Sean Patrick has been working on his horsemanship as a career since 1992, spending over a decade as a high-country guide and packer in addition to performance ranches. Sean now focuses on performance-horse training, reining, colt starting, horsemanship instruction and writing.
Sean has published over 180 equine-related articles in various magazines and is the author of best-selling book "The Modern Horseman's Countdown to Broke." His book is a complete "how to" guide for the horse owner who wishes to train from beginning to end. This program is also available in a 4-disk DVD set.
Sean worked for 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 B.A. 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 John's facility in Parachute, Colorado.
Sean is a two-time competitor at the prestigious Road to the Horse event, and loves to share his horsemanship at home and around the country. Sean became a United States Citizen in January 2018 and trains and operates his horsemanship school from Pioneer Trail Reserve® in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.