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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”

Horse Podcast Ep 28: National Geographic Top Ten Horse Riding Holiday Destinations

In today’s episode Heather and Ute talk about the Top Ten Horse Riding Holiday Destinations as compiled by the National Geographic Magazine. Each destination has its pros and cons and there are so many different things to consider – budget, terrain, horses or riding experience. A great way to get some travel ideas and doContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 28: National Geographic Top Ten Horse Riding Holiday Destinations”

Horse Podcast Ep 27: Riding Police Horses in India – A German Woman living & riding in Gujerat

In today’s episode Ute talks with Semra Yücel, a German woman living in Gujerat/India, being married to an Indian police officer. Horses have always been her passion, but she finally learned horse riding in India on an Indian police horse and now has purchased her first own horse. Semra tells us more about Indian policeContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 27: Riding Police Horses in India – A German Woman living & riding in Gujerat”

EQA Podcast Ep 22 Photographing Horses in Turkmenistan

In today’s episode Ute talks with Yvonne Koall, an equine photographer, videographer and travel blogger from Germany. Yvonne has dared to quit her job and become a freelance photographer, doing what she loves. So find out more about the challenges this decision has brought with it and about its rewards. Yvonne also talks about herContinue reading “EQA Podcast Ep 22 Photographing Horses in Turkmenistan”

EQA Podcast Ep 21 You can’t learn Horse Riding from Books

In today’s episode Heather and Ute are getting to know each other. They discuss Heather’s recent road trip to British Columbia, the view from Ute’s kitchen window, how you cannot learn horse riding from books and how the feel for horses is the most important ingredient in becoming a good rider. 

EQA Podcast Ep 19 The Calgary Stampede & Horses in India

In today’s episode I talk with Heather from Canada and Ute, a German living in India. Both Equestrian Adventuresses living on different sides of the planet, share with us their experiences traveling and living in a foreign country. Heather tells us more about the Calgary Stampede, an event which she has participated in and UteContinue reading “EQA Podcast Ep 19 The Calgary Stampede & Horses in India”

Meet the First Formally Trained Horse Dentist in India

Akruti Choksi is not only India’s first formally trained equine dentist, but she also happens to be a woman in the country’s very male-dominated world of horses. Instead of settling abroad, she chose to stay and help educate the local community about the importance of horse dentistry. Having worked as a horse dentist in IndiaContinue reading “Meet the First Formally Trained Horse Dentist in India”

Meet the Woman Who is Running a Horse Sanctuary in India

Born in a family of wildlife conservationists spanning across India and Africa, Zoha started a horse sanctuary in her family’s wildlife resort in southern India. She is involved firsthand in the rescue and rehabilitation of equines who then get to spend the rest of their lives in the sanctuary while she continues her quest toContinue reading “Meet the Woman Who is Running a Horse Sanctuary in India”