The Great Trail Rider’s Giveaway

What better way to kick off riding season than with a slew of excellent, trail riding giveaways? Check out $1,000 worth of prizes. We partnered with SPOT to offer the SPOT Gen 3 device with a year’s satellite tracking and messaging subscription service FREE. It’s […]

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Win 5 Star Pad and Unbranded book

At NickerNews and BestHorsePractices, we partner with great businesses that hold up to our nitpicking scrutiny. We like to endorse products and services proven to benefit horse and rider (with evidence-based research whenever possible). Partner products are almost always made in America and have the […]

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Blunnies: Don’t let their Hipness Fool You

The folks at Blundstone, a 146-year old Tasmanian company, were kind enough to send us a few pairs of their classic, slip-on work boots for consideration. Blundstone might have started in Tasmania, off the southeast coast of Australia, but you’ll now find Blunnies in over […]

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Welcome back advertisers!

We welcome back advertising partners Morton Real Estate, Hay Balancer, Spalding Labs and Renegade Hoof Boots.   Morton offers premier real estate services in southern Maine. Check out this lovely Woolwich property, ready for you and your horses. Need to sell and horse property? Morton […]

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A Vest to Invest in

When it comes to gear, I veer towards minimalism. I like products that look good, fit brilliantly, and last for years. I also like to feel good about my purchases. Maybe that’s why our connection with Cotopaxi, a young Utah company, has been so fortuitous. […]

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Welcome Denim Express

We welcome Denim Express to our fantastic family of partners and advertisers! Finding quality jeans is becoming as challenging as chipping frozen, cemented manure out of stalls and paddocks. The days of grabbing your favorite style off the rack at your Main Street store are […]

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Valentine’s Day gift ideas for us horse lovers

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and we’ve got some great ideas for the horse-inclined. Feel free to share this post with your loved ones with the subject line: “Hint, Hint!”   Beautiful and meaningful jewelry and fobs made with your own horses’ hair. Brittany […]

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Stay Warm Tips for horse owners

Car rides with the windows down Tall, ice-filled drinks Ocean swims with your horse The pleasures of summer seem far, far away. At my place, pasture walks are slow, laborious efforts of postholing, walking in snow that goes to my thighs and fills my boots. […]

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Equine Affaire prize lineup

We’ll be giving away fabulous Darn Tough socks (made right in Vermont and guaranteed for life), Adventure Medical Kits and Zootility tools to ALL Remuda Reader subscribers at the Equine Affaire (while supplies last).  We’ll be at the Better Living Center. Not going? (scroll down) […]

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A New Go-To Jacket

  As cold days come to Colorado and Utah, I’ve got a new Go-To jacket. It’s the Alpha Air from LL Bean. As comfortable as your favorite high school hoodie and as warm as a ski jacket, it’s better than either because it stretches and […]

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