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Horse Podcast Ep 190: Budenny Horses – The Last Gold of Russia

Another episode of our Horse Breeds around the World Series. Today we talk about a Russian Horse Breed, the Budenny Horse. Bred as a Cavalry mount in the Southern Russian steppes near the Don River, the breed has found friends in many countries who value its versatility and athleticism. I talk with Karina Rapp theContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 190: Budenny Horses – The Last Gold of Russia”

Horse Podcast Ep 189: World Tourism Day – Travelling after 1,5 Years of Corona

27th September is celebrated as World Tourism Day in order to commemorate the role tourism plays in the modern world. Covid-19 severely affected tourism around the world with countries closing their borders to a ban on all non-essential travel. Now after 1,5 years it time to look into matters. Where can we travel now, whichContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 189: World Tourism Day – Travelling after 1,5 Years of Corona”

Horse Podcast Ep 188: Volunteering – Tips to Getting in Free!

Volunteering – Tips on Getting in Free! Have you ever wondered how to volunteer at those large horse events?   Or what about working abroad at a horse facility? Today’s EQA podcast is sharing insider secrets on just that.  Probably the most important thing to remember is no volunteering job is too small if it getsContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 188: Volunteering – Tips to Getting in Free!”

Horse Podcast Ep 187: Murder Mystery on Horseback

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 Valerie Power about her first book October’s Fire, a murder mystery taking place in a small communityContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 187: Murder Mystery on Horseback”

Horse Podcast Ep 186: Adventuresses – on the Move

Do you know what you would do if you had to move your family and horses to a new farm? Today’s episode  Adventuresses on the move share that exact story. Stay tuned as EQA 186 takes us through the highs and lows of moving to a new farm!  Heather is chatting with fellow Adventuress KariContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 186: Adventuresses – on the Move”

Horse Podcast Ep 185: Competitive Trail Riding – Fun & Horsemanship

In today’s episode, I am talking with Alice Perryman about her favourite equestrian sports: Competitive Trail Riding. It is a little bit like an endurance ride, but slower and it involves different obstacles you have to tackle during your ride under the watchful eye of a horsemanship judge. By the end of the day, itContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 185: Competitive Trail Riding – Fun & Horsemanship”

Horse Podcast Ep 184: Shagya Arabians – Talented Allrounders from Hungary

Another episode of our Horse Breeds around the World Series. Today we talk about another Austro-Hungarian horse breed again, the Shagya Arabian whose modern home is in Hungary. Bred as a horse for the military in the 19th century, it was known as Arabian horse till after the Second World War, when the breed wasContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 184: Shagya Arabians – Talented Allrounders from Hungary”

Horse Podcast Ep 183: Montana – Big Sky Country

Montana or better known as Big Sky Country is a destination you want to add to your horseback riding bucket list.  Montana the fourth largest state by land location is home to some of the best backcountry horse riding you will find. If you want to be a cowgirl for a day, a weekend, orContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 183: Montana – Big Sky Country”

Horse Podcast Ep 182: Cairngorm100 – Scotland’s Own Tevis Cup

In today’s episode, we travel to Scotland and talk about Scotland’s very own Tevis Cup, the Cairngorm100 endurance ride. It takes place every two years against the stunning backdrop of the Cairngorm National Park which is one of the UK’s last true wildernesses. My guest today is Fionnghuala Paterson from Scotland who has competed inContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 182: Cairngorm100 – Scotland’s Own Tevis Cup”

Horse Podcast Ep 181: Adventuresses – From the Back Country to the Flower Shop

I was so fortunate to meet our guest today a true Adventuresses!  She has had adventures with grizzly bears in the backcountry to riding all over the world with her partner. Whenever this adventuress is out she is always searching for her next horse riding adventure.  From leading a pack trip in the Rocky mountainsContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 181: Adventuresses – From the Back Country to the Flower Shop”