Horses play an important role in almost all cultures around the world, ancient as well as modern. In mythology they are usually depicted as powerful animals, associated with the gods or the spirit realm. Shamans often used them to travel to the otherworld and they serve as symbols of power, faith or the divine. InContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 290: Horses in Northern Mythology”
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Horse Podcast Ep 288: How much Weight can my Horse carry?
Horses are powerful animals but there is a limit to how much weight they can carry on their backs. Despite extensive studies, this is still a heated debate and different arguments are put forth. Fact is, horses were not meant to carry people on their backs so we need to prepare and train them forContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 288: How much Weight can my Horse carry?”
Horse Podcast Ep 287: Merry Christmas – Adventuresses
Merry Christmas to all the adventuresses out there. Today we celebrate all the Christmas traditions and celebrations, from all over the world. From Santa Claus to St Nicolas and reindeer and dolphins we chat about it all. In today’s EQA # 287 Ute and Heather share some stories of what they do unique for theirContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 287: Merry Christmas – Adventuresses”
Horse Podcast Ep 286: Enjoying Winter Rides
The third part of our mini Winter Riding series! Today Heather and Ute talk about how to keep yourself and your horse fit for riding in the cold season. Heather is based in Canada and is well acquainted with freezing temperatures and plenty of snow and even Ute has experiences riding in wintery Europe whereContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 286: Enjoying Winter Rides”
Horse Podcast Ep 285: Right Clothing for Winter Riding Adventures
The second part of our mini Winter Riding series! Today Heather and Ute talk about what to wear when heading outside in the cold season. Heather is based in Canada and is well acquainted with freezing temperatures and plenty of snow and even Ute has experiences riding in wintery Europe where it can get cold,Continue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 285: Right Clothing for Winter Riding Adventures”
Horse Podcast Ep 284: Winter Riding Adventures
Who is ready for a winter riding adventure? Are you an adventuress who likes to hit the trails in the winter, with or without a saddle? If so this is the podcast for you. Join Ute and Heather as there share some fantastic places to take on a winter ride. From Ice hotels to sleighContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 284: Winter Riding Adventures”
Horse Podcast Ep 283: Tack Shop – Touring
Who doesn’t love a tour of a tack shop? Things have changed over the years with Tack Shop, no longer just saddles and brushes. You can find just about everything from kitchen utensils to manure forks lol. Join Heather and fellow adventuresses, Kari to tour the local tack shop in today’s episode. They cover everythingContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 283: Tack Shop – Touring”
Horse Podcast Ep 282: Karabagh – The Golden Horse of Azerbaijan
Another episode of our Horse Breeds around the World Series. Today we talk about a rare breed of horses both in its homeland as well as in the world: The Karabagh Horse from the tiny region of Berg-Karabagh between Armenia and Azerbaijan. In the 1990s a few of these horses found their way to GermanyContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 282: Karabagh – The Golden Horse of Azerbaijan”
Horse Podcast Ep 281: Riding in Paradise!
Where do you get your inspiration for Riding in paradise? Every time I watch a movie or tv show with beautiful scenery I imagine that it would be like riding in paradise. In today’s podcast, EQA #281 join Heather as she shares where you can actually go riding in paradise. We learn about where certainContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 281: Riding in Paradise!”
Horse Podcast Ep 280: Studying to Adventure with Horses
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.