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SCHEDULE

Friday, June 2nd

12 Noon - 9 PM

12 Noon – 5 pm Vendors & Exhibits Open

 

Bruce Sandifer And Heather Kornemann On Horseback Throughout the afternoon– Arena & Grounds 

 

1 – 2 pm:

Stewarding Soils for a Regenerative Future:

Dr. Chelsea Carey, Director of Soil Research & Conservation, Point Blue Conservation ScienceLocation: Education Corral

In this talk, Chelsea will discuss the importance of soils for regenerative future, provide a refresher on the basics of soil health, and discuss ways that ranchers and farmers can steward their soils in a way that promotes health and vitality of their land. Participants will have an opportunity to participate in the conversation, get their hands dirty, and ask questions.

 

2 – 3:30 pm:

The California Origin of the Stock Saddle

Historian Griff Durham 

Location: Club House

 

3:30 – 5 pm:

History of the Vaquero:

Bruce Sandifer And Heather Kornemann

Location: Education Corral

 

5 – 8 pm:

Music by Dave Stamey

Location: Club House

 

6– 7 pm:

Drinks & BBQ Dinner

Location: Club House 

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Saturday, June 3rd

10 AM - 9 PM

10 am – 5 pm Vendors & Exhibits Open

 

Bruce Sandifer And Heather Kornemann On Horseback Throughout the afternoon– Arena & Grounds 

 

11 am - 12 pm:

Introduction to the Hackamore

Bruce Sandifer and Heather Kornemann

Location: Education Corral

 

12 – 1 pm:

Interactive Field Walk Discussing Soil Health, Ecosystem Services, Nutrient Density and Landscape Resilience:

Spencer Smith, Global Expert on Regenerative Agriculture & Soil Health, Working with Farmers, Ranchers, Land Managers, Conservation Groups, Governments and NGO's.

Location: Education Corral

Join Spencer for an interactive field walk. This walk will be very conversational, filled with questions and answers. We will dig into soil microbiome and the importance of biodiversity in order to maximize health, production and profit.

1 - 2 pm:

Introduction to the Two Rein Stage and California Spade Bit:

Bruce Sandifer And Heather Kornemann

Location: Education Corral

 

2 - 3 pm:

Promoting the Grassfed Community for America's Family Farms:

Carrie Balkcom, Executive Director, American Grassfed Association

Location: Education Corral

Join Carrie for a presentation on "Promoting the Grassfed Community for America's Family Farms". America's farm policy of "one size fits all" no longer works. American Grassfed Association has created standards for pasture based production for ruminants, including dairy, pastured swine production and in the works, standards for pastured poultry. By working with producers, we have created standards that are meaningful in the market place and are a workable set of standards for producers.

3:30 - 5 pm:

Roping and Stock Handling Demonstration Using Cattle:

Bruce Sandifer and Heather Kornemann

Location: Arena

5 - 6 pm:

Music by Passin' Through

Location: Club House

 

6– 7 pm:

Drinks & BBQ Dinner

Location: Club House 

7 - 8 pm:

Music by Passin' Through

Location: Club House

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Sunday, June 4th

10 AM - 2 PM

9 am - Cowboy Prayer/Blessing, led by Jim Barrie

Location: Education Corral

 

10 am – 2 pm Vendors & Exhibits Open

 

Bruce Sandifer And Heather Kornemann On Horseback Throughout the afternoon– Arena & Grounds 

 

10 - 11 am:

Introduction to the Hackamore, Two Rein Stage and California Spade Bit

Bruce Sandifer and Heather Kornemann

Location: Education Corral

 

11 am – 12 pm:

Talk on the History and Function of Californio Style Bits:

Bruce Haener and Pat Pinckney

Location: Education Corral

1 - 2 pm:

Roping and Stock Handling Demonstration Using Cattle:

Bruce Sandifer and Heather Kornemann

Location: Arena

 

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