Casey HufstaderCH Packstring, LLC

Casey Hufstader
CH Packstring, LLC

Sponsored By Back Country Horsemen of America

Casey Hufstader is a 5th generation packer from Oregon (USA). He has successfully run a 16 mule pack string, a packing business, and a packing school for individuals looking to learn the art of packing. He is the owner/operator of CH Packstring, LLC, a packing business that provides custom back country packing experiences to individuals. He is also an active member and advocate for Back Country Horseman of America, and volunteers countless hours to maintain trails and provide continued access for equestrian use of public lands. Casey utilizes his pack string of mules to pack in supplies and gear for the United States Forest Service. Casey is also a skilled mule trainer and clinician available for instructing clinics both privately and at his packing school.


Packing Clinic

June 1st & 2nd, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Casey will be explaining the fundamentals of packing, including:

- Basic packing knowledge 101 -
- How to choose a pack animal -
- Types of pack saddles -
- Proper pack saddle fit -
- Building & balancing loads -
- Hobbling -
- High-lining -
- Proper equipment & usage -
- Hitches & applications -
- Hands on instruction with hitches -

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