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Horse Podcast Ep 177: Living and Racing Horses as an Expat

In today’s episode, I am talking with Jessica Black, Equestrian Adventuress and blogger who lived abroad for 16 years in different countries before returning to her native country, the USA. Abroad, she not only rode horses wherever she went but went into horse racing, became a jockey and horse trainer in Spain and pursued herContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 177: Living and Racing Horses as an Expat”

Horse Podcast Ep 176: Bareback Riding- Convenience or Lazy?

Why do you ride bareback?  Is it so you can really feel your horse move or do you do it because you are too lazy to put the saddle on? That is the question we are asking in the podcast. Bareback horse riding came first. Long before the invention of the saddle, man was ridingContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 176: Bareback Riding- Convenience or Lazy?”

Horse Podcast Ep 175: Jane Austen and Horses – Discussing Fan Fiction

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 Sallianne Hines about her book Her Summer at Pemberley, a sequel to the Jane Austen novel PrideContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 175: Jane Austen and Horses – Discussing Fan Fiction”

Horse Podcast Ep 174: Gymnastics on Horseback – Vaulting your Next Adventure

Gymnastic on horseback, Equestrian Vaulting whatever you call it, is growing in popularity. Vaulting is an FEI disciple that has been spreading across the USA and Canada catching up with its European counterparts.  Today’s episode takes us through vaulting, from the very beginning to the master of the show. we learn about equipment, what horsesContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 174: Gymnastics on Horseback – Vaulting your Next Adventure”

Horse Podcast Ep 173: Riding with your Spouse – Do you Dare?

Riding with your spouse,  are you up for the challenge? Riding with your spouse can be a great time if everyone is on the same page, however that doesn’t always work out.  Today’s episode talks all about the advantages and perhaps the disadvantages of riding with a spouse. Give and take is a common phraseContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 173: Riding with your Spouse – Do you Dare?”

Horse Podcast Ep 172: Exchanging My Saddle for a Harness

Today I am talking about my personal experiences learning how to carriage drive, fulfilling one of my long-standing equestrian dreams! I will tell you why I wanted to learn how to drive and how I went about to do it. And then of course I will let you know how it feels not to sitContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 172: Exchanging My Saddle for a Harness”

Horse Podcast Ep 171: Leather vs Biothane

In today’s podcast episode I am talking basics. Every horse owner and rider know his or her tack, be it saddles, bridles, breastplates or martingales. Traditionally they all are made from leather but a couple of years ago, a new material made its appearance: Biothane. Its an artificial material but it has greatly changed theContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 171: Leather vs Biothane”

Horse Podcast Ep 170: Texas – Our Next Where to Next Destination!

The lone star state of Texas is where the adventuresses are headed today. Cowboys, cattle drives, and quarter horses are just a few things you will find when going to Texas. There are 100’s of horse riding opportunities in Texas, with short trails to week-long cattle drives there is something for you. And don’t forgetContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 170: Texas – Our Next Where to Next Destination!”

Horse Podcast Ep 169: Equestrian Olympics Tokyo 2020

In today’s podcast episode we look back and talk about the recent Equestrian competitions at the Tokyo Olympics. Who won, who lost and above all, what were the stories behind the scenes. In short, we tell you all about the ups and downs, about our personal favourites and bring you all the juicy gossip ofContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 169: Equestrian Olympics Tokyo 2020”

Horse Podcast Ep 168: The Endurance Riding Vet

We hit the jackpot endurance riders! Not only is our guest today an Endurance rider she is also a vet, who is giving us the inside scoop on what the vets are looking for during the rest stops. The Endurance riding vet goes into detail about what they’re looking at for heart rates, respiration rates,Continue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 168: The Endurance Riding Vet”