Dennis Cappel

Dennis Cappel is an accomplished Trainer, Farrier, and Author with extensive experience in Extreme Mustang Makeovers. His methods are effective in training horses for all disciplines. He was a 2017 EMM Top 10 Finisher in Fort Worth Texas, 2016 EMM Reserve Champion in Sedalia Missouri, and 2015 EMM Champion in St Louis. He also holds numerous titles in Colt Starting and Ranch Horse competition.

Dennis' specialty is helping students to achieve their desired results by creating a pure connection between rider and horse through the use of a Clear Mental Picture, his psychology of “Ride Your Picture” guides all aspects of his training. Dennis is known for his extremely effective communication with horses and people to raise both to their highest potential.

Dennis Cappel

Dennis’s 2024 Presentations

Show Jumper Throws Head Up and Hollows Back - 

Clear Mental Picture: This is an exercise in how to use your legs and your hands to get a horse soft and round, no matter what discipline they are trained in.

Step To Respect With a Clear Mental Picture -

My Clear Mental picture for this exercise is how to get your mind right and how to use energy effectively to communicate clearly what you want your horse to do.
This is a really good demonstration of developing a thought process to use while working with horses that is effective every time.
This technique will produce a respectful horse that wants to be with you for the right reasons.

The Art Of Catching a Horse -

My Clear Mental Picture for this exercise is to get this insecure horse to where his handler can catch him with ease. This video shows you how to be prepared within yourself and accurately read the horse so that you can implement your Clear Mental Picture effectively.