SPOT to the rescue! (And for serious fun)

The move to Colorado means a few things change: I’m in unfamiliar territory. I’m mostly alone while exploring on foot and horseback. Just in time, the folks at SPOT have sent their Gen3 device with satellite service for messaging and tracking. This summer, SPOT is […]

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Welcome Outfitters Supply!

Welcome Outfitters Supply to our fantastic, growing group of advertising partners! For nearly 30 years, Outfitters Supply has been supplying horse packers and trail riders with just the right gear for their outings. The Columbia Falls, Montana, company helped me with an affordable option as […]

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Enter our Trails to Town contest

The crisp days of autumn are a perfect time to ramp up our outstanding giveaway offerings! This week, we kick off another Trails to Town contest to win a luxurious Ramblers Way top. It will be the perfect addition to your fall wardrobe. We’re giving […]

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Visit Nelson and Skinner at the Equine Affaire

Our game plan is coming together for the Equine Affaire, the horse extravaganza that’s less than two months away. (November 12-15 in West Springfield, MA) We’re thrilled to announce that horsewomen Amy Skinner and Raechel Nelson will be at the NickerNews and BestHorsePractices booth in […]

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Congrats to our Ramblers Way Farm winner

Nina Fuller is the winner of our first Trails to Town contest, sponsored by Ramblers Way, maker of classy, premium wool layers. She best answered the question, “Why I’d like to win a luxurious, versatile Rambling Way top”: The Hollis, Maine sheep keeper and photographer […]

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Outdoor Retailer is for us riders, too

Attending the Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City is a bit like heading to the mall on Christmas Eve: be prepared for nuttiness and overstimulation. Attend it in cowboy boots and jeans and you’ll spend a good amount of time convincing folks that horse riders […]

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Equine Affaire Update

Plans for NickerNews and BestHorsePractices at the Equine Affaire are heating up. Even as we soak up the last days of summer, we’re working hard to put together some great booth offerings for the four-day extravaganza. It will be worth your while to stop by […]

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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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Welcome Ramblers Way and Introducing Trails to Town contest

We’re thrilled to announce our new partnership with Ramblers Way Farm, the clothing company founded by Maine’s Tom Chappell and featuring wonderful, American-made, wool garments. Beginning next month, NickerNews & BestHorsePractices will be giving away one lightweight, luxuriously soft top each month. It’s the Trails […]

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Ah-Helmet Moment, Round Three

We’re nearing the midway point of our fabulous series of giveaways, sponsored by Troxel. Welcome to Round Three of the Ah-Helmet Moment Contest. Read Amanda’s moment Read Tami’s moment Read Annette’s moment Read Laure’s moment Vote for your favorite by leaving a comment for their […]

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