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Al Dunning Clinic Presented by CQHA
June 24 - June 25
The CQHA’s Breeder’s committee is proud to be hosting legendary professional horseman Al Dunning for a two day fundamentals of horsemanship clinic June 24 -25, 2023 in Nanton, Alberta.
Due to overwhelming demand and limited rider spaces, all those in interested in purchasing a rider slot will be entered in to a lottery. This lottery will be hosted live on the CQHA Instagram channel.
Auditor day passes and weekend packages will be available.
CQHA is also hosting a Q&A Dinner with Mr. Dunning on Saturday night. The buffet dinner with musical guest Lyndsay Butler at Silver Slate Arena’s Steak House. Tickets will go on sale soon.
CQHA would like to thank you in advance for your interest in this educational opportunity; supporting this clinic will help the CQHA to continue investing in programs which benefit our Canadian Quarter Horse Community.
About the Clinician:
Mr. Dunning is one of the most respected horsemen in the industry, having received multiple honors including American Quarter Horse Association’s Professional Horseman of the Year in 1996, NCHA Zane Schulte Trainer of the Year award in 2003, Monte Roberts Equitarian award in 2004 and Western Horseman Magazine Horseman of the Year in 2017. Dunning was named the 2021 Ed and Modine Smith Sportsmanship recipient by the PCCHA for exhibiting high moral character, good sportsmanship, fairness and an exemplary contribution of time, effort and interest in working toward the short- and long-term goals of PCCHA. In addition, he has trained and showed the great buckskin performance horse Expensive Hobby, who was inducted into the AQHA Hall of Fame in 2007 and immortalized with the Breyer Horse Limited Addition Porcelain figurine. In 2016, Al and Expensive Hobby were simultaneously inducted into the Arizona Quarter Horse Association Hall of Fame.
Dunning and his students have garnered over 50 World and Reserve World titles in NCHA, AQHA, NRCHA, and NRHA.
Rider Slot $800 Includes: Two (2) day Rider Clinic Participation, Stall and bedding (Fri&Sat),One on One opportunities with Clinician, CQHA swag bag, 1 ticket to the Sat Night Dinner and Q&A with Mr. Dunning (Cash Bar, CQHA Gift, Entertainment by Lyndsay Buttler), CQHA Dinner Gift, Official Clinic T-shirt, Link to recorded session for re-watch on CQHA’s Online Learning Academy website, Eligible for daily door prize draws.
Auditor Day pass $80/day Includes: Opportunity to ask relevant questions to clinician based on what is happening in the ring, Eligible for daily door prize draws.
Weekend Auditor Pass $150 Includes: Two (2) day Auditor Pass with opportunities to ask relevant questions to clinician based on what is happening in the ring, CQHA swag bag, Link to recorded session for re-watch on CQHA’s Online Learning Academy website, Eligible for daily door prize draws.
Q&A Dinner with Mr. Dunning $75 Includes: Formal Q&A with Mr. Dunning, Strip loin Buffet, Cash bar, CQHA Gift, and Entertainment by Lyndsay Butler
RV Camping $35/day