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These Neckerchiefs Rule

After the head, hands, and feet, it’s the neck that we need to keep warm. If these parts are warm, I can actually convince my body that it’s actually roasty toasty on the coldest of days. Over the last few months, I tried several neck-warming […]

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The View from the Outside Circle

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, Nevada (and more recently at the World Championship Ranch Rodeo in Amarillo, Texas.) In this […]

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Cuddly Wool Sweater Hits the Mark

We sent the Telluride Sherpa Pullover by Toad&Co to horsewoman Amy Skinner in North Carolina. It’s partially made of recycled wool (processed in Italy, without chemicals), giving it warmth without itchy-ness. Read more holiday reviews here. Amy writes: This cozy sweater is a new daily […]

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This Flannel’s A Keeper

We sent the ReForm Flannel Shirt by Toad&Co, to horsewoman Amy Skinner. It’s made from 100 percent recycled fibers and comes in six pretty patterns. Amy writes: This comfortable shirt has become one of my favorites. It’s airy and soft, not the scratchy stuff our mothers […]

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Horses Act Like You Expect Them To

Editor’s Note: We welcome guest writer, Curtis Moore, as he remembers his horseman grandfather. Moore grew up around horses and spent high-school summers at a pack station outside Bishop, California. During college, he worked on a ranch and adopted a sorrel mustang, When Moore headed […]

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Holiday Review: Scotch Plaid flannel from LL Bean

The Scotch Plaid Flannel shirt in a relaxed fit is part of our array of annual Holiday Reviews. Check out more items here. Our guest columnist, Julie Kenney, writes: To me a great flannel feels nicer against my skin than silk. It’s sexy and rugged at […]

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Holiday Review: LL Bean Boots Rediscovered

These 8-inch LL Bean boots are part of our assortment of annual Holiday Reviews. Check out more items here. Our guest columnist, Julie Kenney, writes: When I was a kid, getting a new pair of Bean boots for Christmas was anticipated and desired.  This fall, […]

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The Vulnerability Paradox

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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When Slow is Worse

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

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Holiday Reviews

We have a team of reviewers – Natalie Lord, Katrin Silva, Amy Skinner, Julie Kenney, and Maddy Butcher, putting these products to the test. We think these items from Patagonia, Title Nine, LL Bean, Toad&Co., Jungmaven, and Buff offer a fabulous array of options for […]

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