Bryan (Bj) Smith is an Equine Canada & Certified Horse Association riding coach. An experienced horse trainer, packer, coach, clinician, survival expert, Canadian Ski Patroller he has consulted equine wilderness topics at the University and College level. Following a full career in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, where he experienced years of service in the Arctic, Bj supervised criminal investigations for the Government of Alberta while instructing at the Lethbridge Community College Criminal Justice Program. He routinely guides groups of wilderness travellers on horseback through the Rockies, often on trips of a hundred miles or better. His skill and knowledge as a packer and horseman has been recognized by the Alberta Trail Riders Association and he has conducted clinics in Western Canada. His lectures and presentations are never boring or difficult to follow as Bj is a well known western entertainer. Winner of the Will Rogers Award for the Academy of Western Artists top Cowboy Poetry CD of the year and the international Cowboy Poetry Rodeo’s Silver Buckle, his performances have been featured at Cowboy Poetry Gatherings and Festivals throughout western Canada, the USA and on Cruise Liners.
For more information visit Bj’s website: bjsmith.ca
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