Lady Bits and Riding Special Section

Ladies! In the coming weeks, we’ll be featuring articles and reviews dedicated specifically to our lady bits and riding. We’ll talk about comfort and discomfort in the saddle. We’ll highlight concerns, strategies, and solutions. No topic is out of the question if it’s a concern […]

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Horse-related Spring To-Do’s

In some parts of our horsey world, spring has sprung. Trail riding season is coming and it pays to formulate a spring To Do list and tackle it before the season is upon us. Here are some preliminary suggestions: Consider flies before they show up. […]

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Valentine’s Day gift ideas for us horse lovers

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and we’ve got some great ideas for the horse-inclined. Feel free to share this post with your loved ones with the subject line: “Hint, Hint!”   Beautiful and meaningful jewelry and fobs made with your own horses’ hair. Brittany […]

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Vets as welcome resources

From birth to death, veterinarians are Go-To sources for our horses’ medical decisions. They answer a broad spectrum of questions from disease to forage, hoof to tail, optic to colic. Inevitably, we say, “While you’re here, Doc…” because there is always something more they can […]

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Stay Warm Tips for horse owners

Car rides with the windows down Tall, ice-filled drinks Ocean swims with your horse The pleasures of summer seem far, far away. At my place, pasture walks are slow, laborious efforts of postholing, walking in snow that goes to my thighs and fills my boots. […]

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Off Pasture? The Slow Feeder Advantages

In this guest blog post, Monique Warren weighs in on some common issues with feeding and how slow-feeders like Hay Pillow can help. Warren writes: Some horses paw or are aggressive at feeding time, This is more than likely due to frustration and pain than […]

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We found awesome barn snacks

Here’s the thing with being outside and active: you get hungry. And the more you tune into your body, the pickier you become about what goes down the gullet. If you listen, your body will tell you what works and what doesn’t. And, if research […]

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Grazing Tips from Dr. Joyce Harman

This guest blog post comes from holistic vet, Dr. Joyce Harman, who offers tips to keep your horse healthy during summer grazing. Read more about her here. Summer brings changing responsibilities for us horse owners. You might change out troughs more often to keep your […]

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A Feel Good, Feel Better Workshop

When you around Nina Fuller, you can’t help but smile, laugh, think, and share. The renowned photographer from Hollis, Maine, is warm, welcoming, and just a bit wacky. Her home, Lily Brook Farm, in Hollis, Maine, is an extension of Fuller, full of flowers, animals, […]

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Welcome Dr. Joyce Harman & Harmany Equine

This week, Emily Thomas Luciano, NickerNews & BestHorsePractices marketing director, writes about our a new connection: Our family of partners is getting bigger by the week. This week, we’re happy to welcome Dr. Joyce Harman and Harmany Equine to the mix. If you aren’t already […]

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