Llama How-To Seminar

Two-Day Spring 2023 Llama How-To Seminar Itinerary

April 15  Day 1   ||   Gallatin County Fairgrounds, Bozeman, MT
    • 10:00am – 2:00pm  |  Open to Public Meet/Greet our classic pack llamas, guides & wranglers. Llama gifts and merchandise available. Black Thunder Llama Gear demonstration.
    • 2:30pm – 5:30pm  | Seminar begins – Introduction to llamas & their history, llama safety & behavior, Four basic needs, handling and leading, Llama first aid
    • 5:30pm – 7:00pm   |  Dinner Gala and Story Telling with Brett Jones, founder and designer of Black Thunder Gear.  A lifelong outdoorsman and llama packer for over 25 years, Brett has seen it all. Brett’s llamas have packed his young children, cabin-building materials, wild game and various shed antlers. Come join us for a wonderful evening. BYOB  – Sponsored by Black Thunder Llama Gear.  
April 16  Day 2  ||   Gallatin County Fairgrounds, Bozeman, MT
    • 7:30am-8:30am  |  Breakfast (sponsored by Black Thunder Llama Gear), open discussion
    • 8:30am-9:00am  |  Natural resources, code of ethics & etiquette, responsible recreation & Leave No Trace with stock. We also cover loading, hauling and unloading along with trailhead etiquette.
    • 9:00am-12:00pm  |  Introduction to packing llamas, saddles and equipment, saddling and loading panniers, leading a string, terrain navigation and obstacles.
    • 12:00pm – 1:00pm  |  Lunch – Sponsored by Black Thunder Llama Gear
    • 1:00pm – 3:30pm  |  Setting up a pack trip  –  Loading, unloading & Hauling, gear organization, packing equipment and supplies.
    • 3:30-4:00  |  Closing remarks


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Sat. Apr. 15, 2023   10am-7pm

Sun. Apr. 16, 2023   7:30am-4pm

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Gallatin County Fairgrounds
901 N. Black
Bozeman, MT 59715