Leadership Lessons From the Herd


A unique and transformative retreat at a luxury lodge in the west! Reset your body and mind, clarify your goals and engage in new ways of effective leadership that’s needed today.

Join a select group of professionals for an immersive experience partnering with horses ( **we do not ride and no horse experience is needed at all!)


September 12-15, 2024

Join a select group of ambitious professionals for an immersive and spiritual experience that seamlessly blends strategic collaboration, innovative thinking, and the rustic charm of the Wild West, forging connections that will shape your success against the backdrop of of nature's majesty on a working horse ranch . . .showing you that things can be bigger!


Stansbury Mountains in Utah

Horse Powered Leadership for You & Your Team

Experience a seamless blend of ancient wisdom of nature, innovative thinking, and strategic collaboration. Add in the rustic charm of the Wild West, and the backdrop of majestic mountains on a beautiful Utah ranch.

It’s an utterly impressive setting for an unforgettable leadership experience blending human interaction with horses.


Personal & Professional Breakthroughs

Welcome to our private lodge overlooking the beautiful Stansbury Mountains, where elegance meets western history and where your journey to self-discovery and leadership transformation kicks off!

This is your personal invitation to our exclusive “Trailblazers Mastermind Retreat” Where we introduce brand new perspectives on self-leadership and team leadership as well as offering you much needed time to relax, reset and have some fun!

We are sure you’ll make some lasting memories and collaborations during your time with us. Our mission is to empower you to take new action and to flow with ease in the next six months in your life and business. NOTE: All of our time in unique partnership with horses is on the ground… we will not be riding. (There is an option to do so at the end of the retreat).

Our exclusive "Trail Blazers" mastermind retreat, a unique mix of leadership refinement and horse wisdom, with a little old-fashioned ranch-style fun, to get you saying, “Yee haw” by the end of the weekend! 

Leadership Mastery in Nature's Classroom.

What Will Leadership Lessons From the Herd Mean for You?

Discover how to build deep trust without words

Regulate your energy for response not reaction

Learn how to protect relationship over task for team cohesion

Clarify personal boundaries

Increase personal and team productivity with easy techniques for self-care

Practice techniques for self care for increased productivity

Learn to reset your body's rhythm for optimum health

Learn how to work with you body and brain to access your full capacity to CREATE new opportunities in your life and business.

Have some FUN!!! This is COOL! Give us a yee haw!!




Jeffrey is the primetime television host of C-Suite with Jeffrey Hayzlett and Executive Perspectives on C-Suite TV, and business podcast host of All Business with Jeffrey Hayzlett on C-Suite Radio. He is a former fortune 100 CMO, best-selling author, and Chairman of C-Suite Network, home of the world’s most trusted network of C-Suite leaders. Hayzlett is a well-traveled public speaker, the author of four bestselling business books.

As one of the respected business leader, Mr. Hayzlett has been inducted into five business Hall of Fames and the author of four best-selling books, and is a sought after business and leadership keynote speaker.

Hayzlett is a turnaround architect of the highest order, a maverick marketer and has been referred to as the "Chuck Norris of Marketing" by the European media. He is aC-Suite executive who delivers scalable campaigns, embraces traditional modes of customer engagement, is a digital maven and possesses a remarkable cachet of mentorship, corporate governance, and brand building.

Hayzlett leads business programs featuring The Mirror Test, Running the Gauntlet, Think Big, ACT BIGGER, and The Hero Factor all focused on driving high growth businesses with a philosophy of BEING RELENTLESS and how you ADAPT, CHANGE or DIE!



From TV Dramas to Executive Communication Coach, nearly all of Sandra Dee’s life has focused on relationships (sometimes real, sometimes “as seen on TV”).  

Her major acting roles began on Another World, then Sunset Beach, Bold and the Beautiful, General Hospital, Days of Our Lives and guest starred on many prime time shows.

Ironically, her inability to use her own voice drove her to study human and animal communication, neurolinguistics and becoming a master in several modalities, including NLP, Hypnosis, Stage Mastery, and Natural Lifemanship.

