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Cayuse Corona Community, Week 18

A note from the Editor: 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 lemons and […]

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To Advance, Change the Conversation

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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Start with Turtle Steps

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. She is part of  Camp Cayuse, a program in […]

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Make the Right Thing Obvious

Editor’s Note: Amy Skinner is a regular guest columnist and has been a horse gal since age six. She will present with fellow trainer and rider, Katrin Silva, at the Best Horse Practices Summit 2021. Skinner rides and teaches dressage and Western. Skinner has studied […]

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Cayuse Corona Community, Week 15

A note from the Editor: 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 lemons and […]

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Patagonia Men’s WorkWear Pants Pass Muster

Editor’s Note: Best Horse Practices Summit board member Josh McElroy, who starts colts and helps with cattle work when he is not working as a horsemanship instructor at Central Kentucky Riding for Hope, reviewed Patagonia’s Men’s Iron Forge Hemp Canvas 5 Pocket Pants for us. […]

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Regarding Cowboys

Editor’s Note: Nicole Grady, together with her partner, Justin Reichert, put on the Outside Circle Show, a raucous, celebratory, two-day show of musically gifted, working cowboys at the Star Hotel in Elko. In this guest column, Grady, who with Reichert tends over a thousand head of cattle […]

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First, Establish Trust

Editor’s Note: 2018 & 2019 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 […]

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Cayuse Corona Community, Week 11

A note from the Editor: 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 lemons and […]

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Horse Owners Can Be Part of the Solution

Maybe you’re like me: white and privileged enough to own horses. From our rural, mostly peaceful, mostly white communities, it might be easy to ignore the massive protests over systemic injustice. It might be easy to dismiss the protests as flash points soon to fade, […]

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