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Horse Podcast Ep 99: Horse Riding, Skiing And Eating Cheese!

Skijordue = Skijoring + Fonduing What started out as an afternoon with friends has turned into an event you don’t want to miss out on: Skijordue. Who doesn’t like to eat cheese, gallop on a horse while pulling a skier or snowboarder. Today Heather is speaking with Sam Mitchell from Millarville Alberta, CEO of SkijorContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 99: Horse Riding, Skiing And Eating Cheese!”

Horse Podcast Ep 98: From The Far North to Down Under – Importing Icelandic Horses to Australia

On today’s episode Ute talks with Amy Haldane, stud manager at her family’s farm and breeder of Icelandic Horses in Australia. Her family was the first to import Icelandic Horses from Denmark and later from Iceland to Australia. And they have thrived! Today there are around sixty horses at her farm and she has foalsContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 98: From The Far North to Down Under – Importing Icelandic Horses to Australia”

Horse Podcast Ep 97: Adventuring With Your Own Horse

On today’s episode, Ute talks with Edda Tischer, Trail Rider and Equestrian Adventuress from Germany. In September 2020 Edda rode together with her friend from her home in Saxonia-Anhalt to the theme park Pullman City in the Harz Mountains. They covered around 100 km in seven days to reach their destination. Edda tells about howContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 97: Adventuring With Your Own Horse”

Horse Podcast Ep 96: Which Western Saddle Is Right For You?

In today’s episode Heather is back at the Tack shop learning about western saddles.  They discuss the different types, different uses and why some are so heavy.  We find out the best way to try out a saddle, things to look for when riding in it the first time and some advice on fitting theContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 96: Which Western Saddle Is Right For You?”

Horse Podcast Ep 95: How To Travel With Only A Carry On Suitcase!

Today’s episode is filled with tips and tricks to make packing for an adventure easier. Heather is speaking with Roxanna Ferguson Travel expert who shares with us advice on packing efficiently, what you should keep at your seat and what to tuck away on overhead compartment. We also discuss the best way to handle laundryContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 95: How To Travel With Only A Carry On Suitcase!”

Horse Podcast Ep 94: Mountains & Moors – The Fell Pony of Cumbria

Today is the first episode of our new Horse Breeds around the World Series. We start with a famous British Pony breed, the Fell Pony of North England. Its home is in the Lake District and it takes its name from the word fell which is another term for hill or mountain. The Fell ponyContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 94: Mountains & Moors – The Fell Pony of Cumbria”

Horse Podcast Ep 93: Art With Heart

On today’s episode Heather speaks with Leanne Peniuk, local equine photographer from Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. Leanne is the photographer and partnering collaborator on the book Rescue me, Volume 1 Humans Saving Horses.  This book began with an idea, many stories to share, the hard ones that not everyone want to hear. Leanne has usedContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 93: Art With Heart”

Horse Podcast Ep 92: The Search For My Next Unicorn!

The search for my next Unicorn, that how she started the ad. Our very own podcasting adventuress is searching for her next Unicorn. In EQA podcast #92 Heather takes us on the journey to finding that perfect horse. Using social media and her friendship network she has open pandora’s box to see what she canContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 92: The Search For My Next Unicorn!”

Horse Podcast Ep 91: A World Full of Horses – The Shetland Islands

On today’s episode, Ute speaks with Christiane Slawik, one of the most famous equestrian photographers of Germany. Christiane has travelled all over the world to photograph horses and she is one of the few who can live from her work. Her photos appear in many different horse books, magazines and calendars internationally. In 2019 sheContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 91: A World Full of Horses – The Shetland Islands”

Horse Podcast Ep 90: How High Can You Jump?

How high can you jump ? now add side saddle to that challenge! In todays episode Heather is speaking with Susan Oakes Guiness world record holder for jumping 6’8″ (2.07m) side saddle. Yes you read that correct she cleared a 6’8″ wall sitting side saddle. This wasn’t an easy feat to accomplish. Susan spent manyContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 90: How High Can You Jump?”