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Fall Previews & Reviews

Fall and the holidays are nearly upon us. While we soak up the last of summer and prepare for colder weather, keep these companies and products in mind. We appreciate what they produce and what many of them are trying to do around sustainability, Made […]

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Ride With Feel is Here!

This week, we celebrate the release of Katrin Silva’s new book: Ride with Feel: A Guide for the Rest of Us. Kudos to Katrin on a job well done! If you’re in the Santa Fe, New Mexico area, make sure to stop by for a […]

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The Lonely Rehab Rollercoaster

Editor’s Note: Best Horse Practices Summit steering committee member Marika Saarinen is a horse enthusiast and human to two mares. She loves classical dressage, cross country, and trail riding near her Washington home. She holds a Doctor of Pharmacy and consults for health care companies along […]

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Choosing Deliberate Joy

Editor’s Note: Best Horse Practices Summit presenter Katrin Silva grew up riding dressage in Germany before moving to the United States at age 19 to learn to ride Western. She’s been riding both disciplines for the last 20 years and is a regular guest columnist […]

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Midsummer Reviews

After our trip to the Outdoor Retailer last month, we are eager to share some thoughts on products that turned out heads. Check them out: Handful – this up-and-coming sports bra company has bras for big and little chested women. The styles and colors are […]

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With Horses and Riders, Mirrors Abound

Editor’s Note: Best Horse Practices Summit presenter Katrin Silva grew up riding dressage in Germany before moving to the United States at age 19 to learn to ride Western. She’s been riding both disciplines for the last 20 years and is a regular guest columnist […]

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Unlikely Lessons: Ultra Running and Horsemanship

Editor’s Note: Best Horse Practices Summit presenter Katrin Silva grew up riding dressage in Germany before moving to the United States at age 19 to learn to ride Western. She’s been riding both disciplines for the last 20 years and is a regular guest columnist […]

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What Feminism Looks Like in the Rural West

Editor’s Note: Maddy Butcher wrote this piece for the Washington Post. But if you get blocked by the pay wall or would like to read the unedited version, here ya go: A few days before giving birth to her second daughter, my friend headed out […]

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Ode to the Sweetest Mare

A note from Cayuse Communications owner, Maddy Butcher:   Years ago, a Montana public safety agency produced a Designated Driver video, featuring a trusted steed at liberty, picking up his cowboy from a bar. Because one-upping is fun, I set about making a better horse-as-sober-friend […]

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A Critical Look at “Beauty”

Editor’s Note: Best Horse Practices Summit presenter Katrin Silva grew up riding dressage in Germany before moving to the United States at age 19 to learn to ride Western. She’s been riding both disciplines for the last 20 years and is a regular guest columnist […]

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