Dorrance Protégé Joe Morris, Part III

Editor’s Note: I met Joe Morris on a visit to the Paicines Ranch in Paicines, California for the Rancher-to-Rancher field day. Joe and his wife, Julie, run Morris Grass Fed, a holistically managed cattle operation. He’s also a founding member of Rancher 2 Rancher. Read […]

Dorrance Protégé Joe Morris, Part II

Editor’s Note: I met Joe Morris on a visit to the Paicines Ranch in Paicines, California for the Rancher-to-Rancher field day. Joe and his wife, Julie, run Morris Grass Fed, a holistically managed cattle operation. He’s also a founding member of Rancher 2 Rancher. Read […]

Dorrance Protégé Joe Morris, Part I

Editor’s Note: I met Joe Morris on a visit to the Paicines Ranch in Paicines, California for the Rancher-to-Rancher field day. Joe and his wife, Julie, run Morris Grass Fed, a holistically managed cattle operation. He’s also a founding member of Rancher 2 Rancher. Read […]

Stretching Myself to Reach Horse AND Rider

Editor’s Note: Amy Skinner is a regular guest columnist and has been a horse gal since age six. She will present with fellow trainer and rider, Katrin Silva, at the Best Horse Practices Summit. Skinner rides and teaches dressage and Western. Skinner has studied at […]

Tips for Ranch Women

Here in southwestern Colorado, the Southwest Cowbelles organize and distribute a popular (and complimentary!) calendar every year. It features wonderful archived photos of ranching in the early 1900’s as agriculture was just starting to expand in the region. This feature, written by Cowbelle Julie Carter, […]

Amy Skinner Returns to Maine

Best Horse Practices Summit presenter Amy Skinner will visit Maine for a weekend of private and semi-private lessons next month. Hosted by BHPS board member, Debbie Hight, she’ll be at Goldenwinds Farm at 412 River Road Norridgewock, on May 17-19. Lesson times are filling rapidly! […]

A Jacket for Wind, Snow, Sleet, Rain

This week, we hear from Best Horse Practices Summit board member, Julie Kenney. Julie lives and rides on the Maine coast in Harpswell, where she manages Blackberry Farm. Check out our Spring Reviews page. Kenney writes: Over the past several weeks, I’ve had a chance […]

Learn from your Sensitive Horse

This week, we hear from Best Horse Practices Summit board member, Julie Kenney. Julie lives and rides in Harpswell, Maine where she manages Blackberry Farm. Kenney writes: Anyone have a sensitive horse? You know, the one that won’t tolerate roughness or loud voices or unjustified […]

Spring & Summer Reviews

Just in time for spring riding season, we’re putting together an interesting and varied collection of reviews from and for horse and outdoors-y gals. In the coming weeks, Katrin Silva, Julie Kenney, Amy Skinner and Maddy Butcher will review quality gear from Toad & Co., […]

Problem Solved: Case Equestrian Knife

This week we hear from incoming Best Horse Practices Summit board member and trade show manager, Julie Kenney. Julie lives and rides in Harpswell, Maine, where she maintains Blackberry Farm. She reviews the Equestrian Knife from Case, a storied knife-making company founded by four brothers […]