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Horse Podcast Ep 111: Long Distance Riding Passion – Crossing Europe on Horseback

In today’s episode, Ute talks with Cathleen Leonard, Equestrian Adventuress and long distance rider from England. Cathleen has traveled across Great Britain and Ireland with her two rescue draft horses, her Warmblood cross and her dog. She tells us all about her difficult beginnings, how she nearly gave up on long distance riding and howContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 111: Long Distance Riding Passion – Crossing Europe on Horseback”

Horse Riding in Germany at the Old Eastern German Border

After crossing Ireland on horseback, en route to our next adventure, my husband and I managed to find ourselves stuck in Germany due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Christian, my husband, is from Germany. So in today’s article we explore the place where he grew up. And we find out why a big ugly fence almostContinue reading “Horse Riding in Germany at the Old Eastern German Border”

Where do Lipizzaner horses come from?

Hello Adventuresses! This article is going to be about my experience riding Lipizzaner horses in Slovenia. While filming a portion of the Equestrian Adventuresses documentary series in Slovenia, I headed to the Italian border to visit Lipica stud farm. Read on to join me on a true dream come true and find out where LipizzanerContinue reading “Where do Lipizzaner horses come from?”

What Are the Best Saddle Bags for Horses?

Imagine riding your horse in the wilderness…and then suddenly your saddle bag straps break. What do you do? Are you going to kick yourself thinking you should have gotten the more expensive gear? In this article, I’m going to be sharing my thoughts and personal experiences with the saddle bags that I used to rideContinue reading “What Are the Best Saddle Bags for Horses?”

Horse Podcast Ep 81: My Office Is On The Back Of A Horse – Working as a Horse Riding Guide

On today’s episode, Ute talks with Paloma Latierra, a Horse Riding Guide from Spain, about her life and work. Paloma, who orginally studied to become a forest engineer, decided to change track as a young woman and to dedicate her life to horses. She has worked in her field for many years, leading rides inContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 81: My Office Is On The Back Of A Horse – Working as a Horse Riding Guide”

How To Go Horseback Riding in Portugal

Today I’ll be taking you to Portugal! It is known for navigators and explorers who pushed the boundaries of their worlds. And of course for its incredible horses. Portugal is a fitting destination for any Equestrian Adventuress. I’ll be telling you how you can go horseback riding in Portugal! What should you see? And howContinue reading “How To Go Horseback Riding in Portugal”

How To Go Horse Riding: Slovenia

Slovenia: The magical kingdom of dragons. This country needs to be on your bucket list as a horse rider and an equestrian adventurer. In this article we’re going to be discussing how to go horse riding in Slovenia, what you should see, some top travel tips and of course where you can book your nextContinue reading “How To Go Horse Riding: Slovenia”

Horse Podcast Ep 40: Summer Dreams about Horses & Riding

Summer is over and autumn is here. Heather’s kids are back at school and Ute is back in India. Today they talk about the riding they did this summer and recollect their most treasured memories. Heather talks about the recent ride through the Rocky Montains she did together with her husband and Ute talks aboutContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 40: Summer Dreams about Horses & Riding”

Horse Riding In Romania: Dreams Become Reality

Sarah grew up loving horses and dreamed of adventures in the wild, her imagination fed by family camping trips all over Britain. Growing up in the city it was never possible to own a horse, but her daydreams became reality in the summer of 2009 when she found her dream trip horse riding in Romania.

Horse Podcast Ep 28: National Geographic Top Ten Horse Riding Holiday Destinations

In today’s episode Heather and Ute talk about the Top Ten Horse Riding Holiday Destinations as compiled by the National Geographic Magazine. Each destination has its pros and cons and there are so many different things to consider – budget, terrain, horses or riding experience. A great way to get some travel ideas and doContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 28: National Geographic Top Ten Horse Riding Holiday Destinations”