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Horse Podcast Ep 135: Trail Riding With Your Dog

On today’s episode Ute talks with Sherry Bedard, horse and dog trainer from Canada about how you can successfully take your dog on trail rides. Many horse riders also have dogs and not all of them are well behaved around horses. Often horses and dogs do not go well together and either the dog endsContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 135: Trail Riding With Your Dog”

Horse Podcast Ep 134: Laminitis – An Equestrian Worst Nightmare

Laminitis your worst nightmare, the F word no equestrian ever wants to hear Founder! Today’s episode takes us into the world of Laminitis, Heather speaks with a large animal internal medicine specialist, Julia Montgomery from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine.  Julia has an extensive background in Equine research and education as an associate professorContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 134: Laminitis – An Equestrian Worst Nightmare”

Horse Podcast Ep 133: Mounted Shooting – Not just for Cowboys!

Mounting shooting the fastest growing and most exciting equestrian sport in the world! Today’s episode takes us inside the world of Cowboy and Cowgirl mounted shooting. Heather speaks with Dora, a local Saskatchewan equestrian adventuress and active member of the Saskatchewan Mounted shooting Club. We will learn all the rules, patterns, the guns they use,Continue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 133: Mounted Shooting – Not just for Cowboys!”

Horse Podcast Ep 132: Leg Protection on the Trail

In today’s episode, Heather and Ute are talking about how to best protect your horse’s legs while being out on trail. We discuss different types of protective gear for trailering your horse and for riding out on trail. What you should know about different kinds of leg protection such as brushing boots, polo wraps, bellContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 132: Leg Protection on the Trail”

Horse Podcast Ep 131: Mother’s Day – Celebrating our Matriarch!

Mother’s day, the day we celebrate those amazing women with who we have had many adventures. In today’s episode, we get a chance to meet the Matriarch of our podcast team. Heather chats with her mom as well and Krystal’s mom and Ute share a special interview with her mom. They share a few horseyContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 131: Mother’s Day – Celebrating our Matriarch!”

Horse Podcast Ep 130: Trails Skills: Ponying Horses

Today I am talking about a valuable skill for trail riders: Ponying Horses. This basically means, leading a horse while riding another. It is a skillset which comes in handy while training young horses, leading a packhorse, riding with a young child or a beginner or bringing home the horse of an injured rider. InContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 130: Trails Skills: Ponying Horses”

Horse Podcast Ep 129: Missouri Fox Trotter – The Horse of the Ozark Mountains

Another episode of our Horse Breeds around the World Series. Today we talk about a lesser-known American breed of horses which is iconic for the state of Missouri and which was breed to ride and settle the Ozark Mountains. The settlers wanted to have a comfortable, sure footed riding horse which could be also usedContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 129: Missouri Fox Trotter – The Horse of the Ozark Mountains”

Horse Podcast Ep 128: California – Hollywood Hills, Beaches, and National Parks

California, home to movie stars, beautiful beaches, miles of trail riding in the mountains, and did I mention: 700,000 horses. Have you ever wanted to ride a horse under the Hollywood sign, or look at the ocean while riding in the Redwood Forest? Then California is a destination you must visit! Today’s episode takes usContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 128: California – Hollywood Hills, Beaches, and National Parks”

Horse Podcast Ep 127: Living & Riding in Mongolia

On today’s episode Ute talks with Julie Veloo, Equestrian Adventuress from Canada who made Mongolia her home more than ten years ago. Together with her husband, Julie runs the Veloo Foundation, operating two kindergartens for underprivileged children in Ulan Bator. Julie learned to ride at the age of fifty only after she came to MongoliaContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 127: Living & Riding in Mongolia”

Horse Podcast Ep 126: Kentucky Derby – When are We Going?

When you hear Kentucky Derby, three things come to mind, Racehorses, mint juleps, and big hats.  The “Run for the Roses”  aka the Kentucky Derby,  is known as the greatest two minutes in sports. The first Saturday of May is when this 144-year tradition takes place, at Churchill Downs in Louisville Kentucky, In 2021 itContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 126: Kentucky Derby – When are We Going?”