Kansas Horse Council 8831 Quail Lane Suite 201, Manhattan, KS 66502 785-776-0662 ©1999-2016 Kansas Horse Council, All rights reserved.

2022 Clinicians

Our 2022 Headliners

Appearing in the Tony's Pizza Events Center Arena.

Chris Cox

Appearing in TPEC Arena Daily Friday March 18: 11:30am Groundwork into the Saddle 3:00pm Eliminate Head Tossing & Stiffness Saturday March 19: 11:30am Regain Trust & Confidence in the Saddle 3:00pm Colt Starting Sunday March 20: 1:00pm Using Dressage Principles for the Western Horse As one of this country’s leading horsemen and clinicians, Chris Cox has spent a lifetime learning from the greatest teachers of all, the horse. Raised on a cattle ranch in the wilds of Australia, Chris has had opportunities that most horsemen of this day and age will never experience. With only horses for transportation, and a cattle ranch as his life, Chris learned at an early age how to appreciate the abilities and tradition of the great men and horses around him. With his practical, straightforward approach, Chris teaches horse people how to achieve results. Influenced in his early years by both the English and Western traditions, he has implemented a proven style and technique that can be applied universally across all disciplines. Chris has travelled throughout the world doing demonstrations and clinics for nearly 30 years. 4-time undefeated Road to the Horse World Champion of colt starting 2-time Reserve champion Reno Invitational Million Dollar Team Roping National Cutting Horse Futurity Finalist Monty Roberts Equitation of the Year 2015 inductee Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. Chris Cox and his wife Barbara, daughter Charley and son Case split their time between ranches in Mineral wells, Texas, and Dubois Wyoming where he shares his passion of horses with others

Phil Haugen

Phil Haugen is a professional horse trainer and clinician based out of Weatherford, Oklahoma. He hosts the global podcast, ‘Be Your Best Horsemanship’ and connects with trainers worldwide through his ‘Foundation to Finish’ online education platform. Phil Haugen starts with a simple, common sense approach of training horses that emphasizes building trust and understanding between horse and rider. His philosophy of ‘Training Through Understanding’ has produced over $1,000,000 in Equistat earnings by performance horses that have been through his program. Thursday March 17th Ag Hall Arena/ Clinic. 9am to 12pm calf sled work; 1pm to 4pm live calf work Friday March 18th TPEC Arena/4:45pm-5:30pm “Lateral Softness & Vertical Flexion for the Speed Horse” Saturday March 19th TPEC Workshop Room 201-203A/ 1:30pm-2:00pm “Catch Up with Phil Haugen” TPEC Arena/ 4:45pm-5:30pm “One Rein Stops for the Speed Horse” Sunday March 20th Ag Hall Arena/ 10:15am-11:00am “Collection for the Speed Horse”
Micheal Gascon Friday March 18th TPEC Arena/10:15am-11:00am Gaited Work from Pace to Gait Saturday March 19th TPEC Arena/ 10:15am- 11:00am Gaited Work from Trot to Gait Ag Hall Arena/1:45pm to 2:45pm Trail Work-Get your Spooky Horse to act like a Braveheart Ag Hall Arena/2:45pm to 4:15pm Trail Work-Properly Preparing Your Horse for Trails & Obstacles Sunday March 20th TPEC Arena/ 11:00am-11:45am Gaited Work Getting a Balanced Gait The Horse Guru - Michael Gascon is a 5th-generation world-renowned horse trainer who is taking the equine industry by storm! He is the next big thing in the equine industry and he plans to make it to the top and stay there. He's known for training the untrainable, riding the unridable, and doing the impossible with horses all around the world as well as being a Champion Colt Starter. Although Michael has been titled the #1 Gaited Horse Trainer in the World due to his success with the Paso Fino breed (over 50 National Championships), his desire to make a difference in the equine industry and to become the best all-around horse trainer in the world has challenged him to advance his skills and specialties to be applied to any breed. From a pony to a Percheron and anything in between, there’s no problem too big or too small, The Horse Guru can handle them all! Not only do his horse clients vary by breed and discipline, but his owner clientele varies by country, riding ability, discipline, and ultimate equine goal for their four- legged partners. He is also an equine viral video sensation and has over 300 MILLION views on his social media videos!!! You can find him on his website at www.gasconhorsemanship.com or on social media to learn more about his programs.
The Trixie Chicks Trixie Chicks presented by Cimarron Trailers AG Hall Arena Clinic Saturday March 19th 4:30pm-5:45pm “Trick Riding 101- Fundamentals of Safety & Training for Professional, Extreme Trick & Fancy Riding Skills” Don’t miss their exhibitions in TPEC Arena on Friday & Saturday mornings at 9:45am and half time entertainment for the Ranch Rodeo, plus Sunday’s exhibition at 12:00pm. The Trixie Chicks Trick Riders is a group of extreme equestrian athletes that began their career in Missouri and are now based out of Mississippi. Owner, Kelsey Gascon, and Founder, Shelby Epperson, have taken this team to the next level since its start in 2010. They have had the privilege of traveling the country and the world sharing their performances and passion for the sport. Not only do they pride themselves on their amazing horses and their top-notch performances within Equine Expos and PRCA rodeos, they have been honored to teach their sport to hundreds of people around the world. Joining them in the arena are some of their outstanding students who are ready to take their skills to the next level. They are Fast, Fearless, and Fabulous! You can find them on their website at www.trxchx.com or on social media and YouTube under the Trixie Chicks Trick Riders to learn more about their programs.
Western Dressage with Gail & Marie TPEC WORKSHOP ROOM 201-203A Saturday Marcy 19th 11:45am to 12:30pm Western Dressage Principles TPEC ARENA Saturday March 19th 2:00pm-2:45pm Western Dressage Demonstration Gail Matheus

