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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 128: California – Hollywood Hills, Beaches, and National Parks

California, home to movie stars, beautiful beaches, miles of trail riding in the mountains, and did I mention: 700,000 horses. Have you ever wanted to ride a horse under the Hollywood sign, or look at the ocean while riding in the Redwood Forest? Then California is a destination you must visit! Today’s episode takes usContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 128: California – Hollywood Hills, Beaches, and National Parks”

Horse Podcast Ep 126: Kentucky Derby – When are We Going?

When you hear Kentucky Derby, three things come to mind, Racehorses, mint juleps, and big hats.  The “Run for the Roses”  aka the Kentucky Derby,  is known as the greatest two minutes in sports. The first Saturday of May is when this 144-year tradition takes place, at Churchill Downs in Louisville Kentucky, In 2021 itContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 126: Kentucky Derby – When are We Going?”

Horse Podcast Ep 125: Equine Vaccines – What You Need to Know!

It’s that time of year again when we need to look at Equine vaccines.  Today’s episode will help guide you through equine vaccines and help you plan the best protection for your horse. Horses can contract infectious diseases in two ways: from other horses, and their environment. The number one way to do this isContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 125: Equine Vaccines – What You Need to Know!”

Horse Podcast Ep 123: Horse Trailer Disasters Waiting to Happen

Are you committing one of those horse trailer safety sins? Heather speaks with Mandy Abraham Equi Health Canada about trailer safety. We learn what to look for in weight distribution, tying in the trailer, should you feed in the trailer, and most importantly backing up the rig. Horse trailers come in all shapes and sizes, makingContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 123: Horse Trailer Disasters Waiting to Happen”

Horse Podcast Ep 122: Saddlebags – What to Pack for a Day Ride

Saddlebags, what to pack? If you have been wondering what you need for a day’s ride, you are at the right place.  Today’s episode is all about Saddlebags and what to pack in them. Saddlebags come in many styles, for both English and Western-style saddles.  The first style is a smaller one that attaches overContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 122: Saddlebags – What to Pack for a Day Ride”

Horse Podcast Ep 119: Unicorns – Celebrate National Unicorn Day!

Unicorns are the spirit animal of most equestrians! Today we celebrate National Unicorns day. This episode explains the magic, mystery and symbolism that make them so special. Unicorns are legendary creatures that have been described as a horse-like animal with a single large, spiraling horn projecting from its forehead. Unicorns have grabbed the imagination ofContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 119: Unicorns – Celebrate National Unicorn Day!”

Horse Podcast Ep 116: The Spanish Riding School – Your Next Bucket List Destination

The Spanish Riding School in Vienna Austria: If it’s not on your bucket list you must add it now! Today’s episode takes us to the Spanish Riding School, home to world-class training of the white Lipizzaner stallions. We learn all about the Riders, the Horses, the Training, the Performances, and its history too.  The SpanishContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 116: The Spanish Riding School – Your Next Bucket List Destination”

Horse Podcast Ep 114: How to Be A Trick Rider!

How to be a trick rider is the theme of today’s episode. Heather speaks with Sally Bishop a fellow adventuress who has earned her stripes through trick riding and now on to stunt work in the movies. Sally learned her skills while growing up in the wild west business that her family-owned. Learning how toContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 114: How to Be A Trick Rider!”

Horse Podcast Ep 112: You Can Lead a Horse to Water…

You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink! Today’s episode is all about keeping your horse fed and watered while out on the trail. Heather stops by a local feed store to talk about what you can take with you while out of the trail to make sure your horseContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 112: You Can Lead a Horse to Water…”