Curt Pate Stockmanship Demonstration in McIntosh, Nov. 19

Farm Forum

BROOKINGS — Curt Pate, a horsemanship and stockmanship expert, will host low stress cattle handling and horsemanship demonstrations at the Corson County Fairgrounds in McIntosh, Nov. 19.

These demonstrations are designed for both youth and adults. The Curt Pate Stockmanship Demonstration is sponsored by the 4-H Programs in Dewey and Corson Counties, SDSU Extension Regional Center in Lemmon and the National Beef Quality Assurance Program.

The demonstrations begin at 10 a.m. and run until 3 p.m. (Mountain Time). Horsemanship will be the focus of the morning’s demonstrations, followed by a demonstration on low stress cattle handling. Lunch is provided. Bring a lawn chair.

For more than a decade, Pate has been conducting demonstrations and clinics on stockmanship, colt starting, horsemanship and safety.

“His abilities conducting both horsemanship and stockmanship demonstrations along with his ability as an effective communicator have made him a sought after clinician both on the national and international scene,” said Robin Salverson, SDSU Extension cow/calf field specialist.

Registration information

To cover costs, the pre-registration fee is $25. Day of, the fee is $35.To pre-register or if you have questions contact the SDSU Extension Dewey County Office at 605-865-3652 or the SDSU Extension Corson County Office at 605-273-4368.

All 4-H members are free and asked to pre-register. Checks can be made payable to Dewey County 4-H Leaders and mailed to: PO Box 9, Timber Lake, SD 57656.

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