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Books for your consideration

By Maddy Butcher Most of us have a stack of books in the living room or on the nightstand. Or both. They collectively stare at us, waiting to be read. Such is the world of a bibliophile! Of course, there are compelling selections in the […]

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Ethics Involve You, too

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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Thich Nhat Hanh was an Excellent Horseman

Editor’s Note: Thich Nhat Hanh was a Zen Buddhist master, author, poet, and teacher who helped pioneer the concept of mindfulness in the West. He died in Vietnam last month at the age of 95. Writer Curtis Moore grew up in Bishop, California, where he […]

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Inaugural Clinic Gets Rave Reviews

The first of three 2022 Cayuse Collaborative Clinics took place in Santa Fe, New Mexico and received high marks from our riders. It was a fantastic weekend of learning in a fun, supportive environment. Riders and horses ranged wonderfully from dedicated dressage riders to trail […]

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Value Added to Cayuse Clinic

At the Cayuse Collaborative Clinic in Santa Fe, February 12-13, we will have several added benefits for riders, free of charge. There will also be complimentary features for auditors, too. We look forward to featuring them at Hipico for you! For the riders, Trish Lemke […]

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Age and Horses and Me

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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Cold Weather Imperatives

Editor’s Note: Julie Kenney is an avid horsewoman, former Best Horse Practices Summit board member, and runs Blackberry Farm in Harpswell, Maine. She shares this reflection on moving forward, resisting trending calls around the New Year. Julie writes: In Maine today, even here at the […]

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From Stressful 2021 Comes Growth, Joy, Happiness

Editor’s Note: Julie Kenney is an avid horsewoman, former Best Horse Practices Summit board member, and runs Blackberry Farm in Harpswell, Maine. She shares this reflection on moving forward, resisting trending calls around the New Year. Julie writes: New Year’s resolutions abound.  Social media postings […]

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Fires Bring Action to CO Horse Communities

Editor’s Note: Randy Winter is an experienced endurance rider, an active horse community member, a Best Horse Practices Summit sponsor, and creator of Rein Safe. He sent this report from his home in Boulder, Colorado, which the Middle Fork and Marshall fires narrowly missed. Those […]

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Education: One of Three Rider Essentials

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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