clinton shows you how to build on the concepts of respect, control and communication you worked to establish in […]
The dust has barely settled from our Fort Worth Walkabout Tour, but we’re already looking ahead to our second stop in Jacksonville, Florida at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center, May 19th and 20th. Every Walkabout Tour offers: 8 separate training demonstrations that provide easy-to-understand knowledge and inspire 3 horses with longstanding problems undergo amazing transformations 2 […]
Clinton’s longtime broodmare Downunder Diva (aka Diva) gave birth to Little Debbie at the end of February. The filly is proudly owned by Jack White and is by Tinker With Guns, who has over $344,000 in earnings. Learn more about Clinton’s performance horse program on our website.
Training Tip: Ask Clinton: Dropping Shoulder at the Lope
Q: My horse has had five months of training under saddle. He has a tendency to drop his left shoulder at the lope and fall in a little on his left lead. What riding exercises would you recommend to remedy this?
Participating in a three-day Fundamentals Clinic with Clinton is one of the best and most challenging learning experiences you and your horse will ever do. Here are what a few participants in Clinton’s 2017 Fundamentals Clinics had to say about their experience: I had an amazing time! So glad I got to be under Clinton’s […]
Spring is around the corner, which means it’s time to knock the dust off your boots and get serious about your horsemanship goals. This week, you can stock up on training essentials with our St. Patty’s Stick and String Sale! Now through Friday, March 16th, save $17 off your price when you buy an all […]
We welcomed another filly to our herd at the end of February. “Trek” is by Tinker With Guns out of Lipstick N Whizkey (aka Pandora) and is proudly owned by Theresa Elliot. Tinker With Guns earned $344,118 in the show pen, and Pandora is by Gunners Special Nite out of NRHA Hall of Fame mare […]