THE EVENT   |  January 22-24, 2021

Workshops Overview


2020 Fellowship Fundraiser Event

Big Timber, MT

Horsemanship Clinic with Lee Smith and the Pate Family

July 11-13, 2020


Spend three days in Montana riding with our Master Horsewoman Lee Smith and the Pate Family. This clinic will include horsemanship with Lee, and cattle handling and ranch roping with the Pate Family. This is a uniquely formatted clinic where you can pick and choose which sessions you want to ride in. Spend all three days riding with Lee, all three days riding with Pates, or mix and match each day to ride with both! 

All experience levels welcome and proceeds go towards Art of the Cowgirl’s Fellowship Program. 

Stalls and dry camping available on location for small charge. Auditors welcome for $30/day

Stock Dog Workshop with Laura Stimatze

July 11-12, 2020


Stock Dog workshop with 2020 Art of the Cowgirl presenter, Laura Stimatze. Laura and her husband reside in Kansas and raise angus cattle as well as train and breed high quality stock dogs through their business Stimatze Working Cow Dogs. Laura teaches ladies stock dog workshops across the country 

This clinic is open to all breeds and levels. Live cattle available to work. Auditors are welcome for $50/day 

Proceeds go towards the Fellowship Program.

Cinch Building Workshop with Tia Watson

July 11-12, 2020


Learn the fundamentals of cinch making from the 2018 cinch maker of the year, Tia Watson.

In this class we will learn the basics of building 17 strand cinch, proper tension and construction with the main focus being the comfort of the horse. We will go over how to measure out correct cordage for the body of the cinch (8 ply) and how to calculate design detail footage (2 ply). All knots and tying techniques will be gone over. We will cover how to properly measure a horse for cinch fit, go over different types of Cinches and saddle riggings and how to pick the correct cinch type for saddle rigging/ horse body type.

This class will include all materials to construct one 17 strand cinch, a loom, specialty tools needed to build Cinches and a set of instructions with “the basics” to help you along. What you’ll need to bring to class is a cloth tape measure, a sharp pair of scissors, a note book and a pen or pencil for note taking.

Extra materials will be available for purchase at the class.

Proceeds go to the Fellowship Program.