New Summit Offering: Stepping Up

The Best Horse Practices Summit is charged with giving attendees tools to improve their horsemanship. This year, our presenters will undoubtedly send you home with new ideas and skills to advance your horse work. But what about your state of mind? How’s your confidence when […]

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BHP 2018 Summit Presenters Introduced

The Best Horse Practices Summit will feature an outstanding roster of presenters in October, in Durango. Collectively, they will offer an intense, multi-dimensional set of tools to improve your understanding of your horse and horsemanship. Please note: More offerings and electives will be announced in the […]

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Don’t Waste Small Moments

Editor’s Note: Amy Skinner is a regular guest columnist and has been a horse gal since age six. She works with owner/operator Jim Thomas as a trainer at Bar T Horsemanship where she rides and teaches English and Western. Skinner has studied at the Royal Andalusian […]

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Dr. Gerd Heuschmann added to Summit roster

Dust never settles on a good idea. Since the Best Horse Practices Summit wrapped up last fall, we’ve been hard at work, crafting the next innovative, annual, equine conference. Save the Date – October 7-9, 2018 in Durango, Colorado. This just in! Dr. Gerd Heuschmann, […]

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Help Pick Our Next Summit Lanyard

First, the Best Horse Practices Summit lanyards became a challenge. Then, the Summit lanyards became a talking point. Now, lanyards are becoming a collector’s item. The folks at Knotty Girlz have stepped up as a new Patron Sponsor of our 2018 event. As part of […]

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Save the Date! Early Details for the Summit

On October 7-9, 2018, the Summit returns to Durango’s Strater Hotel for another exciting series of academic and arena presentations. Dr. Temple Grandin, known worldwide for her expertise in livestock handling as well as autism issues, will deliver the Summit keynote address. Dr. Rebecca Gimenez, […]

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Horses Want Fewer Gifts, Better Care

Check out our Annual Gift Guide for Horse Owners Editor’s Note: Dr. Sheryl King is professor emeritus of Southern Illinois University, a Fellow of the Equine Science Society, a Best Horse Practices Summit board member, and lifelong horsewoman. In this guest column, she writes about […]

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Summit Welcome Video is Here!

The team at Soulfolle Creative has released the Welcome video for the Best Horse Practices Summit, with opening remarks by Director Maddy Butcher. Click on image below.  

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Horses Nurture Body and Soul

Editor’s Note: Dr. Sheryl King is professor emeritus of Southern Illinois University, a Fellow of the Equine Science Society, a Best Horse Practices Summit board member, and lifelong horsewoman. In this guest column, she writes about the range of benefits from working and owning horses. […]

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