Happy Appy Pancake for One!

Need something warm, simple and balanced to start the day? Check out this fast, healthy, skillet or fry pan recipe I created: Total Preparation and Cook time: 12-15 minutes. Mix: One good-sized apple, grated (I like to partially peel it.) One egg 1 ½ tablespoon […]

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When Moving is like Riding

Moving to a new place where you don’t know a soul, don’t know what the weather will do, and don’t know where to buy stuff is a lot like riding a new, fresh horse. Read more about the move to Colorado. For me, anyway, it’s […]

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Starting ’em young and without mounting blocks

Russ Little has a lot going on. The 37 year-old Idahoan has dozens of horses he uses for the company, Dry Ridge Outfitters. His four children, ages 14, 12, 10, and eight, all help out. It’s a busy place and the kids, said Little, have […]

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Ramblers Way suits this rambler’s way

The parcel from Ramblers Way arrived with perfect timing. I was packing for a 20-day, 6,000 mile, truck-camping trip to Maine and back. I might see a washer and dryer at the midway point, but nice-looking, packable, stink-resistant tops would be key. They’d have to […]

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Nicker More, Buck Less Bottles are here!

Most readers know that NickerNews is not big on promotions. But we do stand behind what we like and what makes sense: treating horses like horses, laying a good foundation before trying bigger challenges, and being a lifelong learner. How about staying hydrated and using […]

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Welcome Fly Predators & Renegade Hoof Boots

This week, we welcome two new businesses into the Cayuse Crest Communications advertising family! Spalding Labs has a well-earned and established reputation for effective fly control with smart, science-based methods. All without chemicals. What’s the key? Wee little flies that tackle the bigger, pesky ones. […]

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United in Love and Equine Dedication

Question: How many horse owners does it take to change a light bulb? Answer: Name any number. The light bulb won’t get changed because they’re too busy talking about horses, minis, donkeys, and mules. Say this about our crazy community: we are passionate, enthusiastic, devoted, […]

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Toughest Winter Warrior wins Muck Boots

It may be a Worst Ever Winter, but for Muck Boot wearers, it’s a bit less painful: “At least my feet stay warm and dry,” they say. Who among you has it worst? In this record-breaking season, we’re rewarding one lucky, tough reader with a […]

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Welcome HayBalancer & Adventurista Designs!

2015 has brought positive changes to Cayuse Crest Communications, our family of sites that includes NickerNews, BestHorsePractices and UtahOutsider. We’re growing in readership and advertisers are jumping aboard. Please welcome Adventurista Designs and Dr. Thornley’s Hay Balancer. We met Adventurista Designs founder Meghan Holler at […]

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Welcome Third Coast and South Mountain!

We welcome two new advertisers into the NickerNews and BestHorsePractices fold: South Mountain Equine Veterinary Services and Third Coast Equine Services of Maine. Dr. Janelle Tirrelle, of Augusta, Maine, has opened Third Coast Equine after working at Maine Equine Associates for several years. She has […]

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