Cuddly Wool Sweater Hits the Mark

We sent the Telluride Sherpa Pullover by Toad&Co to horsewoman Amy Skinner in North Carolina. It’s partially made of recycled wool (processed in Italy, without chemicals), giving it warmth without itchy-ness. Read more holiday reviews here. Amy writes: This cozy sweater is a new daily […]

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This Flannel’s A Keeper

We sent the ReForm Flannel Shirt by Toad&Co, to horsewoman Amy Skinner. It’s made from 100 percent recycled fibers and comes in six pretty patterns. Amy writes: This comfortable shirt has become one of my favorites. It’s airy and soft, not the scratchy stuff our mothers […]

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Holiday Review: Scotch Plaid flannel from LL Bean

The Scotch Plaid Flannel shirt in a relaxed fit is part of our array of annual Holiday Reviews. Check out more items here. Our guest columnist, Julie Kenney, writes: To me a great flannel feels nicer against my skin than silk. It’s sexy and rugged at […]

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Holiday Review: LL Bean Boots Rediscovered

These 8-inch LL Bean boots are part of our assortment of annual Holiday Reviews. Check out more items here. Our guest columnist, Julie Kenney, writes: When I was a kid, getting a new pair of Bean boots for Christmas was anticipated and desired.  This fall, […]

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Holiday Reviews

We have a team of reviewers – Natalie Lord, Katrin Silva, Amy Skinner, Julie Kenney, and Maddy Butcher, putting these products to the test. We think these items from Patagonia, Title Nine, LL Bean, Toad&Co., Jungmaven, and Buff offer a fabulous array of options for […]

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The 36th NCPG: Join Me in Elko!

This month, the Western Folklife Center announced its lineup for the 36th annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, January 27-February 1, 2020. It’s going to be a fun one! Every year, Western Folklife focuses on a theme within the ranching community. Years past have often centered […]

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Cotopaxi Picks

Cotopaxi is another Do Good goods company that we’ve been admiring ever since they established themselves in a humble Salt Lake City office park in 20xx. Since then, the company has made a splash with their bold (yet highly functional) designs and creative use of […]

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Fly Considerations

Horse owners’ opinions and attitudes towards flies are as numbered as the variety of products available to deter, conquer, kill, trap, or otherwise mitigate these summer pests. It’s yet another area in which folks can be downright dogmatic about what works and what doesn’t. There […]

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Chris Lombard’s “The Horses in our Stars”

There are lots of horsemen and women who talk about how life and horsemanship require the same approach. That is, there are great parallels between our strategies and attitudes to living life and working with horses. For example, if you prioritize a mindset of compassion, […]

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Title Nine Has Tanks

Come summer, I welcome the chance to live in tank tops. On sweltering days, they’re cool and allow for freedom of movement. They can be sexy or conservative, function-focused or frilly. Title Nine rules the day with their expansive collection of tanks. I’ve found several […]

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