Riding horses all over the world and getting paid to do it is a dream many of us have. Hebe Webber from Australia has achieved it and worked as a horse guide in different countries. Today she shares her experiences with us and also gives some tipps how to find jobs with horses abroad.
Today I am talking with Anna Erickson about Endurance riding in Australia. Anna has recently participated in the prestigious Tom Quilty Gold Cup, a 100 miles endurance race and the unofficial national endurance championship of the country. She tells us all about her experience and why this historic race is special. We also talk aboutContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 204: Endurance Riding in 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”
On today’s episode Ute talks with Kelly Wilson, one of the Wilson Sisters, who have been at the frontline to save and popularise the feral Kaimanawa horses of New Zealand’s North Island. Kelly and her sisters grew up around horses and have been all successful show jumpers even before they discovered the Kaimanawa horses. OnceContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 68: Saving the Wild Horses of New Zealand”
On today’s episode Ute talks with Colleen Jackson, a female entrepreneur from Australia who started her own company Ride Proud, manufacturing and selling riding pants. They talk about what makes a perfect riding pants and how to start your own company. Colleen gives some insights and tips about how to be a successful business womanContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 41: Comfort & Style – The Quest for the Perfect Riding Pants”
Twenty-three-year-old rural firefighter and horsemanship trainer Odessa has been spending the past few months fighting the fires ravaging Australia. Living in Queensland in an area that has been going through the worst drought on record, she struggles to keep up day to day operations while trying to be as prepared as possible in case firesContinue reading “Between Fires and Horses: Life of a Firefighter and Horse Trainer in Rural Australia”
In this episode we talk to Jodie Morton about her long distance horseback riding adventures 1,000 kilometers across Australia and another 1,000 kilometers across the USA! She shares her expert advice for riding the Bicentennial Trail in Australia as well as the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) in the USA. Her stories and horse travel talesContinue reading “Equestrian Podcast Ep 12 Riding Horses in Australia & Riding Horses Across the USA”