Horse Podcast Ep 248: Traveling Mongolia by Horse Cart

Equestrian Adventuresses Travel and Horse Podcast Ep 248 - Traveling Mongolia by Horse Cart

If you love books, this is the perfect place for you. Once a month, Heather, Ute, and sometimes Krystal, will talk about their favorite horsey book. In today’s episode of the EQA Book Club, Ute is talking with Ruth Cox about her book Exodus, a classic traveler story about her incredible journey through Mongolia with a bunch of hippies, two horses and a cart.

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Exodus by Ruth Cox

Almost twenty years ago, a group of strange people met on a beach in Thailand and decided to undertake a journey of a lifetime, crossing Mongolia on horseback. Meeting in Ulan Bator a year later, they soon ran into a couple of difficulties but eventually set out with two horses and a horse cart into the unknown on their very own adventure.

The author writes with a lot of humour about the difficulties of group dynamics, strange and wonderful encounters on the road, meeting wolves and horse thieves and experiencing the country of Gengis Khan in a very unique way.

Our Guests today:

Ruth Cox (Great Britain)

Equestrian Adventuress turned author, Ruth is originally from England but lives in France with her family and animals.

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  • Traveling Mongolia on horseback with a weird band of companions
  • Group dynamics & steppe adventures
  • Travel writing
  • Writing & Publishing a book

Thank you for tuning in and happy trails!

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Published by Krys Kolumbus Travel

Krystal Kelly is a California girl on a Quest to see every country. She is a professional equestrian adventuress and has worked internationally with horses since 2010. Since then she has worked at professional competition and riding stables in Egypt, Italy, Romania, India and Bhutan! "I love travelling and I love horses and I am very blessed to be able to do both of my passions for a living!" She now has her own company, Krys Kolumbus Travel where she strives to empower women to travel and provides resources, tips and online courses to encourage women to travel SOLO to unique destinations. www.kryskolumbustravel.com www.krystal-kelly.com

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