A Valentine’s Giveaway for Horse Lovers

Enter Now! Horse people are funny. We don’t necessarily give a whit about “stuff.” Unless the stuff has to do with: our horses our horse dreams our horse goals our horse trips our horse accomplishments So Valentine’s Day might be just another day unless it […]

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Twice is Nice for Baling Twine

Consider all our horses and the millions of hay bales we toss to them every year. We’re now collecting it in Mancos. Bring clean, used twine to Mancos Public Library. Read the flyer here. Consider all that baling twine: Do you toss it? Do you […]

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Favorite Reads of 2016

We asked a few contributors for their favorite reads of 2016. Here’s what they picked: Emily Luciano, occasional guest columnist and director of Lucky Dee Communications Less is More Feel Defined Amy Skinner on Self Carriage Amy Skinner on Guiding WiseAssWallace on Gear Amy Skinner, […]

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Dream Jobs for hard-working horse lovers

For two summers during college, I had my dream job. An avid birder, I landed field positions in Michigan and North Carolina, studying Indigo Buntings. Hot, long days were spent observing, netting, and banding the small, beautiful songbirds. By the end of the summer, I […]

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Happy Appy Pancake for One!

Need something warm, simple and balanced to start the day? Check out this fast, healthy, skillet or fry pan recipe I created: Total Preparation and Cook time: 12-15 minutes. Mix: One good-sized apple, grated (I like to partially peel it.) One egg 1 ½ tablespoon […]

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When Moving is like Riding

Moving to a new place where you don’t know a soul, don’t know what the weather will do, and don’t know where to buy stuff is a lot like riding a new, fresh horse. Read more about the move to Colorado. For me, anyway, it’s […]

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Starting ’em young and without mounting blocks

Russ Little has a lot going on. The 37 year-old Idahoan has dozens of horses he uses for the company, Dry Ridge Outfitters. His four children, ages 14, 12, 10, and eight, all help out. It’s a busy place and the kids, said Little, have […]

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Ramblers Way suits this rambler’s way

The parcel from Ramblers Way arrived with perfect timing. I was packing for a 20-day, 6,000 mile, truck-camping trip to Maine and back. I might see a washer and dryer at the midway point, but nice-looking, packable, stink-resistant tops would be key. They’d have to […]

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Nicker More, Buck Less Bottles are here!

Most readers know that NickerNews is not big on promotions. But we do stand behind what we like and what makes sense: treating horses like horses, laying a good foundation before trying bigger challenges, and being a lifelong learner. How about staying hydrated and using […]

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Welcome Fly Predators & Renegade Hoof Boots

This week, we welcome two new businesses into the Cayuse Crest Communications advertising family! Spalding Labs has a well-earned and established reputation for effective fly control with smart, science-based methods. All without chemicals. What’s the key? Wee little flies that tackle the bigger, pesky ones. […]

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