Horse Podcast Ep 264: Eco-friendly Horsekeeping

How can we keep horses in an eco-friendly way and reduce their and our ecological footprint? This is the question I want to talk about in today’s podcast episode. Horse are big animals, they eat and poop a lot and need space. But did you know that horses are also carbon sequesters and can helpContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 264: Eco-friendly Horsekeeping”

Horse Podcast Ep 263: Summer Camps – For Adults

As a child did you attend summer camp?  Summer camps are no longer just for kids. In today’s podcast #263 Ute and Heather are talking all about adult summer camps. Imagine a week-long camp where you ride horses, maybe chase cows,  eat incredible food and have a soak in a hot tub, now that soundsContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 263: Summer Camps – For Adults”

Horse Podcast Ep 262: Horse Destination Switzerland

Switzerland is one of the most famous holiday destinations in Europe and it is also a great country to discover on horseback. Famous for its cheese, chocolate and banks, Switzerland also has its own horse breed the Franches-Montagne or Freiberger and a beautiful and varied countryside from hills and meadows in the North and WestContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 262: Horse Destination Switzerland”

Horse Podcast Ep 261: Wild Horses

Wild horses have roamed the planet for many years. It is believed that all horses alive today originated from a group of horses domesticated by humans around 5500 years ago. Wild horses have always been a symbol of freedom and adventure with a sense of romance In today’s podcast we learn the hierarchy of theContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 261: Wild Horses”

Horse Podcast Ep 260: The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

We are galloping through the years while celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the 2nd has a lifelong love of horses, and it shows during her 70 years on the throne celebration. From Parades, horse shows, and horse races horses are clearly the favorites of the Queen. The Queen Platinum Jubilee showcasedContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 260: The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee”

Horse Podcast Ep 259: New Zealand – Riding in Middle Earth

Ever since the screening of the Lord of the Rings movies by Peter Jackson, New Zealand’s South Island is on the map of travellers from all over the world. Horses offer an amazing way to discover the amazing mountain landscapes of what people associate with Middle Earth. In today’s podcast episode I am talking withContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 259: New Zealand – Riding in Middle Earth”

Horse Podcast Ep 258: Trail Riding Portugal

Portugal is the dream for any horse rider, rolling hills and clear rivers, oak forest, rocks and tiny villages built from rough stones. Ute spent two weeks exploring continental Europe’s westernmost country and of course she went trail riding. Riding through Portugal together with long rider Cathleen Leonard, who has recently made Portugal her homeContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 258: Trail Riding Portugal”

Horse Podcast Ep 257: Horsemanship – Cowboy Dressage – Scandinavian Ponies

Horsemanship or should it be called horseladyship? This past weekend Heather attended a horsemanship clinic where many new techniques were shared and a few new muscles were found. While all levels of riders participated it was fascinating watching how each progressed.  From the young girl on the pony up to the experienced rider on theirContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 257: Horsemanship – Cowboy Dressage – Scandinavian Ponies”

Horse Podcast Ep 256: Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to everyone, whether you are a mom of a two-legged human or a four-legged fur baby, today is all about you.  Today’s episode honoring mother’s day, covers all the mom topics.  Did you just have a baby, or having a baby soon? Have your kids moved on and now you are readyContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 256: Happy Mother’s Day!”

Horse Podcast Ep 255: Horse Country Ukraine

Horse Riding is a popular sport in the Ukraine, at least it was before the war. I had planned today’s interview weeks before the Russian attack and I had wanted to talk about how it is like to own and ride horses in this huge Eastern European country. The Ukraine is a perfect horse ridingContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 255: Horse Country Ukraine”