june, 2019

08junalldayalldayLow-stress Livestock Handling Clinic

Event Details

Low-stress Livestock Handling Clinic 
June 8-9, 2019 — Socorro, New Mexico
Don’t miss a rare opportunity to learn hands-on from an expert stockman with 40 years of practical experience with low stress handling and Holistic Management. With his engaging personality and practical down to earth, hands-on style, Guy has coached hundreds of people in his successful stock handling and ranch management methods.
The hands-on portion of this clinic is limited to 25 participants who will learn from Guy as they actually work cattle to accomplish specific tasks. 
On-lookers are welcomed to observe and will also learn from this clinic. Everyone will be engaged by Guy’s nuts and bolts wisdom as a life long rancher and Holistic Manager.
Course Details: 
Hands-on participants will work through a series of exercises with increasing levels of difficulty. Working time with the cattle will be monitored so as not to cause over heating or distress. Guy will present a slide show based on 40 years of experience exploring the benefits of planned grazing and how stockmanship is essential to good results.
You will gain ability in
  • Working Animals with Confidence and Low Stress
  • Managing and Improving Animal Performance
  • Holistic Grazing Planning and how to use low-stress livestock handling to improve land health 
  • Learning How to Work Animals with Fewer People
  • Using Principles of “Initiating Desirable Behaviors”
  • Managing Animal Behavior to Improve Land Health
Low-stress Livestock Handling Improves:
  • Weight Gain, Conception Rates, Milk Yield, Immune Function and Carcass Quality
  • Labor Efficiency and Safety
  • Animal Welfare and Your Quality of life
All with no additional inputs!
City of Socorro Rodeo & Sports Complex
1 Rodeo Dr, Socorro, NM 87801
About the Instructor: 
Guy Glosson has been repeatedly recognized for outstanding land stewardship and livestock handling has over 30 years of experience in ranch management, low-stress livestock handling and consulting to farmers and ranchers. Down to earth, with an engaging style, Guy has coached hundreds of people in his successful management methods. Under his holistic approach to land stewardship, he has enhanced the fertility and profitability of the ranch where he has been a manager for the past 26 years. In 2011, he was recognized for his success with the award for Outstanding Leadership in Ranching from the Quivira Coalition, an organization dedicated to bringing together ranchers, environmentalists, scientists and public land stewards in the American West. Mesquite Grove Ranch, under Guy’s management, received the prestigious Lone Star Land Steward Award from Texas Parks and Wildlife.
Check out Guy working in Africa at this link: https://vimeo.com/132003498  As one of the early Holistic Managers, he has implemented planned grazing to increase the biological health and productivity of the Mesquite Grove Ranch in TX. Guy attributes much of this success to excellent stockmanship. Many of Guy’s students have gone on to support the claims that good stockmanship is fundamental to land and animal health. Come to Socorro, NM for a unique opportunity to meet and work with one of the all-time great stockmen, Guy Glosson.
Advanced registration is $400 per person. Online registration closes June 5, 2019.  Walk in registration is $425 per person, if available.
Register soon, as we have limited space available.
Full & partial scholarships are available! For more information visit our scholarships page.
Thank you to the funder for making this event possible!


All Day (Saturday)

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