Nokota® Horse Colt Starting Clinic

Nokota horses
July 17 – July 19, 2019
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
3115 County Road 160
Westcliffe, CO

Thank you for your interest in our Nokota® Horse Colt Starting Clinic with certified Natural Horsemanship trainer Michael Battenfield. Below you will find more information regarding this educational and memorable experience in Westcliffe, Colorado! Learn more about the majestic, historical Nokota® horses at

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How to Register

Purchase your ticket online via the PayPal links above, or send check or cash to:

A Painted View Ranch
ATTN: Donna Hood
3115 County Road 160
Westcliffe, CO 81252

Send completed registration form to or mail to the address above.

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Event Schedule



7:00am – 8:30am


9:00am – 5:00pm


1-hour in middle of clinic


Immediately following clinic

Speakers & Demonstrations


  • Frank Kuntz, Executive Director of the Nokota® Horse Conservancy
  • Dr. Nikki Zeller, Horse Acupuncture demonstration
  • Vendor Barn


  • Chuckwagon Dinner
  • Concert with Smythe & Taylor


  • Jon Eagle, Sr.
  • Star Gazing Party at the Smokey Jack Observatory

What to Bring

  • Rain Gear
  • Sun protection, including sunglasses
  • Lip protection
  • Layers of clothing (mornings and evenings are cool)


  • Horse-safe footwear for all weather conditions
  • Rope halter
  • 12 ft. yacht rope – preferably w/o hardware
  • 22 ft. yacht rope w/ circle attachment
  • Stiff training stick w/ string (carrot stick)
  • Saddle pad
  • Saddle
  • Cinches 32 in. or less
Nokota horses


Westcliffe Inn

Westcliffe Inn

(719) 783-9275

A block of rooms has been reserved under Donna Hood – you must mention her name to get a room in the block.
RV Camping

On-site RV Camping

(719) 783-9100

$25/day; $15/day for dry camping

Electric plug-ins only


On-site reservations must be made via phone.

*Dogs are allowed ONLY if you are camping on site, and they must be contained at all times.*

Cancellation Policy

This clinic will be held rain or shine. NO refunds will be issued.