Sandra Dee is an international speaker, TV, Radio and Podcast host, Published author, CMMS coach, Blue Ribbon Ambassador and animal enthusiast. Her clients have appeared on major stages worldwide as well as all major US networks.

She founded Charisma on Camera Presentation Training in 2010 and Unbridled Life LLC featuring her signature Leadership-Focused Retreats with Horses, in 2019.

Sandra Dee is driven every day by the belief:

· Learning to be a better human is an ever-evolving and wonderful process

· Better humans make better leaders.

· Better leaders make a better world.

Your Leadership Coaches & Speakers


Chief Executive Officer


Tricia Benn is the Chief Executive Officer of C-Suite Network™, the most influential network of business leaders, and the General Manager of The Hero Club, an invitation-only membership organization for CEOs, founders, and investors.

Her mission is to build the C-Suite Network™ platform - community, content, counsel, commerce - that accelerates the success of c-level executives, owners, investors and influencers. She is a leader in creating an executive community of collaboration, based on integrity, transparency, and measuring success beyond the numbers alone – ‘The Hero Factor.’

This approach has driven her more than 20-year track record of industry disruption in building new businesses, revenue streams, and delivering double digit, year-over-year growth.

In addition to sitting on multiple business, associations and not-for-profit boards, Benn served as a senior executive for three enterprise-level organizations in market research, telecommunications, media marketing, and advertising. As Global Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer and U.S. Managing Director within MDC Partners, a $3 billion global holding company, Benn’s leadership drove double digit growth year-over-year and new contracts with some of the most important impact players in the world.

An award-winning business leader and international speaker, Benn shares an inspiring, practical, and actionable message that empowers great leaders to take their businesses to the next level.


America's Storyteller & Broadcaster

Known as America’s Story Teller, Jeff Gould is an Author, Speaker and Broadcaster-- gifted at inspiring and encouraging audiences and employees through Story.  

Jeff has written six books to date: I Like That Story I and II, a non-fiction collection of insightful and inspirational stories. As JJ Gould, creator of the Dead Air series of crime novels that take place in the rural Midwest.

As America’s Storyteller, Gould uses the power of stories in his presentations and has spoken to thousands of groups in his career.
Using a unique blend of humor, insight and stories, his content is rare and valuable.

Jeff has developed a number of on-line courses design to help students, parents and retirees along with workshops and webinars through his website

Gould is a South Dakota Broadcaster of the year. Award winning Advertising Consultant. His popular A Prairie Christmas program is available in nationwide syndication. Television- Fill-in host on local lifestyleTelevision \His A Prairie Christmas-On Stage, is a one-man theatrical production where Jeff uses the power of story and music to move audiences and celebrate the season.

His America’s Story is a popular and inspirational look at our nations unique history and calling. Jeff’s warm and engaging style has been compared to Paul Harvey and Garrison Keillor. He continues to blog and podcast.


Horse Whisperer

Kelly Jones is an author, horse lover, photographer, mindfulness expert, life coach, retreat leader, equine behaviorist, somatic experiencing practitioner in-training and certified equine professional with the Natural Lifemanship Institute, who is passionate about reconnecting humans to intuition and joy. 

Having experienced many challenges and setbacks in her own life, Kelly knows firsthand how devastating these experiences can be.  After many years of seeking intentional healing, she discovered a new life transformed by learning about presence and rediscovering her own essential self, and then set out to bring this freedom to others. Currently Kelly sees clients at her ranch in Colorado, and provides coaching on ZOOM, while partnering with other professionals to lead retreats in the United



Hollywood Stuntman

Allen Robinson is living life to the fullest he has done.  He has over 300 production film, television and commercial credits. . . and including an astounding 150 feature films. 

Allen has had the pleasure of working with some of Hollywood’s greatest actors, writers, directors and producers.

He is a two-time SAG Award nominee, as well as Taurus World Stunt award Nominee and has been inducted  into the Hollywood Stuntmen’s Hall of Fame in 2016.   

