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Horse Podcast Ep 123: Horse Trailer Safety

Horse Trailers, our horse adventure chariot. In today’s episode, Heather speaks with Mandy Abraham Equi Health Canada about trailer safety. We learn what to look for in weight distribution, tying in the trailer, should you feed in the trailer, and most importantly backing up the rig. Horse trailers come in all shapes and sizes, making sureContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 123: Horse Trailer Safety”

Horse Podcast Ep 122: Saddlebags – What to Pack for a Day Ride

Saddlebags, what to pack? If you have been wondering what you need for a day’s ride, you are at the right place.  Today’s episode is all about Saddlebags and what to pack in them. Saddlebags come in many styles, for both English and Western-style saddles.  The first style is a smaller one that attaches overContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 122: Saddlebags – What to Pack for a Day Ride”

Horse Podcast Ep 121: Breeding a Foal From Your Mare – Part Two

Spring time is foal time and many of us have had the idea of breeding a foal from our mare at least once in a while, when we watch the little foals and fillies frolicking about. On today’s episode Ute talks with Daniela Vadehra, endurance rider, horse breeder and nutritionist about exactly this topic, howContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 121: Breeding a Foal From Your Mare – Part Two”

Horse Podcast Ep 120: Breeding a Foal From Your Mare – Part One

Spring time is foal time and many of us have had the idea of breeding a foal from our mare at least once in a while, when we watch the little foals and fillies frolicking about. On today’s episode Ute talks with Daniela Vadehra, endurance rider, horse breeder and nutritionist about exactly this topic, howContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 120: Breeding a Foal From Your Mare – Part One”

Horse Podcast Ep 119: Unicorns – Celebrate National Unicorn Day!

Unicorns are the spirit animal of most equestrians! Today we celebrate National Unicorns day. This episode explains the magic, mystery and symbolism that make them so special. Unicorns are legendary creatures that have been described as a horse-like animal with a single large, spiraling horn projecting from its forehead. Unicorns have grabbed the imagination ofContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 119: Unicorns – Celebrate National Unicorn Day!”

Horse Podcast Ep 118: How Far Can a Horse Travel in One Day

In today’s episode, Heather and Ute are talking about how far you can travel on horseback in a day. Naturally, there are some huge differences between an endurance rider with his Arabian horse and the average weekend rider with his Irish Cob, therefore it is extremely difficult to generalize. But we are giving you someContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 118: How Far Can a Horse Travel in One Day”

Horse Podcast Ep 117: Lipizzaner – Royal Horses of Austria

Another episode of our Horse Breeds around the World Series. Today we visit Austria and its famous Lipizzaner Horses, the oldest cultural horse breed of Europe. I talk with Andrea and Max Dobretsberger, a couple from Austria who have been involved with the Lipizzaners for many years. In the last episode we talked about theContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 117: Lipizzaner – Royal Horses of Austria”

Horse Podcast Ep 116: The Spanish Riding School – Your Next Bucket List Destination

The Spanish Riding School in Vienna Austria: If it’s not on your bucket list you must add it now! Today’s episode takes us to the Spanish Riding School, home to world-class training of the white Lipizzaner stallions. We learn all about the Riders, the Horses, the Training, the Performances, and its history too.  The SpanishContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 116: The Spanish Riding School – Your Next Bucket List Destination”

Horse Podcast Ep 115: Ask Your Vet – Equine Herpes Virus Outbreak

Another episode with Brazilian Horse Vet Adriana. Today we talk about the recent Equine Herpers Virus outbreak in Europe. While EHV outbreaks happen every year in different places, this one has been termed the most aggressive outbreaks in decades. Adriana explains all we need to know about the virus, how to treat it and howContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 115: Ask Your Vet – Equine Herpes Virus Outbreak”

Horse Podcast Ep 114: How to Be A Trick Rider!

How to be a trick rider is the theme of today’s episode. Heather speaks with Sally Bishop a fellow adventuress who has earned her stripes through trick riding and now on to stunt work in the movies. Sally learned her skills while growing up in the wild west business that her family-owned. Learning how toContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 114: How to Be A Trick Rider!”