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Twine Recycling Scores Big

We have an impressive update on twine recycling efforts by the Four Corners Back Country Horsemen, first posted here. Christopher Smyth reports: Late last year, the Four Corners Back Country Horsemen along with the Mesa Verde BCH chapter transported their first load of baling twine […]

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NCPG: Add it to your bucket list

This week, we continued our road trip with several days in Elko, Nevada. For more than three decades, the northern Nevada town has been home to the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, a week-long festival of western ranching culture. It’s my favorite mid-winter event. Hands down. […]

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Outdoor VIPs: Horse Owners and Riders

Unlike most every other week of the year, this one has been on the road: from southwestern Colorado to Denver and then west to Elko, Nevada. If the trek were a constellation, it’d be the Winter Triangle. Why go? At the Outdoor Retailer in Denver, […]

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Rider Benefits: Katrin Silva Gives Thanks

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. Silva has competed successfully through fourth level dressage on quarter horses, Morgans, Arabians, […]

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Confronting My Anthropomorphic Tendencies

This week, Debbie Hight from Norridgewock, Maine, contributes to our conversation about humans, horses, and horse management. Hight is a Best Horse Practices Summit board member. She rides English and Western with her mare, Roxy. Hight writes: Anthropomorphism is a new word in my vocabulary […]

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Kuhl embraces Horses and Riders

In the coming weeks, Cayuse Communications will feature warm, functional, and stylish items from Kuhl, the outdoor clothing company based in Salt Lake City, Utah. They’re part of our new “Gifts We Give Ourselves” section. We’ll review: Women’s Stella Full Zip Women’s Firekrakr Hoody Men’s […]

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Of TED, Horses, and Lifelong Learning

On cold dark evenings, I’ve spent hours listening and watching TED Talks. I love scrolling through the range of topics; it’s world of information available to all, in 18-minutes nuggets. My fascination soon became an obsession. I wanted to do a TEDTalk. TED began in […]

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Jeanette’s Journey, V: Death Valley

Editor’s Note:  In the fifth installment of a multi-part series, we hear from Jeanette Hayhurst, a long-time and avid horsewoman from Barstow, California. Like many of us, she has continued to connect with horses, even when her age and physical limitations kept her from doing […]

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Duckworth Crafts Another Keeper

“There are two kinds of people in this world,” says my narrow-minded self. “People who wear black and people who do not wear black. I fall into the latter camp. Or, at least, that’s what I thought before trying out the Comet Tunnel Hood from […]

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A Down Comforter You Can Work & Walk In

I’m guessing there are more than a few of you who recall the creaky floors and the comforting smell of leather and wood in the ol’ L.L. Bean flagship store on Main Street in Freeport. During the 1960’s and 70’s, my family would head to […]

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