Allen appreciates recognition from his peers and yet he is most grateful to be able to thrive in an industry profession that he has enjoyed for so long.

Robinson is also an experienced leader in Texas Search and Rescue.


Owners of Royal Creek Ranches, LLC

Chad inspires, motivates, and moves audiences, creating an experience that touches hearts for a lifetime. He is one of the youngest ever to receive the Council of Peers Award for Excellence (CPAE) and to be inducted into the prestigious National Speaker Hall of Fame.

Chad Hymas is an internationally acclaimed speaker, bestselling author, and passionate advocate for safety awareness and personal empowerment. Despite a life-altering accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down, Chad’s indomitable spirit and unwavering determination have propelled him to inspire audiences worldwide with his powerful message of resilience, leadership, and purposeful living.



Lifelong Leadership Skills



Experience hands on learning as you embark on a transformative leadership journey where the symbiotic dance between humans and horses becomes the classroom, fostering teamwork, communication, and resilience, as the wisdom of these majestic creatures guides you toward newfound insights in the art of leadership. Learn how to use these lessons in life and business. Come and share, learn and cheer.


Join a dynamic business leadership mastermind, led by world-class c-suite executive leaders, sharing life and boardroom lessons with fellow attendees. Innovative minds converge to exchange insights, challenge perspectives, and collectively navigate the intricacies of strategic decision-making, fostering a collaborative environment that propels each member toward unparalleled growth and success.


Think Big, Act Bigger under a big blue sky. Learn from top business leaders who have been there and done that and are sharing insider tips to help you in scaling and strategically positioning your ventures for exponential growth. Propel your business to new heights of success and influence with collaborative wisdom, expert guidance, and actionable strategies.


Royal Creek Ranches is discreetly nestled on 1,100 acres in the middle of the Stansbury Mountains encompassed by rolling hills, creeks, and beautiful Utah landscapes. Sometimes the best place to reconnect and start afresh can be somewhere outside of traditional meeting spaces.


Rising high above the sagebrush and grasslands below, the Stansbury Mountains is a small chain of peaks located in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of


Royal Creek Ranches property is brimming with rich pioneer history, western charm and elegance ready to provide you with an experience that you will remember for a lifetime!

Better than Yellowstone --- AS SEEN ON TV!

REAL VIP Experiences


Experience a modern ranch dining adventure. Savor a dinner
that brings together wholesome goodness and hearty flavors, served in a rustic
yet comfortable setting. This memorable dining experience fosters camaraderie,
and don't worry, there's always plenty for seconds!


Partake in an exclusive whiskey tasting experience offering the connoisseurs a journey through rare and refined spirits. Savored in an intimate setting, each sip unveils nuanced flavors, while expert guidance enhances the appreciation of this luxurious and exclusive exploration of fine whiskey.


Discover your favorite varietal with a private wine tasting event providing a sensory experience, indulging participants in diverse flavors and aromas. This immersive voyage cultivates a refined palate, deepens appreciation for wines, and fosters social connections, creating a delightful and educational ambiance for both enthusiasts and novices alike.


Learning to rope, whether in knot tying or leadership, parallels essential skills. Like a skilled mountaineer secures knots, a leader binds their team through clear communication and thoughtful strategies. Precision matters in both domains – each knot or decision is deliberate.

Adaptability is crucial; just as cowboys choose their ropes and horses based on the job to be done, leaders tailor their approach to their team's dynamics. Patience and practice characterize both endeavors, with mastery arising from learning and adapting to mistakes.

Ropes symbolize connection, reflecting the leader's role in fostering strong interpersonal bonds within the team. In essence, the art of learning to rope encapsulates the key elements of effective leadership – precision, adaptability, patience, and the ability to build meaningful connections.


Gathering around a campfire fosters leadership qualities through a unique blend of camaraderie and shared experiences. The informal setting encourages open communication, breaking down hierarchical barriers. As the flames flicker, leaders have an opportunity to connect with their team on a personal level, creating a sense of trust and unity. The shared warmth and the simplicity of the environment strip away pretenses, allowing for genuine conversations that reveal individual strengths and challenges. Leading around a campfire involves active listening, understanding diverse perspectives, and fostering collaboration.

