Fully Vested

Vests are simple and simply essential elements of a rider’s wardrobe. They don’t take up much room, but can nonetheless make the difference between being happy and ready when the weather turns OR being underdressed/cold or overdressed/pouty. Check out our entire Spring Review Lineup here. […]

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Muddy Creek Long Coat Review

Amy Skinner, a Best Horse Practices Summit presenter and owner of Amy Skinner Horsemanship, reviewed the Muddy Creek Long Coat. Check out our Spring Review Lineup here. Skinner writes: Here in North Carolina, it seems to rain more often than not. I moved down here […]

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New Books Coming Soon!

Along with the recent publication of Horse Head: Brain Science & Other Insights, two additional books will soon be published under the emerging Cayuse Communications label. Talented riders and instructors, Katrin Silva and Amy Skinner, will debut their books in the coming months. It’s an […]

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Horse Trailer Safety & To Do’s

Spring means getting the cobwebs out of training AND trailering. Elm City Trailer’s Bobby Fantarella has these suggestions for making sure the riding season is full of good, SAFE times. Some of these tips are D-I-Y. Others need a mechanic. Fantarella writes: Most manufacturers recommend […]

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More Than a Tee

Check out our Spring Review lineup with items from LL Bean, Patagonia, Toad & Co. and Muddy Creek. We like to review Patagonia products for multiple reasons. Some are about how we choose to spend money and others are much more brass tacks: The company […]

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Spring & Summer Reviews

Just in time for spring riding season, we’re putting together an interesting and varied collection of reviews from and for horse and outdoors-y gals. In the coming weeks, Katrin Silva, Julie Kenney, Amy Skinner and Maddy Butcher will review quality gear from Toad & Co., […]

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A Triple Warm Sweatshirt

For horse owners, range of motion needs don’t stop when it gets cold. We are still tossing hay, hauling water, and mucking manure – all movements that demand strength, stretch, and up/down/sideways action. We also need any outer garment to be made of tough, rip-resistant […]

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Problem Solved: Case Equestrian Knife

This week we hear from incoming Best Horse Practices Summit board member and trade show manager, Julie Kenney. Julie lives and rides in Harpswell, Maine, where she maintains Blackberry Farm. She reviews the Equestrian Knife from Case, a storied knife-making company founded by four brothers […]

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Elko Favorites

When you come to your senses and put a winter Elko pilgrimage on your Must Do list, here are some favorite bits to pique your interest. Read more about the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering here.  Favorite Alternative Event to the NCPG: If the NCPG is […]

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Why Elko and the NCPG?

Northern Nevada may be beautiful, but is not lush. In the winter, it is windy and cold. One might even call it “unwelcoming.” So the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, hosted by the Western Folklife Center and held annually for the last 35 years, stands in […]

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