Clinics / Lessons
Cow work: Dry work, flag work and live cattle. You will learn about balance point, flight zone, position, low-stress livestock handling and how to use your horsemanship skills to work cattle effectively.
Ranch roping: You will learn about proper swing and delivery, different shots, groundwork as well as applying horsemanship and stockmanship while roping cattle in a low-stress environment. Dummy practice and live cattle.
Horsemanship: You will learn about how to better understand and how to communicate more effectively with your horse to achieve a confident, willing and safe partner. You will also work on improving the basic fundamentals for advanced maneuvers.
Colt starting: 2 to 4 day clinic. The clinic is for horses that haven't been started or need restarting. It will give you the opportunity to give your horse a solid foundation for a successful future. You will learn about preparing your horse for his first saddling, first mounting and first ride in a safe manner for horse and rider.
Groundwork: This clinic is for horses of any age and level, it may include but not limited to haltering, leading, handling the feet, catching a horse, position, trailer loading etc.
You will work on basic groundwork fundamentals for a respectful and willing horse on the ground, which will make your horse safer and more enjoyable to be around and set you up for more success in the saddle.
Trailer loading: You will learn about how to teach a horse willingly to go on and off the trailer and about solving trailer loading issues.
- 60' x 90' indoor arena
- 100'x200' outdoor arena
- roundpen, mechanical flag
- fresh and practice cattle
- 18 quarters of land.
Heart Bar Ranch offers all types of Ranch Horse Training including:
Foal training (start horses in basic handling, included but not limited to: halter training, catching, grooming, deworming, picking up feet/trim),
Tune-ups or horses that need a change of pace.
Jamie offers a practical approach to training starting with a solid foundation and working to a finished bridle horse. All horses are ridden outside and exposed to daily ranch work as well as arena work to improve, refine and perfect the specific maneuvers required for the western event you want to pursue.
References are available upon request. Limited spots available.
Arena is available to book for clinics, private and club functions or events.
Private paddocks are available for board, call for rates and availability.
Paddocks are getting cleaned daily, have salt, shelter and includes good quality hay fed twice a day.
Please call or text Jamie before hauling in: 780-718-1348
Farrier Services are performed by Jamie Dodds. Jamie is a Montana State University Farrier Sciences Graduate with 20 years of experience, from english to western performance, specializing in sliding plates.
Please call for appointment availability. Currently not accepting new clients.