The campfire setting also presents challenges, such as organizing tasks like promoting teamwork and problem-solving. Overall, the campfire experience cultivates leadership by emphasizing connection, authenticity, teamwork, and adaptability, essential qualities for effective leadership in any setting.


Learning from a stuntman about taking a punch and giving a punch translates into valuable business lessons. Taking a punch involves resilience, the ability to absorb setbacks, and bounce back. It teaches us to persevere through challenges. On the flip side, giving a punch is about delivering impactful strategies or innovations, making a mark in the industry. This implies the importance of proactive, assertive actions in business. Just as a stuntman prepares meticulously for stunts, in business, thorough planning and risk management are crucial. The lessons extend to risk-taking, adaptability, and strategic execution. Ultimately, understanding the dynamics of taking and giving "punches" in business cultivates a resilient, proactive mindset essential for navigating the dynamic and competitive landscape.

Lifelong Leadership Lessons



You will have a ball on the hayride throughout the beautiful property. Come take a tour of the beautiful 1100 acres and beautiful wildlife. Don’t forget your binoculars. You never know what you might be able to see. Bring a jacket, it could get a little chilly!


Royal Creek Ranches offers
some of the most beautiful Utah scenery. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon sightseeing for wildlife or just enjoying the fresh mountain. Come enjoy 1100 acres of mountain trails. Spend the day or a couple of hours.


Bike over some treacherous terrain that is no match for a mountain bike. Cover some of the most beautiful country while getting a workout. Enjoy all 1100 acres of Royal Creek Ranch like you have never seen before. Don’t worry if you don’t have a bike, you can rent bikes and helmets on the ranch.


Royal Creek Ranches offers an excellent clay pigeon facility. Grab a group and enjoy an afternoon in the great outdoors. Clay pigeon shooting offers a thrilling and enjoyable experience, combining the excitement of hitting moving targets with the satisfaction of improving one's accuracy and reflexes.


Fishing at the Royal Creek Ranch offers some of the most beautiful scenery and rainbow trout you can find. Bring your fishing pole and license and the ranch will provide the rest. If you do not have a fishing pole you can rent them there. Their guides are knowledgeable and will show you the best spots to fish. There are several lakes, streams, and creeks to choose from.


Hiking is a great way to explore nature, get a good workout, and disconnect from daily stress. There’s a hike for everyone, from leisurely strolls to challenging multi-day treks. It’s perfect for socializing or solo trips. Bring water, proper footwear, and appropriate attire for expected weather conditions. With planning and a sense of adventure, a hiking trip can be unforgettable.


Day One - Thursday

Arrival (2:00- 6:00 pm)

Check-in & Credentials & Cabin Move In

SWAG Bag Pick Up

Private Ranch Tour

Executive Networking Reception (6:00 pm)

Meet Your Neighbor and DINNER

Leadership Session

In between arrival and dinner, you are encouraged do one or more of the following:

Porch sitting, hay ride, ATV rides, clay pigeon shooting, fishing, prep the campfire, bike ride, check out the beautiful horses, scope some elk, or take a nap.

Day Two - Friday:

Personal Development Time: Meditation, Mountain Bike Trail Ride, Run or Hike, & Journaling or Porch Sitting, Hay Ride, ATV Rides, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Fishing,

& Massages (for an additional fee)!

Rise & Shine BREAKFAST & Table Discussions

Choosing Your Equine Partner

Horse Powered Leadership Session

Core Leadership Lessons


Lessons in Leading the Herd

Personal Development Time: Meditation, Mountain Bike Trail Ride, Run or Hike, & Journaling or Porch Sitting, Hay Ride, ATV Rides, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Fishing,
& Massages!

