Compression Depression

Editor’s Note: We hear from Dr. Sheryl King, the 2021 Keynote Speaker at the Best Horse Practices Summit. King is professor emeritus of Southern Illinois University and one of the most popular presenters at the inaugural Summit. Dr. King was elected a Fellow of the […]

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Horse Sense part of Brown Univ symposium

Best Horse Practices Summit Director and Cayuse Communications founder Maddy Butcher will join colleagues Connie Crawford and Kari Weil for an hour session of Horse Sense, part of the Brown University symposium and part of Re-Examining Conservation: Questions at the Intersection of Arts and Sciences. […]

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Episode 23: Coaches’ Corner with Amy Skinner

Listen to Episode 23 First, a quick THANK YOU to our enthusiastic and growing group of listeners. This week we passed 50,000 unique downloads and are pretty humbled by the kind words and notes of encouragement we’ve been receiving. Y’all rock! In this episode, Jec […]

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A Horse of My Own?

Editor’s Note: Best Horse Practices Summit presenter Katrin Silva grew up riding dressage in Germany before moving to the United States at age 19 to learn to ride Western. She’s been riding both disciplines for the last 20 years and is a regular guest columnist […]

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Episode 14: On the Fence

Listen to Episode 14 This episode is an On the Fence segment, a time for Jec and me to talk about what’s up lately. And lately it has been all about the Best Horse Practices Summit. This is the conference I direct and where Jec […]

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Episode 12: West Taylor

Listen to Episode 12: West Taylor For this episode, Maddy talks with West Taylor. West runs Wild West Mustang Ranch in central Utah and has been a Best Horse Practices Summit presenter twice. He has scores of videos on his site as well as on […]

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Episode 6: Cross Training

Listen to Episode 6 Season 2, Episode Six is a Coaches’ Corner with Amy Skinner in North Carolina. Here, Jec and Amy visit about cross training. It ties into our last episode in which we discussed what horses and riders need to know. It comes […]

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Dr. Rebecca Husted – Equine Emergencies

Listen to Episode 4 Head to Main Podcast Page In this episode, Jec talks with Dr. Rebecca Husted, president of Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue, and a past Best Horse Practices Summit presenter. I’m a big fan. As you’ll discover, Rebecca is a straight talker […]

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Episode 30: Horse Shows

Listen to Episode 30 I’m feeling pretty pleased that here we are at Episode 30. Thirty! It was about a year ago when Jec and I first started bouncing around the idea of a podcast. We were decidedly not interested in just throwing one out […]

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Episode 28: Jane Myers & Equiculture

Listen to Episode 28 Today, Jec interviews Jane Myers. Jane runs the educational website Equiculture with her husband, Stuart. The couple, based in England but also having spent many years in Australia, offer advice on everything from riding to getting along with your horse to […]

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