The Horseman’s Mission, 2024 – Millersburg, OH | October 16th-19th, 2024

Holmes County Fairgrounds 

8880 OH-39

Millersburg, OH 44654




THIS IS A MUST TAKE IN EVENT! I am humbled and honored to return to The Horseman’s Mission 2024 as an event clinician and moderator of the colt starting competition. I have said it over and over, this event truly features some of the BEST talent in our industry and I am always in awe of the upcoming youth and young adults and the true display of horsemanship and professionalism that is put on. YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS IT! Outside of the main event of the colt starting competition, the event features clinic demos from industry experts, vendor shopping and a Mission Accomplished evening performance (GET YOUR TICKETS, YOU WON’T REGRET IT, I CAN’T SAY THAT ENOUGH).


COLT STARTING: The Horseman’s Mission is a colt-starting competition dedicated to showcasing horsemanship and training talent from multiple trainers! Our unique event pits three colts, three trainers, and three days of competition against each other to test horsemanship and finished performance. Each trainer has 1.5 hours per day to work with their colt, and the results are judged by a panel of judges. If you’re looking to expand your knowledge, The Horseman’s Mission is the event for you.

Interested in competing in 2024?

Contact Matt Oswald for an application 740-552-9827

*Drawing for 2024 Colt Starting competitors is April 10th


MISSION ACCOMPLISHED PERFORMANCE: The Horseman’s Mission was birthed out of seeing a need for good horsemanship training in our local area here. There is so much horse activity and love for the horse, but little access to good training and teaching. So founder, Ray Raber took action, and along with friends helping and encouraging him, he’s put together 3 full days of colt-starting competition and horsemanship clinics. He likes to bring in well-known trainers as well as showcase the local talent we have right here.The evening show “The Mission Accomplished ” showcases local and national talent that wows the crowd with what can be accomplished with these beautiful animals! Their goal is to inspire both young and old horse lovers to work with the horse in a horsemanship manner, using communication and feel, creating a trust and bond that allows us to reach unlimited goals and encourage spiritual communication to reach eternal goals!



COWBOY CHURCH: This is truly one of the BEST services I have been to on the road. It is always such an amazing time of praise and worship of our God. I extend a special invitation for you to join and hope to see you there, for in my opinion this is truly the MAIN EVENT.
The LORD is near to all who call on him, to all
who call on him in truth”
Psalm 145:18

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