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Horse Podcast Ep 39: International Helmet Awareness Day Episode

On account of the 11th Helmet Awareness Day which always happens on a weekend in September, Heather and Ute are talking about the importance of wearing a helmet, sharing some of their personal experience and discussing how to fit a helmet properly, what you should look for while buying one, how to care for helmetsContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 39: International Helmet Awareness Day Episode”

Horse Podcast Ep 38: Return to Winning! Finding That Balance

On Todays episode Heather speaks with Farley Schweighart, a physical therapist to both Humans and our Equine friends. We learn how her love for horses began, the amazing journey she has had in the horse industry and why she choose this to be her  career of choice. Her message is very simple, “We Help RidersContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 38: Return to Winning! Finding That Balance”

Horse Podcast Ep 37: Ask your Vet

Today, Ute is talking to Adriana, a Horse Vet from Brazil who will be on the show regularly answering all Vet related questions and giving tips on the health and well-being of horses. In this intro episode she tells a little bit about her life as a horse vet in Brazil, her studies in Germany, herContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 37: Ask your Vet”

Horse Podcast Ep 36: A World Full of Horses – Talking About Equine Photography

On today’s episode, Ute speaks with Christiane Slawik, one of the most famous equestrian photographers in 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. Last year sheContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 36: A World Full of Horses – Talking About Equine Photography”

Horse Podcast Ep 35: Buying A Horse On A Budget

On today’s episode Ute and Heather give some advice on buying a horse on a budget. They answer some questions on what you should be asking about the horse that you are looking at. And they offer up some tips to save money once you have purchased horse. Don’t forget to continue to submit yourContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 35: Buying A Horse On A Budget”

Horse Podcast Ep 34: Andalusian Horse Breeder, Trainer and Even a Farrier

On today’s episode Heather has a great conversation with Colleen Aitken a local Saskatchewan Andalusian breeder and trainer, who also happens to be a pretty darn good farrier.  Hear stories of how she decided to start a career in the horse industry, why she choose Andalusian has her favourite breed and she tells us aboutContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 34: Andalusian Horse Breeder, Trainer and Even a Farrier”

Horse Podcast Ep 33: Q&A Traveling Internationally with Your Horse

On today’s episode Ute and Heather are answering your questions in another Q&A episode. They will review what is required when taking your horse across international borders. They look at costs associated, means of transportation, what documents are required and if there are quarantines that need to be followed. Keep the questions coming as we do enjoyContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 33: Q&A Traveling Internationally with Your Horse”

Horse Podcast Ep 32: Photographing the Wild Horses of Namibia

In today’s episode Heather talks with a photographer from South Africa who has taken special pride in documenting the Wild Horses of Namibia. Hear stories about these amazing horses and learn about the challenges they face in the desert. We also learn about  some  other African horse Safaris and other international travel she has done.

How To Ride Horses in Argentina

In this article we’re going to be sharing with you why an Argentinian horse riding holiday needs to be on your bucket list as an equestrian! Argentina is the land of gauchos and of course delicious steak. So, that’s some of the reasons why you need to go there. We’re going to be diving intoContinue reading “How To Ride Horses in Argentina”

Horse Podcast Ep 31: Against the Odds – A Young Woman’s Struggle with her Fate

In today’s episode Ute talks to Dawn-Marie, a young British woman who suffers from ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis) also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome as well as a heart disease. Instead of giving up and resigning herself to her fate of living a life in the shadow of her illnesses, she decided not to give upContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 31: Against the Odds – A Young Woman’s Struggle with her Fate”