Who: Grapevine Canyon Ranch and YOU!
Our Cowgirl Clinic is geared toward beginning and intermediate riders who want to further their riding and horsemanship through instruction, hands-on experiences, horseback activities, and cow work.
What: Cowgirl Clinic
Learn horsemanship and “Cowgirl Up!” in a intimate group setting with other women who want to have fun and better their riding. You’ll be coached by our own cowboys and cowgirls in horsemanship and cow work, plus have the opportunity to take scenic trail rides and participate in roping, barrel racing, team penning, and more.
When: December 5 - 11, 2010, February 6 - 12,
March 6 - 12, 2011
Where: The beautiful Grapevine Canyon Ranch
We are located in the gorgeous foothills of Arizona’s Dragoon Mountains, where you can enjoy our wonderful scenery, comfortable casitas, and scrumptious food. And don’t forget the horses, activities, saloon, pool, and hot tub!
Why: To have Fun!
And to ride, to learn horsemanship, to meet new people, and well….to be a cowgirl for a week and have fun doing it!!!
Cowgirl Clinic Schedule
$1200 per person, $400 deposit
Sunday : Check-in 4:00 pm.
Meet and Greet -wranglers and staff.
AM Introduction to Horses and Horsemanship
-catching, leading, grooming, saddling, bridling
Riders Up! Horsemanship Basics
-mounting, position, reining, the gaits, etcetera.
PM Instructional Trail Ride
Evening Activity: Bonfire
AM Horsemanship II
-master walk, trot, and lope. Patterns. Possible trailride.
PM Roping 101
-on foot and mounted.
Evening Activity: Our Famous Spoons Game
AM Controlled Speed
-barrel racing, pole bending, horseback games.
PM Meet the Cows!
-introduction/demonstration on moving cattle
-beginning moving cows/team penning.
Evening Activity: History of Our Valley by ranch owner Eve
AM Team Penning
-master moving those cows.
PM Cowgirl Up!
Evening Activity: Music By Cowboy Danny and Dancing
AM Cowgirl Competition
-barrels, poles, penning, etcetera.
PM Trail Ride / Move Cows
Evening Activity: Cowgirl Graduation!!!
-last ride and farewells. Check-Out.
AM Advanced Ride