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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 97: Adventuring With Your Own Horse

On today’s episode, Ute talks with Edda Tischer, Trail Rider and Equestrian Adventuress from Germany. In September 2020 Edda rode together with her friend from her home in Saxonia-Anhalt to the theme park Pullman City in the Harz Mountains. They covered around 100 km in seven days to reach their destination. Edda tells about howContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 97: Adventuring With Your Own Horse”

Horse Riding in Germany at the Old Eastern German Border

After crossing Ireland on horseback, en route to our next adventure, my husband and I managed to find ourselves stuck in Germany due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Christian, my husband, is from Germany. So in today’s article we explore the place where he grew up. And we find out why a big ugly fence almostContinue reading “Horse Riding in Germany at the Old Eastern German Border”

An Unforgettable Horse Riding Trip in Mongolia

Eva Zu Bek is a professional traveler. She has built a social media following of over 1 million people strong by traveling to remote, unusual places and sharing the beauty of each of these places with the world. Her love of horses has guided some of these choices, including a solo horse riding trip inContinue reading “An Unforgettable Horse Riding Trip in Mongolia”

Horse Podcast Ep 52: Horse Traditions of India

Did you know that in India horses are considered divine? And that all horses descend from a winged horse with seven heads which emerged out of the ocean? All that is mythology of course, but even still, horses and horse traditions are crazy enough with the curly eared Marwaris and getting your horses blessed byContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 52: Horse Traditions of India”

Horse Podcast Ep 48: This Is Me! My First Riding Holiday

On todays episode Heather shares with us the planning process she took in getting ready for her first international riding holiday. She share some advice on what to look for and how it is important to be honest with what you riding level is before you get your self in over your head. Please continueContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 48: This Is Me! My First Riding Holiday”

Horse Podcast Ep 44: How Packing Mules Got Her A Promotion

On today episode Heather interviews Katie Irwin, local Canadian gal who grew up eventing and now is the back country guide and manager for Banff Trail Riders in Banff National Park Canada. Hear stories of how her journey with horses began,  how a trip to Western Canada started her on an entire new path andContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 44: How Packing Mules Got Her A Promotion”

Horse Podcast Ep 40: Summer Dreams about Horses & Riding

Summer is over and autumn is here. Heather’s kids are back at school and Ute is back in India. Today they talk about the riding they did this summer and recollect their most treasured memories. Heather talks about the recent ride through the Rocky Montains she did together with her husband and Ute talks aboutContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 40: Summer Dreams about Horses & Riding”

Horse Podcast Ep 31: Against the Odds – A Young Woman’s Struggle with her Fate

In today’s episode Ute talks to Dawn-Marie, a young British woman who suffers from ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis) also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome as well as a heart disease. Instead of giving up and resigning herself to her fate of living a life in the shadow of her illnesses, she decided not to give upContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 31: Against the Odds – A Young Woman’s Struggle with her Fate”