The California Vaquero Style can be traced to Mexico and California from the Iberian Peninsula by the Portuguese and Spanish Conquistadors. Mike began learning the Vaquero Tradition from his grandfather. Staying true to the traditions, Mike has spent more than fifty five years making a living from the back of a horse. His current public clinic offerings include Introduction to the Hackamore, Seeking Refinement, In Hand Work, Cattle Working Clinics and a Bridle Course.
This clinic focuses on rider development and the bio mechanics of the horse. Body and hand signals for influencing the horse are demonstrated and practiced. Please contact the clinic host for additional information.
This clinic is offered in a variety of formats which include actual ranch or feed lot situations or any competitive discipline which utilizes cattle. Please contact the clinic host for additional information.