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Leslie Dorrance

From Maddy Butcher: It is with a heavy heart that we share the news of Leslie Dorrance’s passing. She died of ovarian cancer on July 22, 2021. She was 64. Leslie was married for nearly 40 years to Steve Dorrance. Steve is the son of […]

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Hello and Goodbye, Outfitters Supply

Welcome Outfitters Supply to our fantastic, growing group of advertising partners! Since 1986, Outfitters Supply has been supplying horse packers and trail riders with just the right gear for their outings. The Columbia Falls, Montana, company helped me with a great option for saddle bags, […]

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The Power of a Good Start

It’s been a busy summer. I’ve been helping a few ranchers with cow work – good, hard work for myself, my stock dogs, and, of course, the horses. We are learning more about the art and science of moving cattle on big parcels of land […]

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Three New Books in Pipeline

This year, Cayuse publisher Maddy Butcher, along with popular guest columnists, Katrin Silva and Amy Skinner, will unveil new volumes of work. Katrin Silva, an accomplished dressage rider and instructor (as well as a competitive ultrarunner), is the author of the upcoming Feel for the […]

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New Cayuse Book Coming Soon!

Cayuse Communications is a family of five websites for outdoors and horse enthusiasts. It’s also a publisher of fine books with a growing library of offerings. This summer, Cayuse will introduce four new editions to its collection. First, another children’s book to join Where’s Hope, […]

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Horse Shows Can Be Different

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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Save Your Ass Update

Editor’s Note: Ann Firestone is the feisty, generous, positive President of Save Your Ass Long Ear Rescue in Acworth, New Hampshire. We’re happy to support SYA and think you should, too! Check out their merch here. We’re also happy to share this latest bit from […]

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Don’t Speak Too Soon

Editor’s Note: Craig Freshley is a  professional meeting facilitator, speaker, trainer, and author based in Brunswick, Maine. He runs Good Group Decisions, writes weekly blog posts, and sends out a weekly newsletter. Craig Freshley writes: Don’t speak too soon, for the wheel’s still in spin […]

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A Joy Ride in Ireland and Beyond

Editor’s Note: Trish Lemke is the founder of Joy Rides. She leads horse riding excursions around the world and is a certified Martha Beck life coach. Lemke lives in Durango, Colorado, with her family and horses. Check out her 2022 trips below. ALSO, and speaking […]

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Goodbye, Old Friend

Along with the many blessings of horse ownership comes the responsibility of deciding to end a horse’s life. The weight and the lightness come cobbled together. Sometimes, of course, the ending is chosen for us, by an injury or illness. Often enough, though, us horse […]

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