On today’s episode, Ute talks with Paloma Latierra, a Horse Riding Guide from Spain, about her life and work. Paloma, who orginally studied to become a forest engineer, decided to change track as a young woman and to dedicate her life to horses. She has worked in her field for many years, leading rides in different countries. She tells us what she loves about her profession and why she has never regretted her decision. Ute has also led groups on horseback before, both of them chat about their experiences and discover they have a lot in common.
Working with Horses
Talking with different equestrian professionals
Who has not dreamed about working with horses as a girl? For many this dream has not come true but for others it has. Working with horses means a lot of hard work and dedication, early mornings and being outside most of the time. But it also means to be part of the equestrian tribe and doing what you love.
Our Guests today:
Paloma Latierra (Spain)
Horse Riding Guide and Equestrian Adventuress living and working with horses in Catalonia/Spain.
Don’t forget to check out the resources section in this article!
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- Talking about Spanish horses
- How can you work as a guide and where to find jobs
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Thank you for tuning in and happy trails!
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