Proper Stockmanship School Coming to
Gaviota, California, March 1-3, 2018

Meeting Location—

Near Gaviota, California (details will be emailed to registered attendees)


March 1: 1 pm to 5 pm; March 2-3: 8 am to 5 pm each day. Weather permitting, we will practice with cattle on March 3.

School Outline—

Using lecture, questions/answers, and many movies, we will cover—

  • Research Benefits
  • Pressure and Release
  • How we Communicate with our Livestock
  • Instincts of Humans and Livestock
  • Predator/Prey Relationship
  • Positioning
  • Movement
  • Training the Herd
  • At the Gate
  • Working in the Corral
  • Sorting Livestock
  • Weaning and Receiving Livestock
  • Loading Livestock
  • Our Attitude

Registration Fee

No charge for interested kids age 18 and under. Please email or call us if you will be bringing kids so we can have a count for meals.

Charge for adults is $500 per person. Two people from the same family/ranch can “buy one, get one half off.”

Lunch is included March 2 and 3.

To Register

If you would like to register to attend this school, you may either pay by mail or on-line using PayPal.

Click here for a pdf file to print and mail with your check in USD.

If you would like to pay online using PayPal, choose an option below.

Register to attend the Proper Stockmanship School

$500 for one person

$750 for two people from the same ranch