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Horse Podcast Ep 225: Horse Nutrition – Feeding Hay

In today’s episode Ute talks with Daniela Vadehra, endurance rider, horse breeder and nutritionist about hay. One of the most basic and universal horse feeds, it is fed to horses almost all over the world and most horse owners don’t think much about it. This is wrong as hay is the basis of horse nutritionContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 225: Horse Nutrition – Feeding Hay”

Horse Podcast Ep 224: Wild Horses – Where To See In America

Wild Horses, the American Mustang are a must-see for any horse-loving adventuresses. Travel with us today all around the USA while we search out the best places to see Wild Horses. From the Wild Horses that roam the badlands of North Dakota to the Chincoteague ponies of Assateague Island, we cover them all. We alsoContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 224: Wild Horses – Where To See In America”

Horse Podcast Ep 223: Horsey Fun Facts – Pt 2

It’s Fun Fact Friday, with lots of did you know… Horesy fun facts. Fun things like which sex has more teeth, who has more muscles in their ears humans or horses? Did you know that wild and feral horses are different? In today’s episode, we cover off the most expensive horse sold and the mostContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 223: Horsey Fun Facts – Pt 2”

Horse Podcast Ep 222: Riding & Filming in Sicily

And we are continuing with our mini series about Sicily, a prime horse riding and tourist destination. Today I am talking with Christina Heß from the blog Herzenspferd who recently rode and filmed a travel documentary in Sicily. 18 days she rode through different regions of the island and documented her rides, the landscape, theContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 222: Riding & Filming in Sicily”

Horse Podcast Ep 221: Horse Destination Sicily

Sicily is Italy’s southernmost province and it is a well known destination for horse riders and active travellers due to its incredibly diverse countryside, its cultural wealth and its natural beauty. After talking about Northern Italy in episode 217, we are leaving the mainland today and heading to this beautiful island in the Mediterranean Sea.Continue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 221: Horse Destination Sicily”

Horse Podcast Ep 220: Fun Facts on Horses – Part 1

How many fun facts on horses do you know? What was the fastest sprint? How many horse breeds are there, what is the average lifespan. These are just a few fun facts that we learn about during this podcast.  Horses have been our transportation, worked our fields, help us break records, and comfort us whenContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 220: Fun Facts on Horses – Part 1”

Horse Podcast Ep 219: Barrel Racing – What You Need to Know

Barrel racing is a rodeo or gymkhana sport where you and your horse complete a cloverleaf pattern as fast as you can.  Both Men and women compete in this sport, however, most rodeos only allow the ladies.   Barrel racing is a race as the fastest time wins but there are lots of skills required toContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 219: Barrel Racing – What You Need to Know”

Horse Podcast Ep 218: To Rug or Not to Rug?

Every cold season the same question pops up: To rug or not to rug? In many stables riders rug their horses because everyone does it, without ever questioning if their horse really requires a blanket or not. We still believe that when we feel cold, so does our horse. Today I want to talk aboutContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 218: To Rug or Not to Rug?”

Horse Podcast Ep 217: Italy – Your Next Riding Destination

Italy, home to pasta, pizza, wine, and some pretty amazing horseback riding opportunities. In today’s podcast, we are looking at riding in the northern part of Italy.  Many riding opportunities are available in the heart of Chianti in the Tuscany region. For those looking for a multi-day ride or just a lesson, there is somethingContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 217: Italy – Your Next Riding Destination”

Horse Podcast Ep 216: Hoof Protection for Trail Horses

In today’s episode Ute talks with Nina Sepp, bare-hoof trimmer and hoof technician from Germany. Nina tells us how to keep the hooves of our horses healthy and sound and what kind of alternatives are there to iron horse shoes which are better and more efficient for trail horses. Because at the end of theContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 216: Hoof Protection for Trail Horses”