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Horse Podcast Ep 190: Budenny Horses – The Last Gold of Russia

Another episode of our Horse Breeds around the World Series. Today we talk about a Russian Horse Breed, the Budenny Horse. Bred as a Cavalry mount in the Southern Russian steppes near the Don River, the breed has found friends in many countries who value its versatility and athleticism. I talk with Karina Rapp theContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 190: Budenny Horses – The Last Gold of Russia”

Horse Podcast Ep 184: Shagya Arabians – Talented Allrounders from Hungary

Another episode of our Horse Breeds around the World Series. Today we talk about another Austro-Hungarian horse breed again, the Shagya Arabian whose modern home is in Hungary. Bred as a horse for the military in the 19th century, it was known as Arabian horse till after the Second World War, when the breed wasContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 184: Shagya Arabians – Talented Allrounders from Hungary”

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 157: Curly Horses – The Hypoallergenic Allrounder

Another episode of our Horse Breeds around the World Series. Today I am talking with Sherry Bedard about a special and rare breed: the North American Curly Horse. This breed is unique as it has a very special coat which is curly in most of the horses. Besides being curly, it is also hypoallergenic soContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 157: Curly Horses – The Hypoallergenic Allrounder”

Horse Podcast Ep 154: A Quest to Ride Every Horse Breed in the World

There are around 400 different horse breeds in the world and Alyssa Mathews wants to ride them all! An Equestrian Adventuress from a young age on, she fascinated by different riding styles, breeds and types of horses. Finally, a couple of years ago, she started her quest Discover the Horse and travels through the USAContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 154: A Quest to Ride Every Horse Breed in the World”

Horse Podcast Ep 143: Bosnian Mountain Horse – Pony of the Balkans

Another episode of our Horse Breeds around the World Series. Today we turn our attention towards South-Eastern Europe which is home to a little known horse breed, the Bosnian Mountain Horse. These small horses are sure-footed, tough and can carry heavy loads up and down their rugged home of the Dinaric Alps. Today there isContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 143: Bosnian Mountain Horse – Pony of the Balkans”

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 117: Lipizzaner – Royal Horses of Austria

Another episode of our Horse Breeds around the World Series. Today we visit Austria and its famous Lipizzaner Horses, the oldest cultural horse breed of Europe. I talk with Andrea and Max Dobretsberger, a couple from Austria who have been involved with the Lipizzaners for many years. In the last episode we talked about theContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 117: Lipizzaner – Royal Horses of Austria”

Horse Podcast Ep 106: Polo & Ponies – Shooting Films About the Horse Cultures of North-East India

On today’s episode Ute talks with Roopa Barua, an Indian filmmaker who made two documentaries about Women’s polo in Manipur and pony races in Assam, two states in India’s North East. Roopa herself is not a horsewoman, however has subsequently found herself drawn to horses and has enjoyed herself tremendously shooting horses and their people.Continue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 106: Polo & Ponies – Shooting Films About the Horse Cultures of North-East India”

Horse Podcast Ep 98: From The Far North to Down Under – Importing Icelandic Horses to Australia

On today’s episode Ute talks with Amy Haldane, stud manager at her family’s farm and breeder of Icelandic Horses in Australia. Her family was the first to import Icelandic Horses from Denmark and later from Iceland to Australia. And they have thrived! Today there are around sixty horses at her farm and she has foalsContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 98: From The Far North to Down Under – Importing Icelandic Horses to Australia”