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Kyla Strange: The Journey, not the Destination

From the Editor: Kyla Strange is a talented Canadian horsewoman with followings in British Columbia and New Brunswick and will be a Special Guest at the Best Horse Practices Summit in Maine in October. Strange has started colts, competed, and been featured in Eclectic Horseman. […]

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10 Hard Truths

This week, we hear from Lee McLean, a horsewoman and writer in Alberta, Canada. She runs Keystone Equine and has an impressive Facebook following. McLean writes about 10 Hard Truths: “they may not be your truths, but they are mine and I believe them with […]

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Looking Beyond the Pasture

A funny thing happened this week. I got an email from Adrian Renton, a doctor and musician based in London. He asked for permission to use my image of Jolene (at right), featured in Horse Head: Brain Science & Other Insights. It would help illustrate […]

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Dorrance Protégé Joe Morris, Part III

Editor’s Note: I met Joe Morris on a visit to the Paicines Ranch in Paicines, California for the Rancher-to-Rancher field day. Joe and his wife, Julie, run Morris Grass Fed, a holistically managed cattle operation. He’s also a founding member of Rancher 2 Rancher. Read […]

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Dressage for the Rest of Us is Here!

After months of writing, editing, proof reading, and photo selections, Katrin Silva‘s “Dressage for the Rest of Us” is here! The slim, well-written volume is an easy-to-read guide on how to help any horse become a happier, more responsive riding partner. It is the second […]

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Congratulations to Amy Skinner

This just in: Amy Skinner and her husband, Travis, welcomed a healthy, baby girl to the world. Meet Josie Temple Skinner, born August 2. Yeehaw! Skinner wanted to honor Dr. Temple Grandin and recognize the influence Grandin has had on her horsemanship and teaching, thus […]

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Cotopaxi Picks

Cotopaxi is another Do Good goods company that we’ve been admiring ever since they established themselves in a humble Salt Lake City office park in 20xx. Since then, the company has made a splash with their bold (yet highly functional) designs and creative use of […]

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Dorrance Protégé Joe Morris, Part II

Editor’s Note: I met Joe Morris on a visit to the Paicines Ranch in Paicines, California for the Rancher-to-Rancher field day. Joe and his wife, Julie, run Morris Grass Fed, a holistically managed cattle operation. He’s also a founding member of Rancher 2 Rancher. Read […]

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Tough Time for the Pates

We loved visiting with Curt Pate at last year’s Best Horse Practices Summit. He introduced his friend, Dr. Temple Grandin, and helped emcee the arena presentations with West Taylor, Amy Skinner, and Katrin Silva. What a wonderful gentleman. So it is with great sadness and […]

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Fly Considerations

Horse owners’ opinions and attitudes towards flies are as numbered as the variety of products available to deter, conquer, kill, trap, or otherwise mitigate these summer pests. It’s yet another area in which folks can be downright dogmatic about what works and what doesn’t. There […]

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