Episode 9: Patrick King

In just a few months, we’ve produced nine episodes of our new podcast, Best Horse Practices with Jec Ballou. Over 4,000 listeners have downloaded our show and three sponsors have come aboard. We thank our wonderful listeners and are humbled by our enthusiastic sponsors: Horse […]

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The Making of Good Teachers and Students

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 twenty years and is a regular guest columnist for […]

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Are You in Horsemanship Debt?

In this article on the complicated nature of California’s wildfire problem, reporter Quinn Norton talks about technical debt. She writes, “technical debt is the shortcuts and trade-offs engineers use to get something done either cheaper or in less time, which inevitably creates the need to […]

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Summit Sponsor is all about Multi-Faceted Wellness

Underneath a calm and present exterior is an hyperactive Dr. Petra Sullwold. Aside from maintaining her busy schedule of horse and human adjustments, Sullwold, an enthusiastic Best Horse Practices Summit sponsor, is hosting clinician Mark Rashid, and developing educational DVD’s like Stretch That Dog which […]

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Have You Ordered Flies Yet?

Some years ago, I was heartbroken to discover a baby bird, stuck and dying, in the sticky fly strip I’d tacked to the barn ceiling. I vowed never to use them again. For another year, I suffered through fly-filled seasons. Then I discovered Spalding Fly […]

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