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Horse Podcast Ep 149: EQA Book Club: Victorian Romance and Horses

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 SJ Garland about her upcoming book First Past the Post, a historical romance featuring Eva, a daringContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 149: EQA Book Club: Victorian Romance and Horses”

Horse Podcast Ep 148: Olympics – Equestrians Competing at the Top Level

The Olympics, the ultimate goal for any Equestrian competing at the highest level.  Now most of us are not competing at this level but watching from afar. The Olympics showcases the best of the best. In today’s podcast, we are taking a look at the equestrian disciplines from the early days back to 1900 asContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 148: Olympics – Equestrians Competing at the Top Level”

Horse Podcast Ep 147: Working Equitation

On today’s episode Ute talks with Denise Lukins, Equestrian Adventuress and horse rider from Washington State. Denise has discovered the discipline of Working Equitation a coupe of years ago and has been hooked. She competes on several different horses and enjoys travelling to different clinics and competitions. Today she shares with us some information aboutContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 147: Working Equitation”

Horse Podcast Ep 146: Where to Next? Horse Destination Scotland!

Today we are visiting Scotland, Land of Glens, Lochs and Castles! Scotland is horse country with four native horse and pony breeds and plenty of great trail riding countryside. Besides horse riding Scotland offers a lot of other activities, sightseeing and fun for the whole family. Visiting vibrant Edinburgh, driving through the rugged and beautifulContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 146: Where to Next? Horse Destination Scotland!”

Horse Podcast Ep 145: Equine Asthma – Ask Your Vet!

Equine Asthma, Equine Asthma syndrome, or Heaves another vet topic that can affect us all. In today’s episode, Heather is chatting with Julia Montgomery a large animal Vet from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatchewan Canada on Equine Asthma. They discuss the different levels and severities, how to prevent and some tips toContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 145: Equine Asthma – Ask Your Vet!”

Horse Podcast Ep 144: Saving the Ponies of the Gili Islands

Today our podcast travels to Indonesia, to the tiny group of the Gili Islands. Indonesia has a few native pony breeds which is unusual for a tropical island nation. Horses have always played an important economic as well as religious role in Indonesia and especially so on the Gili Islands, where all motorised vehicles areContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 144: Saving the Ponies of the Gili Islands”

Horse Podcast Ep 143: Bosnian Mountain Horse – Pony of the Balkans

Another episode of our Horse Breeds around the World Series. Today we turn our attention towards South-Eastern Europe which is home to a little known horse breed, the Bosnian Mountain Horse. These small horses are sure-footed, tough and can carry heavy loads up and down their rugged home of the Dinaric Alps. Today there isContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 143: Bosnian Mountain Horse – Pony of the Balkans”

Horse Podcast Ep 142: Horse Riding Holidays – How to Pick?

All it takes is one friend to suggest a horse riding holiday and you are hooked. But how do you pick the destination? How long to go for? Which friends to invite? Those are the questions and hopefully answers we provide in today’s episode. Heather chats with Kari a fellow adventuress about these topics. TheseContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 142: Horse Riding Holidays – How to Pick?”

Horse Podcast Ep 141: Travel Insurance – What To Do If You Get Hurt

Travel insurance, your best friend when traveling internationally. Today’s episode is all about what to do if you get hurt while traveling. Krystal, Ute, and Heather discuss the importance of travel insurance in a unique episode that they recorded partially live. They share experiences of themselves getting hurt, as well as the clients that wereContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 141: Travel Insurance – What To Do If You Get Hurt”

Horse Podcast Ep 140: Horse Equipment – Fly and Rain Sheets

Can you ever really have too much horse equipment or tack? In today’s episode, Heather discusses some pros and cons of both fly and rain sheets.  The first question you need to ask when looking at horse equipment is, does my horse really need this? Well of course they do they’re our pets, lol.  HorseContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 140: Horse Equipment – Fly and Rain Sheets”