Authentic Trust Based Horsemanship & Clinics
Welcome to True West Horsemanship Ltd! Ben Longwell, originally from Colorado, USA worked for 11 years in the diverse New Zealand equine industry as a full time horse trainer and clinician, before moving back to USA in 2022 and now settled near Pendleton, Oregon.
Working with breeds and horses used in different equine disciplines, teaching better horsemanship & communication and helping build stronger partnerships between horse & rider, has given Ben a solid versatile foundation in the equine world!
Ben is available to teach a variety of clinics worldwide which can suit different skill levels and interests. Participants love Ben’s knowledgeable, positive and quiet approach to teaching them. Where leaving egos behind and focusing on the horse results in true progress and a great learning environment.
Our Mission is to advance and develop practical skills and communication for the dedicated student of horsemanship, to help them and their horses achieve more together.
Different clinics are available worldwide to suit a variety of skills and interests. Topics include Horsemanship, Problem Solving, Green Horse and Cattleworking Clinics.
Online instructional video library for improving your skills in horsemanship and communication between you and your horse – available anywhere in the world!
Ranch-Based Horsemanship Adventure
Week long clinic advancing practical horsemanship and equine communication skills while being involved with daily ranch operations such as working cattle horseback.
These are intense educational weeks, with Ben working exclusively with client & horses at their property, customized to suit clients goals for horses or themselves.
Natural trust based horsemanship training and ranch horse development to prepare every horse we work with to have a solid foundation no matter what equine discipline they will be involved in.
Ben, who is originally from Colorado, USA, is the horse trainer & clinician for True West Horsemanship Ltd.
We teach a variety of clinics worldwide which are available to suit different skill levels and interests. Participants love Ben’s knowledgeable, positive and quiet approach to teaching them. Where leaving egos behind and focusing on the horse results in true progress and a great learning environment.
Our Online Video Library is an amazing resource containing a wide variety of subjects to further your education and partnership with your horse. For a low monthly subscription it is convenient and available to view anywhere in the world.