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Horse Podcast Ep 207: Working with Horses

Today I am talking with Sandra Schmid about doing farm work with horses. Ever since my carriage driving course this summer, I am hooked. I love the idea of ploughing with horses or bringing in timber with them. Sandra is doing all this and much more with the Irish Cobs Henry and Flora on herContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 207: Working with Horses”

Horse Podcast Ep 111: Long Distance Riding Passion – Crossing Europe on Horseback

In today’s episode, Ute talks with Cathleen Leonard, Equestrian Adventuress and long distance rider from England. Cathleen has traveled across Great Britain and Ireland with her two rescue draft horses, her Warmblood cross and her dog. She tells us all about her difficult beginnings, how she nearly gave up on long distance riding and howContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 111: Long Distance Riding Passion – Crossing Europe on Horseback”

Horse Podcast Ep 110: Horse Adventures in Ireland!

Today’s episode is about all the horse adventures in Ireland you can have while visiting. We would also like to celebrate St Patrick’s Day with all our Irish friends and family. Heather speaks with Susan Oakes, one of our Irish Adventuresses about horse adventures in Ireland. Your first adventure could be a Fox Hunt where youContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 110: Horse Adventures in Ireland!”

Horse Podcast Ep 90: How High Can You Jump?

How high can you jump ? now add side saddle to that challenge! In todays episode Heather is speaking with Susan Oakes Guiness world record holder for jumping 6’8″ (2.07m) side saddle. Yes you read that correct she cleared a 6’8″ wall sitting side saddle. This wasn’t an easy feat to accomplish. Susan spent manyContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 90: How High Can You Jump?”

What Are the Best Saddle Bags for Horses?

Imagine riding your horse in the wilderness…and then suddenly your saddle bag straps break. What do you do? Are you going to kick yourself thinking you should have gotten the more expensive gear? In this article, I’m going to be sharing my thoughts and personal experiences with the saddle bags that I used to rideContinue reading “What Are the Best Saddle Bags for Horses?”

Horse Podcast Ep 49: How to Live & Work With Horses Abroad – Getting your Employment Visa for India

On today’s episode Ute talks with Kate O’Brian who has a dream of living and working in India for a year. When she met her friend Dushyant on a plane and he told her about his plan to open a riding club in India, she immediately jumped on board and supported him, scuttling between IndiaContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 49: How to Live & Work With Horses Abroad – Getting your Employment Visa for India”

Being a “Yard Lass” – Working with Horses in Ireland

When Vermont native Caitlin Boylan graduated college, there were two things she knew she wanted to do: travel and work with horses. The Irish Working Holiday Authorisation provided a perfect way to do both. Here’s Caitlin’s advice for applying online for jobs abroad (hint – have a backup plan), and why you should consider applyingContinue reading “Being a “Yard Lass” – Working with Horses in Ireland”

EQA Podcast Ep 7 Ireland

Fellow adventuress Emma shares her amazing adventures spear fishing and surviving on a remote island in Ireland training horses at liberty. Her adventures didn’t stop there, she also took two untrained horses in Scotland and covered 100 miles with them, training them to be ridden at liberty along the way. She also recently returned fromContinue reading “EQA Podcast Ep 7 Ireland”