Have you ever felt uneasy when coming away from a horse expo?

Can you hear your horse asking you, ‘what was in it for me?’

Why not give folks a conference of substance, with meat on its bones, with offerings that have direct, positive impact on our bhorse-human partnerships?

The Best Horse Practices Summit brings together the best of equine research and sound horsemanship. Our mission is to improve the horse-human connection by providing eye-opening and inspiring academic and arena presentations in a beautiful mountain setting.

Join us October 8-10, 2017, in Durango, Colorado.



Your registration includes:

  • Evening welcome gathering with food and beverages at the historic Strater Hotel
  • Morning academic sessions & afternoon arena presentations with 12 acclaimed speakers
  • Fine dining for most meals at the Strater
  • Welcome goodie bag
  • Farewell reception
  • Lodging not included

For a limited time, you can choose other registration options.

*Register instead for just one day. Click here

*Register for Summit without meals. Click here

*Register for Summit one day without meals. Click here

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We have an amazing line-up and schedule of events. Check them out here.


Durango is a lively, mountain town with myriad options for lodging. Check out lodging and transportation options.



Read more about our mission, volunteering, charter sponsors, and much more.

View the Summit schedule.