Best Horse Practices Summit Schedule is Here!

The Best Horse Practices Summit Schedule: (Please be patient as this schedule is subject to minor changes. Details and links coming soon.) Register here Sunday, October 8, 4-9 pm: Welcome Reception and Sign In Join us at the historic Strater Hotel to sign in and […]

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Summit ‘family’ map growing

Here’s a look at where folks will be coming from when they travel to the Best Horse Practices Summit, in Durango, in October. They hail from 22 states and three Canadian provinces – what an impressive geographical array of traveling horse riders and owners! Register […]

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Summit Riders Wanted

Best Horse Practices Summit presenters Warwick Schiller and Jim Thomas are looking for a few good riders with issues. Would you like to ride at the Summit? If you fit our criteria, you could ride with Schiller or Thomas at the LaPlata Fairgrounds in Durango, […]

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Whoa Podcast to Cover the Summit

We’re thrilled to announce that The Whoa Podcast, an informative online platform run by John Harrer and his wife, Ranae, will be traveling to Durango to cover the entire Best Horse Practices Summit in October. Harrer interviewed Maddy Butcher and Dr. Steve Peters about it […]

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Historic Host Hotel Opens Rooms to Summit

This just in! The historic Strater Hotel, host to the Best Horse Practices Summit, has made available a limited number of rooms for attendees of the Best Horse Practices Summit. We’re thrilled to offer this option for attendees during what is a very busy fall […]

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Bring Your Spouse to the Summit!

Are you passionate about riding and horses, but your partner isn’t? Steering committee members have fielded requests for “May I bring a non-horse-y spouse?” and have answered the call. Beginning this week and for a limited time, those registering for the Best Horse Practices Summit […]

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Board limits BHP Summit attendance to 200

As the Best Horse Practices Summit approaches, the conference’s board of directors has voted to limit attendance to 200 registrants. This recent move will ensure that participants enjoy an intimate, resonant experience from the academic and arena presenters. The Summit takes place at the historic […]

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Patagonia to outfit BHP Summit presenters

Patagonia, the clothing company characteristically associated with surfers and rock climbers, has chosen the Summit as a vehicle for introducing its fall WorkWear line. It’ll be outfitting BHPS presenters with its new Iron Forge Hemp Canvas Barn Coats and colorful Western Snap shirts. Stay tuned […]

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Whoa Podcast Features Summit

We had a great time talking with John Harrer, the host of Whoa Podcast, a popular podcast about horses and horsemanship. Maddy Butcher was joined by Dr. Steve Peters in talking about the upcoming Best Horse Practices Summit, the development of Evidence-Based Horsemanship, and the […]

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