Al Dunning

Al Dunning


Al Dunning is an all-round talent and one of the world’s greatest horse trainers. Most would associate him with the sport of Reining, having achieved over 48 World Champion and Reserve titles individually and with his students.

He is also an incredibly talented coach, writer, trainer and mentor. Al has been living and riding horses in Arizona since he was 8 years old and went on to further his skills with mentors such as Jim Paul, John Hoyt and Don Dodge. Over the years, Al developed his multi-faceted business with a focus on the development of champion horses and riders. He has owned and operated ‘Almosta Ranch’ in Scottsdale, Arizona since 1970 and his training and competition expertise has elevated him to great success around the world. ‘Almosta Ranch’ is now the centre of a dynamic horse community, offering world class cutting horses for sale, as well as expert horse training.

Education Sessions

Reining manoeuvres

2.30pm - 3.15pm Thursday, 21st November | Demo Arena - Hall 1

Components of a well trained horse

9.30am - 10.15am Friday, 22nd November | Demo Arena - Hall 1

Ranch Riding exercises

2.30pm - 3.30pm Saturday, 23rd November | Demo Arena - Hall 1