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Horse versus Human, Payback

When guest columnist Katrin Silva wrote about her ultra running experiences in this column, she mentioned the Western States 100 trail. It covers the same path run by horses in the famous Tevis Cup race. Her column renewed our interest in the Horse versus Human […]

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Horse v Human, Part I

When guest columnist Katrin Silva wrote about her ultra running experiences in this column, she mentioned the Western States 100 trail. It covers the same path run by horses in the famous Tevis Cup race. Her column renewed our interest in the Horse versus Human […]

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Watch the Ears, Spend less time between them

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. “I […]

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The Unlikely Symbiotic Nature of Ultras & Horsework

Editor’s Note: 2018 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 […]

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NickerViews: Zach Rhoades

NickerViews is a series of interviews with horse folks in the Cayuse Communications family. These interviews consist of 14 set questions. Our next first interviewee is Zach Rhoades. Aside from representing title sponsor, Patagonia WorkWear, at the Best Horse Practices Summit, last month, Rhoades is […]

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NickerViews: Amy Skinner

NickerViews is a series of interviews with horse folks in the Cayuse Communications family. These interviews consist of 14 set questions. Our first interviewee is Amy Skinner, Best Horse Practices Summit presenter and North Carolina horsewoman. Read more about her here. 1. In 50 words […]

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Temple, The Summit, Lessons Learned

Best Horse Practices Summit director Maddy Butcher writes: I’m not a big believer in personality tests. If forced, I’d call myself an introvert: I like to write and be outside. I commune most easily with dogs and horses. While directing the Best Horse Practices Summit […]

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A Rain Jacket for Sunny Days

Since I left for college and the big city, this Maine girl has wanted to be a queen. Specifically, Queen Elizabeth II. More specifically, I just wanted her perpetual country lifestyle, the part that includes dogs, horses, and a Barbour coat. That’s the classic, waxed […]

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Can a Nightie Improve Your Sleep and Your Life with Horses?

For many of us riders, menopause involves a decade-long routine of challenging temperature regulation. Whether we’re in the saddle or at rest, it’s disruptive to our composure. It’s disruptive to our rides (Think dropping reins, unzipping sweatshirt, tucking it in saddle bag, all whilst maintaining […]

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Outdoor Retailer Highlights

Recently, we traveled to Denver to visit with folks at the Outdoor Retailer. Held at the Colorado Convention Center, the event attracts some 6,000 vendors and over 30,000 attendees. Yikes! Think Mall-on-Christmas-Eve frenzy. The OR, as it is widely known, gives us a chance to […]

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