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We want this website to be  a valuable resource. A wealth of information at your fingertips. There will be articles and videos on subjects like how to rope your horse’s feet, how to perfect lateral movements, how to throw the 20 different ranch roping shots, how to correctly catch and halter your horse, what a good desert cow looks like, packing salt, working your horse with a tarp and flag, to name a few. We are constantly adding to this website and we are constantly learning new things and perfecting our own understanding of riding, roping, and ranching.

We are offering two membership levels, by the month and by the year. Monthly membership is $10 and Annual Membership is $79. Right now we're running a special to kick off the launch of this website. Enter the coupon code REATA99 and save $20 on your first year! Sign up before March 31, 2014 to take advantage of this offer!

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 The Disciplined Ride
~Learn the Language of Horsemanship~

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Communication, Mutual Respect, and Discipline

Pat Puckett has spent more than 30 years refining his relationship with horses. As a cowboy and rancher, horses have been more than just a means of transportation. They have been partners.

Over the course of his lifetime, Pat has had the opportunity to ride with some of the best reinsmen and cowboys in the West. Early on, he developed a passion for the Californio Bridle Horse, the highest compliment you can pay a horse. The classical origins of this heritage have given Pat a unique viewpoint and the ability to communicate effectively with horses and riders of all disciplines.  

Pat has a no-nonsense style of teaching. He believes much can be learned by observation and putting what has been observed into practice.

When you become one of Pat's students, you can be assured that he will try his best to teach you everything he knows. No holding back and no stretching things out for the almighty dollar. His lessons and workshops have been described as "getting a drink from a fire hose!" So, come prepared to get more done than you thought possible. It is his hope that everybody who comes to him for help goes home with a sense that their time and money have been well spent.

Some of the things we offer...

  • Private lessons 
  • Workshops and Clinics
  • Horsemanship
  • Ranch Roping
  • Help with Trailer Loading
  • Trail Riding
  • Long Term Study
  • Apprenticeships
  • Ranch Consultations
  • Custom Cowboying
  • Colt Starting & Restarting Older Horses
  • Californio Bridle Horses ~ progression from the hackamore to the spade bit.



To practise equestrian art is to establish a conversation on a high level with the horse; a dialogue of courtesy and finesse. The rider obtains the collaboration of the horse by the slightest hint of a demand, and the spectator can then see the sublime beauty of this communion. He will be touched by the grace and the form, and captivated as if he were hearing the most grandiose music.

Nuno Oliveira ~ Reflections on Equestrian Art

Contact Us:
Pat & Deb Puckett
P.O. Box 71, Benson, AZ 85602
(520) 265-2780 or (520) 265-2781

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