Horse Podcast Ep 261: Wild Horses

Wild horses have roamed the planet for many years. It is believed that all horses alive today originated from a group of horses domesticated by humans around 5500 years ago. Wild horses have always been a symbol of freedom and adventure with a sense of romance In today’s podcast we learn the hierarchy of the herd, from how long that stallion stays to what happens to the colts and fillies. If you have never seen a wild horse in person there are lots of places in the USA and Canada where you can. 

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Heather (Canada)

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  • Wild vs Feral horses
  • Symbols of Freedom
  • Wild Spanish Mustangs
  • The last truly wild horse breed to go extinct.

Thank you for tuning in and happy trails!

Special Announcement

Today’s episode is sponsored by

Chisholm Trail rides

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We offer unique, personalized riding experiences. Our horses will ride side by side and in a group setting. With up to 30 minutes of instructional warm up, we can ride beginners and experienced riders on the same trail.
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Horse Riding Tracker App

Horse Riding Tracker is an app to track all your rides for iPhone and Apple Watch. 

Main features:

  • After each ride you can see data such as distance covered, duration, max and average speeds and more. 
  • You can also see gaits distribution – how long and what distance you’ve made in each gait.
  • There are detailed maps and you can overlay data from your ride directly on a map. 
  • You can add all your horses in this app and assign to each ride horse and equipment you’ve used.
  • Shareable cards with maps, photos you’ve taken during a ride and statistics.
  • Animated summaries of your rides that you can share with your friends

Other features:

  • graphs with data such as speed, pace, distance, altitude over time
  • compare different rides
  • calendar of your rides
  • distance and time spend on a horse each month

Stone Horse Expeditions in Mongolia

Please take a moment to check out Stone Horse Expeditions in Mongolia. They are a full service Expedition and Travel company in Mongolia where they offer horse treks through the vast wilderness. They ensure that Ecotourism guidelines are followed and a keen interest in the Protection of Nature and the Environment in Mongolia. At Stone Horse expeditions you will get to experience the Mongolian horse and they will be your trusted colleague while you trek through the beautiful countryside.

Equestrian Adventuresses Books

Do you love to read or listen to horsey books and stories, then have a look at our EQA Book Series, now available as paperbacks, e-books, and audio books.

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Do you feel that we are missing out on an important topic? Or maybe you have an interesting story to tell? Contact Heather or Ute!


Thanks for listening to our horse podcast: Wild Horses

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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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