DINNER & Wine Tasting

Music, Campfire Songs, Storytelling and S'mores

Day Three - Saturday:

Personal Development Time: Meditation, Mountain Bike Trail Ride, Run or Hike, & Journaling or Porch Sitting, Hay Ride, ATV Rides, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Fishing,

& Massages (for an additional fee)!

Rise & Shine BREAKFAST & Table Discussions

Morning Motivation & Keynote

Horse Powered Leadership Session

Watching for the Signs of Success

Horse Led Team Games


Workshopping: Putting Horse Powered Leadership into Your Organization & Life

Mastermind Hot Seats

Personal & Team Skills

How to Take a Punch (and Give One)

Team Roping

Personal Development Time: Meditation, Mountain Bike Trail Ride, Run or Hike, & Journaling or Porch Sitting, Hay Ride, ATV Rides, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Fishing,

& Massages!

DINNER & Whiskey Tasting


Celebrating and Sharing. Plus Music, Campfire Songs, Storytelling and S'mores

Day Four - Sunday:

Personal Development Time: Meditation, Mountain Bike Trail Ride, Run or Hike, & Journaling or Porch Sitting, Hay Ride, ATV Rides, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Fishing,

& Massages (for an additional fee)!

Farewell BREAKFAST :(

Hosted Table Discussions

Final Thoughts

10:00 am Wagons HO!! (Stampede and Cabin Move Outs )

One-to-One Executive Sessions

Optional: Trail Rides, Run or Hike, Journaling, Porch Sitting, Hay Ride, ATV Rides, Clay Pigeon Shooting, or Fishing

What is included?

All the personal and professional development that you can squeeze into four days!

We understand the power of extraordinary mastermind events and our team of seasoned professionals specializes in creating immersive experience of a lifetime.

Plus you will receive:

  1. An intimate learning experience in a beautiful setting.

  2. Hands on learning.

  3. Networking.

  4. Group and one-on-one coaching.

  5. Full meals served with a little ranch-style flair and plenty of it. Normal diet preferences will be accommodated.

  6. S'mores around a campfire.

  7. Beverages (water, soda, juice, coffee, tea and milk).

  8. Whiskey & Wine provided for the tastings. BYOB for personal consumption.

  9. Nightly accommodations in Royal Creek Ranch's Pheasant Haven or Elk Ridge Lodges.

Reach out to us directly with any questions!


Choose a Perfect Plan For You & Your Business

Trail Blazers Mastermind



First Class VIP Experience

Mastermind sessions, workshopping, networking, SWAG bag and inclusive of all meals


Use Code EARLYBIRD For Discount $3,995

Expires July 31

(Discounted from $4,995)

Use code PLUSONE at checkout to add a second ticket $2,995

Networking Opportunities

World Class Experience

Collective Wisdom

Personal Growth



“ I had such a revelation! I have already shared my experience with others so many times… sometimes we need to lead from the front, but others, we lead from the back, and then remember to back off and let them fly. I’ve been working too hard! “

Megan -Chief Communications Officer

“It’s amazing! I am still seeing new things I learned from these horses every day."

D.K.- Insurance Executive

“( participants) In high levels of leadership, really focused on being introspective, creating room for reflection about what authentic leadership means…”

—Linda Fisk. LeadHERship Global

“I feel super relaxed, connected, back to who I am.”

Marie, Founder - Profit Lab

Concierge Service

Reserve Your Spot Today!

Don't miss the chance to unlock your potential. Reserve your spot now and prepare to embark on a transformative journey towards creating memorable experiences, fostering growth, and making a lasting difference.

Following the confirmation of your registration we will forward additional details on travel suggestions, venue locations, meal preferences, dress code, final schedules and key team contact information to make the total experience the best it can be!

Event Contact Information

Mastermind Contact Email:


4916 South Technopolis Drive

SiouX Falls, SD 57106

Royal Creek Ranch

1801 W Highway 199

Rush Valley, UT 84039

Assistance Hours:

Monday - Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm CT

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Phone Number:


1801 W Hwy 199, Rush Valley, UT 84069, USA

Call 605-275-4075



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