As an “R” rated Western Dressage Judge, Gail Matheus also serves the Western Dressage Association as

the administrator of judges and member education. She’s been recognized on SpotlighHorseShows.com

for hosting the WDAA virtual shows, is a WDAA World Champion Trainer and is a graduate with

distinction of “L” level in USDF as well as earned a Bronze Medal with USDF! Gail shares her

knowledge about Western Dressage on Saturday only at EquiFest!

Marie Maloney Presenting in TPEC WORKSHOP “Western Dressage” with Marie Maloney and Gail Matheus As an “R” rated Western Dressage Judge, Gail Matheus also serves the Western Dressage Association as the administrator of judges and member education. She’s been recognized on SpotlighHorseShows.com for hosting the WDAA virtual shows, is a WDAA World Champion Trainer and is a graduate with distinction of “L” level in USDF as well as earned a Bronze Medal with USDF! Marie Maloney grew up riding in 4-H and when she was 9 years old, she won an AQHA colt in a 4-H sponsored essay contest and rode him for 27 years, showing him in all of the 4-H events. When Marie was 30 and Blaze was 20 they started their English careers and competed through Novice level in Combined Training. She then bought an Appendix Quarter horse off the track and competed up to Preliminary Level and showed at Horse Trials throughout the Midwest as well as Regional Championships. Marie currently owns and operates Capall Stables, a boarding facility in Wichita, Kansas where she teaches and trains English and Western Dressage. Marie earned her USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold medals on her late Trakehner, Lazulite, who she trained herself. Marie is a USEF Western Dressage “R” judge, a USDF “L-Graduate with Distinction”, and is a USEF “r” Dressage judge, and has started the process to work on her “R” license. She is also working towards gaining her judging license for Working Equitation this year. Marie has a passion for encouraging youth to participate in dressage and further their knowledge and understanding of the sport.
Kansas Horse Council 8831 Quail Lane Suite 201, Manhattan, KS 66502 785-776-0662 ©1999-2016 Kansas Horse Council, All rights reserved.

2022 Clinicians

Our 2022 Headliners

Appearing in the Tony's Pizza Events

Center Arena.

Chris Cox

Appearing in TPEC Arena Daily Friday March 18: 11:30am Groundwork into the Saddle 3:00pm Eliminate Head Tossing & Stiffness Saturday March 19: 11:30am Regain Trust & Confidence in the Saddle 3:00pm Colt Starting Sunday March 20: 1:00pm Using Dressage Principles for the Western Horse As one of this country’s leading horsemen and clinicians, Chris Cox has spent a lifetime learning from the greatest teachers of all, the horse. Raised on a cattle ranch in the wilds of Australia, Chris has had opportunities that most horsemen of this day and age will never experience. With only horses for transportation, and a cattle ranch as his life, Chris learned at an early age how to appreciate the abilities and tradition of the great men and horses around him. With his practical, straightforward approach, Chris teaches horse people how to achieve results. Influenced in his early years by both the English and Western traditions, he has implemented a proven style and technique that can be applied universally across all disciplines. Chris has travelled throughout the world doing demonstrations and clinics for nearly 30 years. 4-time undefeated Road to the Horse World Champion of colt starting 2-time Reserve champion Reno Invitational Million Dollar Team Roping National Cutting Horse Futurity Finalist Monty Roberts Equitation of the Year 2015 inductee Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. Chris Cox and his wife Barbara, daughter Charley and son Case split their time between ranches in Mineral wells, Texas, and Dubois Wyoming where he shares his passion of horses with others

