Ken McNabb

A true-blue American cowboy with a boyish enthusiasm for life and strong family values, Ken McNabb grew up in a traditional ranching family in the mountains of Wyoming. This modern-day Roy Rogers knew from a young age that he wanted to help others. As a boy he was unsure of how he would achieve this, but it became crystal clear when he was 16 years old. Sitting in the audience at a horsemanship clinic, he knew within the first fifteen minutes that horsemanship and teaching was his calling.

Since then, he has been changing people’s lives through his 16-year run television show (Discovering the Horseman Within), nationwide 3-day horsemanship clinics, 3-week apprenticeship programs, trial rider university clinics and special appearances at large expos & events. He still carries with him the passion and conviction he had as a young boy. Living his life horseback has proven to be the ultimate way for McNabb to reach out to people and their horses.

Ken creates a unique environment where each horse is trained using gentle methods and the rider is coached to become their personal best. Ken’s faith in Christ, along with his commitment to strong family values and patriotism, help make him the kind of speaker/trainer people enjoy.

Together, Ken, his wife DeeDee, and their two sons Kurt and Trent live in Lovell, Wyoming, where they are dedicated as a family to teaching others to dream bigger, ride taller and live happier. They own and operate their own working ranch and prepare horses for the Annual Diamond-McNabb Ranch Horse Sale, which is in its 15th year.

Until Next Time, May God Bless the Trails You Ride ~Ken McNabb 

Ken McNabb's Clinics

Friday, March 18th

Overcoming Obstacles- Trail Course
Ken will show how to get your horse to confidently approach and negotiate trail obstacles.
Rider Requirements: Horse and rider team that have at least some exposure to trail obstacles but need help.  Cost $50/horse

From Foundation to Finish- Creating a Soft & Responsive Horse
Ken demonstrates how to build essential foundation in building a well broke horse.
Rider Requirements: Riders wanting the build a more responsive horse.  Horses must be broke to ride.   Cost $50/horse

Understanding Bits- When & How to Use Them
Lecture Ken show the function and purpose of different bits, how they work, when to use them, and what not to do.  

Saturday, March 18th

Speed Control- Developing a Comfortable, Confident Lope
Ken shows techniques in developing a soft, relaxed lope and to ride with confidence.
Rider Requirements: Riders wanting more control of their horse at the lope for a more  comfortable ride.  Horses must be able to walk, trot and lope (canter) under saddle.   Cost $50/horse

Leads & Lead Changes- Understanding Correct Leads & Flying Lead Changes
No outside riders

Overcoming Your Fears- 3 Step Plan to Building Your Confidence
Description: lecture.  Ride with confidence.  Keys to enjoying your time riding.

Sunday, March 20th

Overcoming the Spook
Description: Got a horse that spooks at everything?  Ken shows how to work with your horse to overcome its fears.
Horse Requirements: Ken wants a problem horse that is very spooky, but not necessarily the rider.  Clinic will require ground work. Cost $75/horse

Whoa Means Whoa- Teaching Your Horse to Stop No Matter What Rider Requirements: Riders wanting more control of their horse for a more  confident ride.  Horses must be able to walk, trot and lope (canter) under saddle. Cost $75/horse