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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 […]

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Win Redmond Rock on a Rope

There may be no better time to sink your face into your horse’s mane. After all, your horses will not give you COVID19. And, of course, we don’t need to be told how therapeutic our horses can be. (But just to reiterate: a growing body […]

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Kyla Strange

Canadian horsewoman Kyla Strange has restarted her Khas T’an Horsemanship work and is excited to be offering a range of horsemanship services in and around the traditional territory of the Wolastoqey First Nation (Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada). Contact us here for more information. Are you […]

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Considering Humanship

Maddy Butcher is the author of Horse Head: Brain Science & Other Insights, and the founder of Cayuse Communications and the Best Horse Practices Summit. Maddy Butcher writes: Dear Readers: You know I can be pretty transparent when it comes to personal opportunities for growth, […]

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Spring Reviews

We love to really give products a thorough check, like the kind of vet check you’d give a new horse. Why? Because horsewomen are tough on their clothing and gear! Get ready for the heart of riding season with our spring reviews. We’ll be putting […]

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Welcome Ranger Ready – Goodbye ticks

We’re excited to welcome Ranger Ready to our growing family of advertisers. Use the code “equine10” and receive 10 percent off your order. Ranger Ready is fittingly based in Connecticut, where tick-borne illnesses like Lyme disease are a constant concern among outdoor enthusiasts. It partners […]

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Growth Found in New Behavior

Editor’s Note: We hear this week from Nancy Lowery of Calgary, Alberta. Lowery has been blogging about her Leadership Learning through Horsemanship Experiences for more than a decade. A recent interview series by Lowery explored what Calgary leaders have learned through their relationships with horses. Visit […]

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Hal Walter and Blue Rodeo, Part II

Editor’s Note: Hal Walter is a runner, author, running coach, and long-time pack burro competitive racer, having won Fairplay’s World Championship Pack Burro race seven times. Walter wrote Full Tilt Boogie: a journey into autism, fatherhood, and an epic test of man and beast. Check […]

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Elko on My Mind

Report from the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada: Maddy Butcher writes: We know horses grow and learn if their lives have a decent balance of comfort and discomfort. Without change and a little bit of uncertainty, there is no release and relief. There […]

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The Paradox of Training “Easy” Horses

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 twenty years and is a regular guest columnist for […]

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