Phil Haugen

Phil Haugen is a professional horse trainer and clinician based out of Weatherford, Oklahoma. He hosts the global podcast, ‘Be Your Best Horsemanship’ and connects with trainers worldwide through his ‘Foundation to Finish’ online education platform. Phil Haugen starts with a simple, common sense approach of training horses that emphasizes building trust and understanding between horse and rider. His philosophy of ‘Training Through Understanding’ has produced over $1,000,000 in Equistat earnings by performance horses that have been through his program. Thursday March 17th Ag Hall Arena/ Clinic. 9am to 12pm calf sled work; 1pm to 4pm live calf work Friday March 18th TPEC Arena/4:45pm-5:30pm “Lateral Softness & Vertical Flexion for the Speed Horse” Saturday March 19th TPEC Workshop Room 201-203A/ 1:30pm-2:00pm “Catch Up with Phil Haugen” TPEC Arena/ 4:45pm-5:30pm “One Rein Stops for the Speed Horse” Sunday March 20th Ag Hall Arena/ 10:15am-11:00am “Collection for the Speed Horse”
Micheal Gascon Friday March 18th TPEC Arena/10:15am-11:00am Gaited Work from Pace to Gait Saturday March 19th TPEC Arena/ 10:15am- 11:00am Gaited Work from Trot to Gait Ag Hall Arena/1:45pm to 2:45pm Trail Work-Get your Spooky Horse to act like a Braveheart Ag Hall Arena/2:45pm to 4:15pm Trail Work-Properly Preparing Your Horse for Trails & Obstacles Sunday March 20th TPEC Arena/ 11:00am-11:45am Gaited Work Getting a Balanced Gait The Horse Guru - Michael Gascon is a 5th-generation world-renowned horse trainer who is taking the equine industry by storm! He is the next big thing in the equine industry and he plans to make it to the top and stay there. He's known for training the untrainable, riding the unridable, and doing the impossible with horses all around the world as well as being a Champion Colt Starter. Although Michael has been titled the #1 Gaited Horse Trainer in the World due to his success with the Paso Fino breed (over 50 National Championships), his desire to make a difference in the equine industry and to become the best all-around horse trainer in the world has challenged him to advance his skills and specialties to be applied to any breed. From a pony to a Percheron and anything in between, there’s no problem too big or too small, The Horse Guru can handle them all! Not only do his horse clients vary by breed and discipline, but his owner clientele varies by country, riding ability, discipline, and ultimate equine goal for their four-legged partners. He is also an equine viral video sensation and has over 300 MILLION views on his social media videos!!! You can find him on his website at www.gasconhorsemanship.com or on social media to learn more about his programs.
The Trixie Chicks Trixie Chicks presented by Cimarron Trailers AG Hall Arena Clinic Saturday March 19th 4:30pm-5:45pm “Trick Riding 101- Fundamentals of Safety & Training for Professional, Extreme Trick & Fancy Riding Skills” Don’t miss their exhibitions in TPEC Arena on Friday & Saturday mornings at 9:45am and half time entertainment for the Ranch Rodeo, plus Sunday’s exhibition at 12:00pm. The Trixie Chicks Trick Riders is a group of extreme equestrian athletes that began their career in Missouri and are now based out of Mississippi. Owner, Kelsey Gascon, and Founder, Shelby Epperson, have taken this team to the next level since its start in 2010. They have had the privilege of traveling the country and the world sharing their performances and passion for the sport. Not only do they pride themselves on their amazing horses and their top-notch performances within Equine Expos and PRCA rodeos, they have been honored to teach their sport to hundreds of people around the world. Joining them in the arena are some of their outstanding students who are ready to take their skills to the next level. They are Fast, Fearless, and Fabulous! You can find them on their website at www.trxchx.com or on social media and YouTube under the Trixie Chicks Trick Riders to learn more about their programs.
Western Dressage with Gail & Marie TPEC WORKSHOP ROOM 201-203A Saturday Marcy 19th 11:45am to 12:30pm Western Dressage Principles TPEC ARENA Saturday March 19th 2:00pm-2:45pm Western Dressage Demonstration Gail Matheus

As an “R” rated Western Dressage Judge, Gail

Matheus also serves the Western Dressage

Association as the administrator of judges and

member education. She’s been recognized on

SpotlighHorseShows.com for hosting the

WDAA virtual shows, is a WDAA World

Champion Trainer and is a graduate with

distinction of “L” level in USDF as well as

earned a Bronze Medal with USDF! Gail shares her knowledge

about Western Dressage on Saturday only at EquiFest!

Marie Maloney Presenting in TPEC WORKSHOP “Western Dressage” with Marie Maloney and Gail Matheus As an “R” rated Western Dressage Judge, Gail Matheus also serves the Western Dressage Association as the administrator of judges and member education. She’s been recognized on SpotlighHorseShows.com for hosting the WDAA virtual shows, is a WDAA World Champion Trainer and is a graduate with distinction of “L” level in USDF as well as earned a Bronze Medal with USDF! Marie Maloney grew up riding in 4-H and when she was 9 years old, she won an AQHA colt in a 4-H sponsored essay contest and rode him for 27 years, showing him in all of the 4-H events. When Marie was 30 and Blaze was 20 they started their English careers and competed through Novice level in Combined Training. She then bought an Appendix Quarter horse off the track and competed up to Preliminary Level and showed at Horse Trials throughout the Midwest as well as Regional Championships. Marie currently owns and operates Capall Stables, a boarding facility in Wichita, Kansas where she teaches and trains English and Western Dressage. Marie earned her USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold medals on her late Trakehner, Lazulite, who she trained herself. Marie is a USEF Western Dressage “R” judge, a USDF “L- Graduate with Distinction”, and is a USEF “r” Dressage judge, and has started the process to work on her “R” license. She is also working towards gaining her judging license for Working Equitation this year. Marie has a passion for encouraging youth to participate in dressage and further their knowledge and understanding of the sport.