Demonstration Horse Clinic

Special Event for Friday March 25, 2011

A demonstration horse clinic titled "Understanding Your Horse" will be presented at 1 pm in the rodeo arena.


Meet ‘Natural Horsemanship’s’ Paul Ortuno at the Palm Spring West Fest

Learn about Natural Horsemanship, the series of five horse training DVDs featuring master trainer Paul Ortuno that’s taking the riding industry by storm, during special upcoming event.

Ortuno leads a clinic at Palm Springs WestFest, “Understanding Your Horse,” on Friday, March 25 at 1 p.m. He will demonstrate the unique techniques he uses to help riders bond and communicate with their horses while becoming true horsemen. The skills he shows have come during a lifetime of working and training horses, from the dancing horses of Andalusia to the gauchos of Argentina and vaqueros of Nevada.

The clinic is $10 and proceeds benefit Desert ARC, which works will people with developmental disabilities, including autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, mental retardation and other medical conditions. You can go to to purchase your tickets.

The auditor fee is $10 per person. Remember "It's not about you, it's about your horse".  Tickets can be purchased on our ticketing page.  

For more details, visit their web site at: and Click Here to read Paul Ortuno's Biography