Sonny Garguilo Clinic

Come join us for a clinic with Natural Horseman and human/horse educator Sonny Garguilo. This clinic will be perfect for the beginner to advanced rider. Sonny is willing to offer private lessons before/after the clinic as well.

August 28-29, 9:30am-4pm


$475/participant for both days (lunch provided for participants)
Auditors are welcome at $30/day or $50 for both days.


To register or sign up to audit, contact Homestead Stables at (716) 338-9800. Your spot will not be held unless payment and registration form has been received. Download registration form here.

Sonny Garguilo Bio

Sonny Garguilo was born in Brooklyn, NY and at an early age he discovered a true love and respect for the horse. When he was 31 he purchased his first horse and from there it became a passion and a lifestyle. Being influenced by some of the greatest horseman such as Ray Hunt, Bill and Tom Dorrance, John and Josh Lyons, and Tommie Mack Turvey, Sonny understood that spending time with horses, in their world would only allow him to better understand them.

Sonny spends most of his days teaching horses and helping build a bridge between horse and rider. His ability to communicate with the horse in a gentle, non-aggressive way is what makes him one of the country’s leading Equine problem solvers. Sonny has been a featured clinician at some of the largest known expos, such as Equine Affaire, the Maryland and Pennsylvania Horse World Expos, Virginia Horse Festival , and even the Mane Event in Canada. He was also a chosen competitor in three Extreme Mustang Challenges, winning the trail class in 2012 and placing fourth overall in 2013. Sonny Garguilo is the only Natural Horseman in the thirty three-year history of the prestigious Hampton Classic to be invited to do an opening day demonstration, not once but twice.

In 2016, Sonny Garguilo was invited to represent the USA in the International colt starting competition. Only three competitors from three countries given 3 hours to start a colt to ride through an obstacle course. Today Sonny Garguilo travels the United States  and Europe as a guest speaker, demonstrator and featured clinician for some of the largest expos in the country. Sonny also spends time holding teaching clinics to help the horse and human build a lasting relationship. Sonny is the Author of his top selling book, SONNYISMS, The Horse Lovers Guide to Common Sense. He was the host of the number one Horse talk radio show in NY,  “Horsin’ Around Naturally.” In 2015 Sonny represented the U.S. in an international colt starting challenge. Along with his partner the “Amazin Sis and his Mustang America”, Sonny will continue to educate and inspire to make the world a better place for the horse.

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Stalls & Camping

A limited number of stalls are available for $25/day shavings included, owner supplies all hay and grain.  Camping hook ups available for $25/day.  All horses will need to provide a negative coggins and rabies vaccination within 1 year.