Jeanette’s Journey, the Final Trek!

Editor’s Note:  In the sixth installment of a multi-part series, we hear from Jeanette Hayhurst, a long-time and avid horsewoman from Barstow, California. Like many of us, she has continued to connect with horses, even when her age and physical limitations kept her from doing […]

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Hauling Ass, Part II

Editor’s Note: This week, we hear the second installment on pack burro racing from Katrin Silva, an accomplished horsewoman as well as an impressive endurance runner. She writes about the burro races at the Leadville Boom Days celebration in the mountains of Colorado. Read Part […]

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Welcome Back Third Coast Equine and Morton Real Estate!

We welcome back Dr. Janelle Tirrell of Third Coast Equine and Morton Real Estate to our fabulous family of advertising partners. Third Coast Equine, based in Palermo, Maine, offers three tiers of Wellness Plans to give horse owners an opportunity to plan ahead and invest […]

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SYAers head to Donkey Symposium

Two board members from Save Your Ass Long-Ear Rescue are headed to the 4th annual Donkey Welfare Symposium next month. Joan Gemme and Anne Firestone head to Ithaca, New York, where the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and the New York State Veterinary Medical […]

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Calendar Highlights

It’s not yet June and already our horse calendars are filling up. From Maine to Colorado and Canada, there’s a lot happening in our world. Here’s just a taste: The U.S. Equestrian Federation and the U.S. Para-Equestrian Federation announced five Centers of Excellence this month. […]

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Unbridled movie tackles tough topic

Guest column by NickerNews marketing director, Emily Thomas Luciano: What horseperson doesn’t love an inspiring movie that involves horses? And if the stories are true? Even better! Equine Assisted Therapy and Equine Facilitated Learning have grown exponentially over the past decade. Now, with increasing amounts […]

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Skida hats so very rider-friendly

Just in time for winter, NickerNews has a new friend. Say hello to Skida, the Vermont headwear and accessories company. What Darn Tough has done for the drab, itchy sock industry, Skida is doing for the drab, itchy hat world. The colorful, hip hats fit […]

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Bailey

I grew up riding in 4H where helmets were required. I stopped wearing them when I started barrel racing where cowboy hats or ball caps were the fashion and were the cool thing to wear. Just recently I declared my major in Psychology and I […]

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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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Winter Warrior Sampler

The Muck Boot Winter Warrior Contest is over. Thanks to all who participated! Check out the slideshow here. Some of my personal favorite images and comments came from Barbara, Debbie and Doris. Three tough gals, for sure. All will be receiving small consolation gifts from […]

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