Ode to Khoura

Julie Kenney is a Best Horse Practices Summit board member and runs Blackberry Farm in Harpswell, Maine. She writes of her horse Khoura in this thoughtful, heartfelt poem:   Your chestnut coat shines Under the bright morning sun Beside me, your excitement is palpable At […]

LL Bean Reviews, Two Thumbs Up

Read all our Spring Reviews here. Julie Kenney reviews True Shape jeans and All Day Active UPF 1/4 Zip Hoodie, both from LL Bean: In early March, when I received my LL Bean jeans and UPF long-sleeve shirt to review, I had no idea we […]

Cayuse Corona Community, Week One

A note from the Editor, Maddy Butcher: Here at Cayuse Communications, we’ve been thinking about our community of horse owners and riders. How best to come together and share during this time? We’ve reached out to friends to see how they are making lemonade from […]

Spring Reviews

Patagonia, LL Bean and other companies have resumed service during the pandemic. See initial reviews below. We love to give products a really thorough check, like the kind of vet check you’d give a new horse. Why? Because horsewomen are tough on their clothing and […]

Survey Results

We congratulate survey participants from Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Washington as they were randomly selected as winners of Patagonia WorkWear. Congrats! Individually, we’ve sent them a women’s Barn Coat, Farrier Shirt, and Tin Shed hat. In the process, we learned a lot about our scores of […]

BESTUVS! Our Annual Gift Buying Guide

Our Cayuse Communications team has reviewed scores of items for the holiday. Check out more here. The following items and ideas popped to the top as our favorite ideas for gift giving. Happy Holidays! Stocking Stuffers and Gifts under $50: For as little as $8.99, […]

Holiday Review: Scotch Plaid flannel from LL Bean

The Scotch Plaid Flannel shirt in a relaxed fit is part of our array of annual Holiday Reviews. Check out more items here. Our guest columnist, Julie Kenney, writes: To me a great flannel feels nicer against my skin than silk. It’s sexy and rugged at […]

Holiday Review: LL Bean Boots Rediscovered

These 8-inch LL Bean boots are part of our assortment of annual Holiday Reviews. Check out more items here. Our guest columnist, Julie Kenney, writes: When I was a kid, getting a new pair of Bean boots for Christmas was anticipated and desired.  This fall, […]

Holiday Reviews

We have a team of reviewers – Natalie Lord, Katrin Silva, Amy Skinner, Julie Kenney, and Maddy Butcher, putting these products to the test. We think these items from Patagonia, Title Nine, LL Bean, Toad&Co., Jungmaven, and Buff offer a fabulous array of options for […]

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 […]