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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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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Hope to see you there!

If you’re in the Four Corners area, make sure to come visit our booth at the Four States Agricultural Expo in Cortez, Colorado, March 17-19. We’ll be at booth 32, right next to the Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering booth, at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. Sign […]

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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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