Riding without Recipes

Editor’s Note: Amy Skinner is a regular guest columnist and has been a horse gal since age six. She will present with fellow trainer and rider, Katrin Silva, at the Best Horse Practices Summit. Skinner rides and teaches dressage and Western. Skinner has studied at […]

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The Road to Lightness is through Clarity

Editor’s Note: Amy Skinner is a regular guest columnist and has been a horse gal since age six. She will present with fellow trainer and rider, Katrin Silva, at the Best Horse Practices Summit. Skinner rides and teaches dressage and Western. Skinner has studied at […]

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Kyla Strange: Intent is Simple, Not Easy

Editor’s Note: Kyla Strange is a talented Canadian horsewoman with followings in British Columbia and New Brunswick. She’ll be a Special Guest at the Best Horse Practices Summit in Maine in October. Join us at the Summit! Strange has started colts, competed, and been featured […]

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You’re With Me. I’m With You

Editor’s Note: 2018 & 2019 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 […]

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Kyla Strange: Balance

Editor’s Note: Kyla Strange is a talented Canadian horsewoman with followings in British Columbia and New Brunswick. She’ll be a Special Guest at the Best Horse Practices Summit in Maine in October. Join us at the Summit! Strange has started colts, competed, and been featured […]

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Kyla Strange: The Journey, not the Destination

From the Editor: Kyla Strange is a talented Canadian horsewoman with followings in British Columbia and New Brunswick and will be a Special Guest at the Best Horse Practices Summit in Maine in October. Strange has started colts, competed, and been featured in Eclectic Horseman. […]

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10 Hard Truths

This week, we hear from Lee McLean, a horsewoman and writer in Alberta, Canada. She runs Keystone Equine and has an impressive Facebook following. McLean writes about 10 Hard Truths: “they may not be your truths, but they are mine and I believe them with […]

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Dressage for the Rest of Us is Here!

After months of writing, editing, proof reading, and photo selections, Katrin Silva‘s “Dressage for the Rest of Us” is here! The slim, well-written volume is an easy-to-read guide on how to help any horse become a happier, more responsive riding partner. It is the second […]

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Congratulations to Amy Skinner

This just in: Amy Skinner and her husband, Travis, welcomed a healthy, baby girl to the world. Meet Josie Temple Skinner, born August 2. Yeehaw! Skinner wanted to honor Dr. Temple Grandin and recognize the influence Grandin has had on her horsemanship and teaching, thus […]

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Dorrance Protégé Joe Morris, Part II

Editor’s Note: I met Joe Morris on a visit to the Paicines Ranch in Paicines, California for the Rancher-to-Rancher field day. Joe and his wife, Julie, run Morris Grass Fed, a holistically managed cattle operation. He’s also a founding member of Rancher 2 Rancher. Read […]

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