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Horse Podcast Ep 174: Gymnastics on Horseback – Vaulting your Next Adventure

Gymnastic on horseback, Equestrian Vaulting whatever you call it, is growing in popularity. Vaulting is an FEI disciple that has been spreading across the USA and Canada catching up with its European counterparts.  Today’s episode takes us through vaulting, from the very beginning to the master of the show. we learn about equipment, what horsesContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 174: Gymnastics on Horseback – Vaulting your Next Adventure”

Horse Podcast Ep 173: Riding with your Spouse – Do you Dare?

Riding with your spouse,  are you up for the challenge? Riding with your spouse can be a great time if everyone is on the same page, however that doesn’t always work out.  Today’s episode talks all about the advantages and perhaps the disadvantages of riding with a spouse. Give and take is a common phraseContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 173: Riding with your Spouse – Do you Dare?”

Horse Podcast Ep 172: Exchanging My Saddle for a Harness

Today I am talking about my personal experiences learning how to carriage drive, fulfilling one of my long-standing equestrian dreams! I will tell you why I wanted to learn how to drive and how I went about to do it. And then of course I will let you know how it feels not to sitContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 172: Exchanging My Saddle for a Harness”

Horse Podcast Ep 171: Leather vs Biothane

In today’s podcast episode I am talking basics. Every horse owner and rider know his or her tack, be it saddles, bridles, breastplates or martingales. Traditionally they all are made from leather but a couple of years ago, a new material made its appearance: Biothane. Its an artificial material but it has greatly changed theContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 171: Leather vs Biothane”

Horse Podcast Ep 170: Texas – Our Next Where to Next Destination!

The lone star state of Texas is where the adventuresses are headed today. Cowboys, cattle drives, and quarter horses are just a few things you will find when going to Texas. There are 100’s of horse riding opportunities in Texas, with short trails to week-long cattle drives there is something for you. And don’t forgetContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 170: Texas – Our Next Where to Next Destination!”

Horse Podcast Ep 169: Equestrian Olympics Tokyo 2020

In today’s podcast episode we look back and talk about the recent Equestrian competitions at the Tokyo Olympics. Who won, who lost and above all, what were the stories behind the scenes. In short, we tell you all about the ups and downs, about our personal favourites and bring you all the juicy gossip ofContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 169: Equestrian Olympics Tokyo 2020”

Horse Podcast Ep 168: The Endurance Riding Vet

We hit the jackpot endurance riders! Not only is our guest today an Endurance rider she is also a vet, who is giving us the inside scoop on what the vets are looking for during the rest stops. The Endurance riding vet goes into detail about what they’re looking at for heart rates, respiration rates,Continue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 168: The Endurance Riding Vet”

Horse Podcast Ep 167: Paso Fino – The Smoothest Horse in the World

Another episode of our Horse Breeds around the World Series. Today I am talking with Britta Mülle from Germany about her passion for Paso Fino Horses. This horse breed from Latin America is well-known for ist smooth gaits, elegant looks and gentle but spirited character. Popular in the show ring but also a great, sure-footedContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 167: Paso Fino – The Smoothest Horse in the World”

Horse Podcast Ep 166: Weird Things That Happen Along the Trail!

Do you have a horse that has multiple personalities when out trail riding? What are some weird things that happen while you are out on the trail? Today’s episode is a recording of our live Facebook show where we discuss this funny and sometimes scary topic. Horses I think, like to test us with doingContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 166: Weird Things That Happen Along the Trail!”

Horse Podcast Ep 165: Riding Mules in Peru

Today, our podcast travels to Peru to talk about a very interesting topic: Mules. Sometimes called “the better horse”, mules are definitely different from our more common equine friends and they require a bit more care in riding and handling. They reward you with an exceptional strength, sure-footedness and hardiness on the trail. I amContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 165: Riding Mules in Peru”