Midsummer Reviews

After our trip to the Outdoor Retailer last month, we are eager to share some thoughts on products that turned out heads. Check them out: Handful – this up-and-coming sports bra company has bras for big and little chested women. The styles and colors are […]

Read more

Riding Time Reviews

As the days lengthen and the weather warms, we are more and more drawn to the trails and arenas. With our horses, we’re getting fitter and ready for fun times ahead! Good gear and products often help us enjoy riding season. We’re sharing this wide […]

Read more

Joy and Revelation in this Riding Experience

Editor’s Note: Trish Lemke is the founder of Joy Rides. She leads horse riding excursions around the world and is a certified Martha Beck life coach. Lemke lives in Durango, Colorado, with her family and horses. Check out her 2022-23 trips here. There’s just one […]

Read more

Hello Spring! Hello Hokas!

Kelley Robertson is a dedicated runner and outdoorswoman. Originally from South Carolina, the high school teacher now lives in Grand Junction, Colorado. With her husband, Dillon, she spent over two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in a remote village in Panama. In training for […]

Read more

Books for your consideration

By Maddy Butcher Most of us have a stack of books in the living room or on the nightstand. Or both. They collectively stare at us, waiting to be read. Such is the world of a bibliophile! Of course, there are compelling selections in the […]

Read more

Thumbs Up for Yoga for Riders

I like a book that feels good in my hands. If a book is manageable, well-sized, and easy to hold, chances are good that I’ll return to it time after time (assuming I like its contents, of course). Whether read from beginning to end or […]

Read more

Save Your Ass Update

Editor’s Note: Ann Firestone is the feisty, generous, positive President of Save Your Ass Long Ear Rescue in Acworth, New Hampshire. We’re happy to support SYA and think you should, too! Check out their merch here. We’re also happy to share this latest bit from […]

Read more

A Joy Ride in Ireland and Beyond

Editor’s Note: Trish Lemke is the founder of Joy Rides. She leads horse riding excursions around the world and is a certified Martha Beck life coach. Lemke lives in Durango, Colorado, with her family and horses. Check out her 2022 trips below. ALSO, and speaking […]

Read more

Summer & Fall Gear Reviews

Editor’s Note: We rely on quality gear for our many hours outside, with animals, doing physical work and play, in the weather, under all sorts of conditions. We need clothing and equipment that will hold up as much as we do. Here’s a selection that […]

Read more

Daniel Dauphin offers More than a Bit

Recently, I stumbled across the wit and humor of Daniel Dauphin. The Louisiana horseman comes across as an ‘aw shucks’ kind of guy, but it takes only a few minutes to learn that he’s a bright fella with a penchant for eschewing BS and enjoying […]

Read more