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Low Stress Sheep Handling with Curt Pate

December 3, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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One event on December 3, 2017 at 9:00am

$25 – $75

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A One-day Hands-On Workshop, offered on two separate dates:

Saturday, December 2, 2017, 9 am to 4 pm

OR Sunday, December 3, 2017, 9 am to 4 pm

The clinic is comprised of two components – an overview lecture followed by an interactive and hands-on sheep handling training out in the field with Curt.

Class size is limited to 10 participants for the ‘Hands-On’ Learning Component.

Lecture and Observation ONLY seats are also available.

Participation in the ‘hands-on’ component of the workshop is limited to 10 people for a fee of $75, which also includes the lecture. Tickets to attend ONLY the lecture with the option to observe the live sheep handling component are also available for a fee of $25. Workshop fee does not include meals. Please bring your own lunch.

Workshop Description:

Topics for this low-stress sheep handling clinic taught by Curt Pate will include all aspects of stockmanship, including gathering, grazing, sorting, processing, and loading; stewardship, animal behavior, treating and moving sheep in an effective manner either on foot or horseback, sustainability, and consumer satisfaction. Curt’s presenting style is lively and interactive, using props, humor and tailored to fit each unique audience.

WAIVERS must be signed and submitted prior to participating in the workshop. Once registered, you’ll receive a waiver to sign.

Lodging is available through the Paicines Ranch AirBnB site: https://www.airbnb.com/s/Paicines-Ranch or contact Mary, Event Coordinator at Paicines Ranch at (831) 628-0288 or mary@paicinesranch.com.

Questions about the workshop? Contact Elaine at Paicines Ranch: elaine@paicinesranch.com

About Curt Pate:

For more than a decade, Curt Pate has been conducting demonstrations and clinics on stockmanship, horsemanship, and livestock safety. His abilities conducting stockmanship demonstrations and as an effective communicator have made him a sought-after clinician both on the national and international scene. His personal experience incorporating effective stockmanship principles supports a “for profit” mindset and focuses on highlighting the increased economic benefits of handling stock correctly. In addition, Curt recognizes the growing public scrutiny surrounding livestock production and the impact that improved livestock handling practices create for the sustainability of the livestock industry.

Curt spends his time conducting stockmanship demonstrations and training as well as managing a small grazing operation in western South Dakota. With his ability to think outside the box, his ability to challenge others to do the same, and a willingness to share his skills, Curt has set himself apart in conducting stockmanship clinics. His lifelong experience in ranching adds credibility and enables him to communicate his methods effectively to sheep and cattle ranchers throughout the country. In addition, Curt continues to seek out new learning opportunities to increase and hone his knowledge and skills and enjoys sharing this knowledge with others.

Learn more about Curt Pate at https://curtpatestockmanship.com


December 3, 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$25 – $75


Paicines Ranch