Congrats and Partner Welcomes!

Congratulations to Kelly from North Carolina! She’s the winner of our Custom Leggings contest, sponsored by Fringe Western Wear and Leather Work, a Canadian business owned by Kathy Threlfall. And while we’re giving props to our friends north of the border, check out One Degree […]

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Fall Riding Favorites

Autumn is the optimal season for riding. Kids are back in school. Bugs are nearly gone. Foliage is beautiful and falling (which makes visibility better). Riders and horses are likely in the best shape of the year. It’s also a great time to remind readers […]

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Darn Tough is horse-gal friendly

When I was a kid, wool socks were those thick, bulky things you wore in the winter. You wore them skiing. You wore them to and from pond skating. You wore them underneath your thick, bulky boots while shoveling snow. All so yesterday. All so […]

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Win Custom Leggings from Fringe!

Fall is an exciting time of year for us riders. Bugs are at bay yet it’s still mild enough to enjoy long stretches on horseback. We’re likely in the best shape of the year and so are our horses. Hunting season and winter months are […]

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Good Gear Matters on Pack Trip

We welcome our very own marketing director, Emily Thomas Luciano, as a guest columnist this week. Here’s the second installment from a Montana horse pack trip: Read Part I To make it in the back country, one needs more than good horses and good food. […]

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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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Welcome Nelson Waterers

We welcome Nelson Manufacturing from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to our family of advertisers! The small company, famous for its horse waterers, has been a favorite of NickerNews and BestHorsePractices readers for years. Read this mid-winter testimonial from Kelly in Maine. Nelson is a family-owned Iowa […]

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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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