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Athabasca

Mel Hyland Horsemanship Clinic

Mel Hyland, a six time Canadian champion, two time world saddle bronc champion and multi-hall of famer. After twenty years on the rodeo trail he turned his focus to horsemanship. He studied with some of the worlds leading horsemen such as Ray Hunt and Tom Dorrance

Mel Hyland Horsemanship Clinic
Mel Hyland Horsemanship Clinic

Time & Location

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Athabasca, Athabasca Agri-plex and Rodeo Grounds, Athabasca, AB T0G 0R0, Canada

Guests

About the event

Mel Hyland qualified for the National Finals every year for 11 consecutive years, top 10 from 1967 to 1984. In 1966, he was the under 21 Professional Novice Champion Saddle Bronc Rider. He won the PRCA Saddle Bronc World Championship in 1972 and 1976 and the Canadian Saddle Bronc Championship in 1967, 1972, 1979, and 1982. He was the first person in rodeo history to win both a world championship and Canadian championship in the same year, 1972. Hyland won the Canadian Bareback Champion in 1975. He was named the Canadian Cowboy of the Year and has been inducted in the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame, Canadian Cowboy Hall of Fame and the British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame.

Since retiring from professional rodeo, Mel Hyland has become a sought-after horse trainer and clinician. He is a valued contributor to Canadian Cowboy Country magazine.

Mel teaches:

~Preparing to the position for the transition

~Rhythm, feel, timing and balance

~Understanding how the horses feet work

~Proper seat posture

~Shaping and posturing the horse for better performance

~Understanding ‘soft feel’

~Leg aids

~Proper use of tools

….AND SO MUCH MORE

Date: June 8-9, 2024

Start time Each day: 9:00am

Location: Athabasca Ag Society Arena

Cost: $500

Stalling avaliable

Lunch and refreshmants supplies each day.

Contact Katherine @780-689-7524 or info.aadas@gmail.com

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