Equifest Program 2023


Filipe Masetti Leite Filipe Masetti is a world-renowned Long Rider, award-win ning filmmaker, and best-selling author. The Brazilian born cowboy is the youngest person in the world to cross the Americas on horseback and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. In 2020, he was chosen as the Calgary Stampede’s Grand Marshal and ‘white-hatted’ by

Tammy Pate

Born into a Montana ranching family, Tammy’s grandmoth er instilled in her the values of ranching life, a deep respect for nature and the practical skills needed to succeed. Tammy married Curt and together they deepened their horsemanship and developed innovative, gentle, and effective stockmanship skills. Over the years, Tammy dis covered yoga and its parallels to horsemanship. She has hosted dozens of horsemanship and yoga retreats across the United States and abroad. Tammy’s goal in her horse manship and yoga retreats is to help women gain confi dence—confidence in the saddle, but also in their every day lives. In 2018, she founded Art of the Cowgirl, a non profit organization with a mission to provide funding for educational opportunities for emerging artists. Thursday w 9:30 w Workshop Room 201A w Time with Tammy Pate Friday w 11:00 w Workshop Room 202AB w Time with Tammy Pate Saturday w 11:00 w Workshop Room 202AB w Time with Tammy Pate Susan Tullock Special Guest Speaker for the KQHA Youth Horse Judging Contestants

Mayor Naheed Nenshi. He is the author of the international best-sellers, Long Ride Home (soon to be a motion pic ture), Long Ride to the End of the World and Last Long Ride . In 2022, Filipe released his feature Documentary, The Long Rider , on Amazon Prime Canada. The film which tells his 8-year ride from Alaska to Ushuaia, Argentina has garnered 19 international awards, including the coveted Western Heritage Award, and received much acclaim from critics! It will come out around the world in 2023. The first pair of boots he wore on his Long Ride are on display at the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto and two statues, more than five meters tall, have been erected in Brazil to cele brate his feat. Friday w 2:30 w Workshop Room 202AB w Longrider Presentation & Documentary Film

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