Got along little doggies!! Have you ever dreamed of pushing cattle like the cowboys and ranchers? Well the Iowa Horse Fair 2021 is offering a very beginner friendly mini ranch sorting opportunity!! Yes, you too can , along with your horse learn how to approach and read cattle, sort them to their appropriate pen. This beginner friendly mini clinic is just the start of a passion you didn’t know you had.
Ranch sorting is a western-style equestrian sport that evolved from the common ranch work of separating cattle into pens for branding, doctoring, or transport. Ranch Sorting is an event that pits a team of two riders on horseback against the clock. Teamwork is the key with both riders working in harmony to cut out the correct cattle and drive them to the pen while keeping the wrong numbered cattle back. There are several variations of ranch sorting with one, two or three riders on the team, but all require sorting the cattle from one pen to the other in the correct order.