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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Title Nine Has Tanks

Come summer, I welcome the chance to live in tank tops. On sweltering days, they’re cool and allow for freedom of movement. They can be sexy or conservative, function-focused or frilly. Title Nine rules the day with their expansive collection of tanks. I’ve found several […]

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Fully Vested

Vests are simple and simply essential elements of a rider’s wardrobe. They don’t take up much room, but can nonetheless make the difference between being happy and ready when the weather turns OR being underdressed/cold or overdressed/pouty. Check out our entire Spring Review Lineup here. […]

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Mother’s Day Idea: Best Sweater Ever

Many of our readers are moms. So, as we approach Mother’s Day, how about a gift for yourself? Note to all: Moms to horses and dogs count, too! When I was in Elko, I visited the legendary store on Commercial Street, J.M. Capriola, and drooled […]

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Muddy Creek Long Coat Review

Amy Skinner, a Best Horse Practices Summit presenter and owner of Amy Skinner Horsemanship, reviewed the Muddy Creek Long Coat. Check out our Spring Review Lineup here. Skinner writes: Here in North Carolina, it seems to rain more often than not. I moved down here […]

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Meet Western Sky Saddlery

We spoke recently with the fine folks at Western Sky Saddlery. Terry and Elaine Welland have been running their impressive saddle shop from Carstairs, Alberta, Canada since 1995. In this interview, they explain their beginnings, their reputation for fine customer service, and how folks save […]

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More Than a Tee

Check out our Spring Review lineup with items from LL Bean, Patagonia, Toad & Co. and Muddy Creek. We like to review Patagonia products for multiple reasons. Some are about how we choose to spend money and others are much more brass tacks: The company […]

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A Triple Warm Sweatshirt

For horse owners, range of motion needs don’t stop when it gets cold. We are still tossing hay, hauling water, and mucking manure – all movements that demand strength, stretch, and up/down/sideways action. We also need any outer garment to be made of tough, rip-resistant […]

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Problem Solved: Case Equestrian Knife

This week we hear from incoming Best Horse Practices Summit board member and trade show manager, Julie Kenney. Julie lives and rides in Harpswell, Maine, where she maintains Blackberry Farm. She reviews the Equestrian Knife from Case, a storied knife-making company founded by four brothers […]

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Getting Out with the Right Gear

I reached a turning point about 10 years ago. After the good times of fort building and snowball fights and then introducing my sons to fort building and snowball fights, I’d come to disdain the coldest season. I’d complain through most of it and spend […]

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