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Horse Podcast Ep 68: Saving the Wild Horses of New Zealand

On today’s episode Ute talks with Kelly Wilson, one of the Wilson Sisters, who have been at the frontline to save and popularise the feral Kaimanawa horses of New Zealand’s North Island. Kelly and her sisters grew up around horses and have been all successful show jumpers even before they discovered the Kaimanawa horses. Once they found out about them, they have been hooked, adopting and training several of them each year and also participated in events with the Mustangs of the USA and the Brumbies of Australia. Kelly is also a successful photographer and writer, having published several books about her journey with horses all around the world.

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How To Go Horseback Riding In New Mexico

New Mexico – why it needs to be on your equestrian bucket list! Located in the USA it’s the land of chillies, festivals and culture. We’re going to discuss horseback riding in New Mexico: what to see, top travel tips and of course where you can book your next riding expedition.

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Horse Podcast Ep 67: Where To Next? How About The Grand Canyon!

Todays episode features another great segment in our Where to Next?  part of our Destination series that we are showcasing. We are travelling to the Grand Canyon, where Mules are the famous and most requested mode of transportation.  Hear all about when  is the best time to go, the different ride options  and especially where you can ride those mules. Please continue to submit your topic ideas for future shows.

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Horse Podcast Ep 66: Camels, Snake Charmers & Dancing Horses – The Pushkar Fair of India

On today’s episode, Ute talks about the Pushkar Mela, a religious festival, a large horse, camel & cattle market and a traditional Indian get-together and fair. All the images your mind conjures up when you hear the word India, come to life once a year in November, when this large & colourful festival takes place. It is the best place to meet Marwari horses and to dive deep into Indian culture and history. Ute will tell you a lot about this ancient festival and together with some guests share her experiences and memories as this year the Pushkar Mela will not take place due to the Corona Pandemic.

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Horse Podcast Ep 65: I Like To Move It, Move It Movement Therapy!

On today’s episode Heather visits with Samantha Hulme a restorative exercise specialist. They talk about a movement lifestyle you can use throughout your life, helping you in and out of the saddle. Restorative exercise works on the roots of your issues, exposing you compensations and blind spots and hot to resolve them. Don’t forget to continue to submit your topic ideas and  questions for future episodes.

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Leopards, Camels and the Marwari Horse: Riding in India with Horse India

We managed to track down a true equestrian adventuress. Caroline Moorey, from the UK, speaks to us about what it’s like to ride horses in India. Learn about the incredible charity that helps bring snaffle bits to the horses in need. And find out how you can travel on a horse riding holiday in India. Caroline shares with us why the Marwari breed is so special (and why you have to travel to India to ride one)! Find out about some of the most unusual things she’s encountered from horseback. Because let’s face it, where else can you see camels, fortresses, palaces, cows, colorful sari’s and yes, even leopards. This is India!

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Horse Podcast Ep 64: Book Club Day With A Side Of Pumpkin Pie!

On todays episode Ute and Heather are trotting through another book for our Book Club series. They are reviewing some of the funny yet inspiring stories from the 2nd book in the Equestrian Series Going the Distance. And since it’s Thanksgiving they share some tidbits about this famous American holiday. Please continue to submit your topic suggestions and questions for future episodes.

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How To Go Horse Riding In Peru

I’m going to be taking you to the land of Peru, which is famous for the Incas and Machu Picchu. We’re going to be discussing how you can go horse riding in Peru, what to see, top travel tips and of course where you can book your next equestrian adventure.

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Horse Podcast Ep 63: Getting your Horse through the Cold Season

On today’s episode Ute talks with Daniela Vadehra, endurance rider, horse breeder and nutritionist about how you can get your horses through winter without them losing condition or having health issues. Does your horse’s coat loses a bit of shine in winter or are you struggling with the question: To rug or not to rug? We will address all these issues and let you know why it it important to brush your horse outside in the sunshine from time to time.

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Horse Podcast Ep 62: Real & Virtual Adventures – Tevis Cup, Covid Derby & Ultra Marathons

On today’s episode, Ute talks to Devan Horn, Equestrian Adventuress, Endurance Rider and Ultra Marathon Runner. Devan tells us all about her various horse riding adventures around the world and about how she prepares herself and her horses and how she finances her riding. In summer 2020 she organized the Covid Derby, a virtual 1000-Miles endurance race for riders, runners and other outdoor sports. In today’s episodes she tells us how she got & implemented the idea and how surprised she was, when a bunch of riders from the Philippines signed up for the challenge.

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