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Horsemanship Clinics for Stockmen planned for September 24, 25

save the date horsmanship clinics for stockmen

Featuring Curt Pate, Ken McNabb, Ted Howard, Dr. Tom Noffsinger, and Dr. Kip Lukasiewicz

The clinicians will demonstrate basic horsemanship principles, cattle handling techniques, tack evaluations and safety and much more. Processing and treatment crews will have the opportunity to discuss handler activities working on foot to empty pens, sort, acclimate and process cattle.

There will be two clinics and both will start with registration at 8:30am. The clinic will run from 9:00am – 4:00pm at the following locations:

  • Tuesday, September 24 in the Kiplinger Arena, McCook, NE
  • Wednesday, September 25 at the Scott County Fairgrounds, Scott City, KS

Admittance costs $100 per person or $400 per organization and will be collected at the door. Lunch is provided.

RSVP today by calling (785-673-9572) or emailing (

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2013 Mississippi Cattlemen’s College

This video shares some of the sights from the 2013 Mississippi Cattlemen’s College. Curt put on several Stockmanship and Stewardship demonstrations as part of this year’s event for the MS Cattlemen’s Association on August 27-30.

‘The Angus Report’ Explores Stockmanship on Aug. 12

Tune to RFD-TV Monday at 7:30 a.m. CST to hear from experts Curt Pate and Ron Gill.

TAR_Stockmanship_02Most cattlemen would agree that proper animal handling is a top priority. But how does that translate into everyday tasks on the ranch? The Angus Report, a 30-minute news program geared toward cattle producers, leads that discussion at 7:30 a.m. CST (8:30 a.m. EST) next Monday, Aug. 12 on RFD-TV.

During the special episode, The Angus Report’s Crystal Albers is joined by renowned stockmen Curt Pate and Ron Gill. Both experts host livestock handling workshops around the country on behalf of the checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program.

Curt Pate“To me, when you are in charge of caring for an animal, it is our duty to give that animal the best care that you can – no matter what,” Pate says. “If we look at it from a profit standpoint, it makes it so much easier to implement that good care.”

The BQA program outlines 10 keys to effective cattle handling, and The Angus Report shares tips on each of those guidelines. The experts also explain the economic benefits associated with low stress animal handling, including a stronger immune system, increased rate of gain and higher conception rates.

Proper stewardship can provide a safer environment for those working on the ranch, as well: “When we improve the welfare of the cattle, we also improve the well being of the people working the cattle, so it all ties together,” Gill says.

The Angus Report airs at 7:30 a.m. CST each Monday on RFD-TV, which is distributed by more than 625 cable operations, and can be found on DirecTV channel 345 and Dish Network channel 231. Check local listings for more information. To learn more or to watch segments from past shows, visit

This episode of The Angus Report is brought to you by your beef checkoff-funded BQA program. To learn more about your Beef Checkoff Program, visit To learn more about cattle handling and care, visit

For more information on The Angus Report contact, Jena Thompson, assistant director of public relations, at 816-383-5100 or

For more information about Angus cattle and the American Angus Association, visit