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Horse Podcast Ep 131: Mother’s Day – Celebrating our Matriarch!

Mother’s day, the day we celebrate those amazing women with who we have had many adventures. In today’s episode, we get a chance to meet the Matriarch of our podcast team. Heather chats with her mom as well and Krystal’s mom and Ute share a special interview with her mom. They share a few horseyContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 131: Mother’s Day – Celebrating our Matriarch!”

Horse Podcast Ep 130: Trails Skills: Ponying Horses

Today I am talking about a valuable skill for trail riders: Ponying Horses. This basically means, leading a horse while riding another. It is a skillset which comes in handy while training young horses, leading a packhorse, riding with a young child or a beginner or bringing home the horse of an injured rider. InContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 130: Trails Skills: Ponying Horses”

Horse Podcast Ep 129: Missouri Fox Trotter – The Horse of the Ozark Mountains

Another episode of our Horse Breeds around the World Series. Today we talk about a lesser-known American breed of horses which is iconic for the state of Missouri and which was breed to ride and settle the Ozark Mountains. The settlers wanted to have a comfortable, sure footed riding horse which could be also usedContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 129: Missouri Fox Trotter – The Horse of the Ozark Mountains”

Horse Podcast Ep 128: California – Hollywood Hills, Beaches, and National Parks

California, home to movie stars, beautiful beaches, miles of trail riding in the mountains, and did I mention: 700,000 horses. Have you ever wanted to ride a horse under the Hollywood sign, or look at the ocean while riding in the Redwood Forest? Then California is a destination you must visit! Today’s episode takes usContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 128: California – Hollywood Hills, Beaches, and National Parks”

Horse Podcast Ep 127: Living & Riding in Mongolia

On today’s episode Ute talks with Julie Veloo, Equestrian Adventuress from Canada who made Mongolia her home more than ten years ago. Together with her husband, Julie runs the Veloo Foundation, operating two kindergartens for underprivileged children in Ulan Bator. Julie learned to ride at the age of fifty only after she came to MongoliaContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 127: Living & Riding in Mongolia”

Horse Podcast Ep 126: Kentucky Derby – When are We Going?

When you hear Kentucky Derby, three things come to mind, Racehorses, mint juleps, and big hats.  The “Run for the Roses”  aka the Kentucky Derby,  is known as the greatest two minutes in sports. The first Saturday of May is when this 144-year tradition takes place, at Churchill Downs in Louisville Kentucky, In 2021 itContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 126: Kentucky Derby – When are We Going?”

Horse Podcast Ep 125: Equine Vaccines – What You Need to Know!

It’s that time of year again when we need to look at Equine vaccines.  Today’s episode will help guide you through equine vaccines and help you plan the best protection for your horse. Horses can contract infectious diseases in two ways: from other horses, and their environment. The number one way to do this isContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 125: Equine Vaccines – What You Need to Know!”

Horse Podcast Ep 124: Horse Nomads – How to Publish Books While Traveling 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 the April episode of the EQA Book Club, Heather and Ute interview Krystal about the upcoming launch of Book Five of the EQA Book Series. She will giveContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 124: Horse Nomads – How to Publish Books While Traveling on Horseback”

Horse Podcast Ep 123: Horse Trailer Disasters Waiting to Happen

Are you committing one of those horse trailer safety sins? Heather speaks with Mandy Abraham Equi Health Canada about trailer safety. We learn what to look for in weight distribution, tying in the trailer, should you feed in the trailer, and most importantly backing up the rig. Horse trailers come in all shapes and sizes, makingContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 123: Horse Trailer Disasters Waiting to Happen”

Horse Podcast Ep 122: Saddlebags – What to Pack for a Day Ride

Saddlebags, what to pack? If you have been wondering what you need for a day’s ride, you are at the right place.  Today’s episode is all about Saddlebags and what to pack in them. Saddlebags come in many styles, for both English and Western-style saddles.  The first style is a smaller one that attaches overContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 122: Saddlebags – What to Pack for a Day Ride”