Why I Continue to Ride

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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Josh McElroy: Eleventeenth Week

  Josh McElroy is a BHPS board member and works as an instructor at Central Kentucky Riding for Hope, site of this year’s Summit in October. Josh is also an Army veteran and is a Medical Operations Section Chief for the National Guard. Since the […]

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Cayuse Corona Community, Week Five

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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Cayuse Corona Community, Week Four

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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Why Horses Matter

Editor’s Note: 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. Silva has competed successfully through fourth level dressage on quarter horses, […]

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Cayuse Corona Community, Week Two

A note from the Editor, Maddy Butcher: 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 […]

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Cayuse Corona Community, Week One

A note from the Editor, Maddy Butcher: 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 […]

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Considering Humanship

Maddy Butcher is the author of Horse Head and the founder of Cayuse Communications and the Best Horse Practices Summit. She writes: I can be pretty transparent when it comes to personal opportunities for growth, life lessons, and horsemanship travails. When I was regrettably finding a […]

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Growth Found in New Behavior

Editor’s Note: We hear this week from Nancy Lowery of Calgary, Alberta. Lowery has been blogging about her Leadership Learning through Horsemanship Experiences for more than a decade. A recent interview series by Lowery explored what Calgary leaders have learned through their relationships with horses. Visit […]

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Hal Walter and Blue Rodeo, Part II

Editor’s Note: Hal Walter is a runner, author, running coach, and long-time pack burro competitive racer, having won Fairplay’s World Championship Pack Burro race seven times. Walter wrote Full Tilt Boogie: a journey into autism, fatherhood, and an epic test of man and beast. Check […]

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