Amy Skinner’s Weeklong Intensive Class reviewed

Nicole Churilla is a Best Horse Practices Summit steering committee member. She trains and teaches horsemanship and riding in Ohio. Nicole recently attended a weeklong, intensive class offered by Amy Skinner in Rougemont, North Carolina. Watch trailer for Amy’s BHPS 2018 presentation with Katrin Silva. […]

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When is the When, Part II

Editor’s Note: I wrote this piece years ago, while I was living in Maine and owned Phoenix, a broodmare Paint originally from Massachusetts. With winter coming, we thought it would be an important conversation to have with our readers as they may be contemplating the […]

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Herd-Bound Horse Help

Editor’s Note: Amy Skinner is a regular guest columnist and has been a horse gal since age six. She has presented twice at the Best Horse Practices Summit and is the author of To Catch a Horse: Finding the Heart of your Horsemanship. She rides […]

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Cayuse Corona Community, Week 24

A note from the Editor: Here at Cayuse Communications, we’ve been thinking about our community of horse owners and riders. How best to come together and share during this time? We’ve reached out to friends to see how they are making lemonade from lemons and […]

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Six Steps to Tackling Hurdles: Tips from Horses

Editor’s Note:  We welcome Elaine Sanders as a new Cayuse Corona Community contributor. Elaine is an Equine Partnership Coach, Stress Consultant, and born horse enthusiast living in rural Manitoba, Canada. She has a degree in Nursing, a certification in Equine Partnered Psychotherapy and Coaching, and […]

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Cayuse Corona Community, Week 19

A note from the Editor: Here at Cayuse Communications, we’ve been thinking about our community of horse owners and riders. How best to come together and share during this time? We’ve reached out to friends to see how they are making lemonade from lemons and […]

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To Advance, Change the Conversation

Editor’s Note: 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 guest columnist for […]

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Make the Right Thing Obvious

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 2021. Skinner rides and teaches dressage and Western. Skinner has studied […]

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Regarding Cowboys

Editor’s Note: Nicole Grady, together with her partner, Justin Reichert, put on the Outside Circle Show, a raucous, celebratory, two-day show of musically gifted, working cowboys at the Star Hotel in Elko. In this guest column, Grady, who with Reichert tends over a thousand head of cattle […]

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First, Establish Trust

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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