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The Unlikely Symbiotic Nature of Ultras & Horsework

Editor’s Note: 2018 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 […]

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NickerViews: Zach Rhoades

NickerViews is a series of interviews with horse folks in the Cayuse Communications family. These interviews consist of 14 set questions. Our next  interviewee is Zach Rhoades. Read more NickerViews here Aside from representing title sponsor, Patagonia WorkWear, at the Best Horse Practices Summit, last […]

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NickerViews: Amy Skinner

NickerViews is a series of interviews with horse folks in the Cayuse Communications family. These interviews consist of 14 set questions. Our first interviewee is Amy Skinner, Best Horse Practices Summit presenter and North Carolina horsewoman. Read more about her here. Read more NickerViews here […]

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Temple, The Summit, Lessons Learned

Best Horse Practices Summit director Maddy Butcher writes: I’m not a big believer in personality tests. If forced, I’d call myself an introvert: I like to write and be outside. I commune most easily with dogs and horses. While directing the Best Horse Practices Summit […]

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A Rain Jacket for Sunny Days

Since I left for college and the big city, this Maine girl has wanted to be a queen. Specifically, Queen Elizabeth II. More specifically, I just wanted her perpetual country lifestyle, the part that includes dogs, horses, and a Barbour coat. That’s the classic, waxed […]

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Can a Nightie Improve Your Sleep and Your Life with Horses?

For many of us riders, menopause involves a decade-long routine of challenging temperature regulation. Whether we’re in the saddle or at rest, it’s disruptive to our composure. It’s disruptive to our rides (Think dropping reins, unzipping sweatshirt, tucking it in saddle bag, all whilst maintaining […]

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Outdoor Retailer Highlights

Recently, we traveled to Denver to visit with folks at the Outdoor Retailer. Held at the Colorado Convention Center, the event attracts some 6,000 vendors and over 30,000 attendees. Yikes! Think Mall-on-Christmas-Eve frenzy. The OR, as it is widely known, gives us a chance to […]

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Science of Learning Presentation is FREE

Sharon Madere will visit Dolores, Colorado, to offer a free presentation on “The Science of Learning and How it Applies to Horses.” Madere, a certified behavioral consultant, is well known for her positive, practical, science-based approach to resolving behavioral problems for horse owners, on the […]

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Patagonia WorkWear

Editor’s Note: We welcome guest reviewer, Curtis Moore. 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, Rooster, who’s now a solid all-around ranch horse. When […]

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John Saint Ryan Clinic in Dolores

John Saint Ryan, a talented California horseman, will visit to give a weekend clinic in Dolores, Colorado, August 25 and 26. Saint Ryan has worked with Tom Dorrance and classical masters. He also studies work from the International Society of Equitation Science. At this rare […]

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