Sean Patrick has been working on his horsemanship as a career since 1992, spending over a decade as a high-country guide and packer at the McLean Family's Tsylos Park Lodge in the West Chilcotin Region of British Columbia, Canada. There, Sean guided international clientele into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Coastal Range for weeklong pack excursions. Sean also led various other horseback trips, guided fly anglers on the Chilko River and Lake, and escorted big-game enthusiasts into the alpine on horseback.
Sean earned his BA at Trent University in Peterborough, Canada, as well as receiving a horseshoeing certificate from Oklahoma's Horseshoeing School in Purcell. In 2004, Sean joined the John Lyons Certification Program in Horse Training at the Lyons' facility in Parachute, Colorado.
Sean is a two-time competitor at the prestigious Road to the Horse and loves to share his horsemanship at home and around the country and clinics and expos. He now focuses on performance-horse training, reining, colt-starting, horsemanship instruction, and writing. He has published over 180 equine-related articles in various magazines as well as his bestselling book The Modern Horseman's Countdown to Broke, which is also available in streaming video form. Sean trains and operates his horsemanship school from Pioneer Trail Reserve® in New Smyrna Beach, Florida (seanpatricktraining.com).
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