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Horse Podcast Ep 198: Tales from the Trail

In today’s podcast episode I am talking about the activity most of as have missed the most during the last months: Trail riding! Riding horses in foreign countries, through deserts, mountains or plains. Discovering new cultures and making new friends. Who has not missed all this? Together with my guest Susan Wirth, we are swappingContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 198: Tales from the Trail”

Horse Podcast Ep 197: Living & Riding in Kyrgyzstan

Today we virtually visit a very special country in Central Asia: Kyrgyzstan. Situated at the crossroads of the Silk Road and squeezed between ancient empires, it boasts of a fascinating horse culture. Helene from France has made Kyrgyzstan her home and has lived there for more than 20 years, owning around 50 horses. She helpedContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 197: Living & Riding in Kyrgyzstan”

Horse Podcast Ep 196: Adventuresses-Catching Up

Hello Adventuresses, Heather and Ute took over the podcast to share with you a catch-up episode on all the fun things they have going on. Being an adventuress has many hats! For example, Ute has been acting as a midwife these past few weeks, while her mares have been in foaling season. A new littleContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 196: Adventuresses-Catching Up”

Horse Podcast Ep 195: Tipping – Do you know the Etiquette?

Tipping, how much, how often, should you… Today’s podcast is all about tipping and the etiquette around it. This has to be the number one question that always comes up in discussion involving horse adventures.   Anytime you receive a service tipping comes into play, whether it is your hairdresser, the guy that fills your car,Continue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 195: Tipping – Do you know the Etiquette?”

Horse Podcast Ep 194: Fall Hunts – the Original Fox Hunting Tradition

The Fall Hunts or Fox-Hunts, a tradition dating back almost 500 years. The British were the originals to start the tradition of Fox hunting of riding horseback while hounds chased down the foxes who were killing the livestock.  Now in current times, the annual Fox Hunts have changed from actually hunting a fox to moreContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 194: Fall Hunts – the Original Fox Hunting Tradition”

Horse Podcast Ep 192: Understanding Horse Color Genetics

In today’s episode, I am talking with Noelle Leston about an interesting topic, horse colors and their genetics. Every horse owner and breeder should have a basic knowledge of genetics in order to understand how different traits, not only color, is passed from one horse to its offsprings. But it also makes a fascinating topicContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 192: Understanding Horse Color Genetics”

Horse Podcast Ep 191: Horse Vision – Through the Horses Eyes

Horse Vision, the myths debunked.  Horses have the largest eye of any land mammal, but that doesn’t mean they have the best eyesight. Today’s podcast EQA # 191 takes us on a journey into how horse vision really works. How they can almost see 360 degrees and how a slight turn of their head theyContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 191: Horse Vision – Through the Horses Eyes”

Horse Podcast Ep 189: World Tourism Day – Travelling after 1,5 Years of Corona

27th September is celebrated as World Tourism Day in order to commemorate the role tourism plays in the modern world. Covid-19 severely affected tourism around the world with countries closing their borders to a ban on all non-essential travel. Now after 1,5 years it time to look into matters. Where can we travel now, whichContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 189: World Tourism Day – Travelling after 1,5 Years of Corona”

Horse Podcast Ep 188: Volunteering – Tips to Getting in Free!

Volunteering – Tips on Getting in Free! Have you ever wondered how to volunteer at those large horse events?   Or what about working abroad at a horse facility? Today’s EQA podcast is sharing insider secrets on just that.  Probably the most important thing to remember is no volunteering job is too small if it getsContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 188: Volunteering – Tips to Getting in Free!”

Horse Podcast Ep 186: Adventuresses – on the Move

Do you know what you would do if you had to move your family and horses to a new farm? Today’s episode  Adventuresses on the move share that exact story. Stay tuned as EQA 186 takes us through the highs and lows of moving to a new farm!  Heather is chatting with fellow Adventuress KariContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 186: Adventuresses – on the Move”