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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Vets as welcome resources

From birth to death, veterinarians are Go-To sources for our horses’ medical decisions. They answer a broad spectrum of questions from disease to forage, hoof to tail, optic to colic. Inevitably, we say, “While you’re here, Doc…” because there is always something more they can […]

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Off Pasture? The Slow Feeder Advantages

In this guest blog post, Monique Warren weighs in on some common issues with feeding and how slow-feeders like Hay Pillow can help. Warren writes: Some horses paw or are aggressive at feeding time, This is more than likely due to frustration and pain than […]

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Equine Affaire Highlights

We had a great time at the Equine Affaire in West Springfield, Massachusetts earlier this month. With over 100,000 attendees, you see and hear a lot, including news from a brilliant, 92-year old trail rider! We note here some Best of the Equine Affaire and […]

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Al Dube offers lessons (and miracles)

NickerNews and BestHorsePractices is happy to reconnect with Al Dube Quarter Horses, the Horse Farm of Merit offering lessons as well as hay in southern Maine. It’s been another successful season at the farm, according to owner Cynthia Hodak. The stables hosted clinician Martin Black […]

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From farm to fashion: Meet Cheri Sanguinetti

Excuse the stereotypes for this one, please: Lots of girls grow up wanting to design clothes. Like boys and their dreams of becoming professional athletes, most of those girls end up doing something more humble and ordinary. Of those who do enter the fashion industry, […]

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No Goose-a in the Kusa!

The Perfect Barn Coat just found its perfect layer, now making it a four-season jacket to love and adore. The perfect layer? The new, ultra thin Kusa jacket from Cotopaxi. The reversible Kusa weighs just 15 ounces and has an attractive quilted stitching pattern on […]

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