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Horse Podcast Ep 197: Living & Riding in Kyrgyzstan

Today we virtually visit a very special country in Central Asia: Kyrgyzstan. Situated at the crossroads of the Silk Road and squeezed between ancient empires, it boasts of a fascinating horse culture. Helene from France has made Kyrgyzstan her home and has lived there for more than 20 years, owning around 50 horses. She helpedContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 197: Living & Riding in Kyrgyzstan”

Horse Podcast Ep 135: Trail Riding With Your Dog

On today’s episode Ute talks with Sherry Bedard, horse and dog trainer from Canada about how you can successfully take your dog on trail rides. Many horse riders also have dogs and not all of them are well behaved around horses. Often horses and dogs do not go well together and either the dog endsContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 135: Trail Riding With Your Dog”

Horse Podcast Ep 132: Leg Protection on the Trail

In today’s episode, Heather and Ute are talking about how to best protect your horse’s legs while being out on trail. We discuss different types of protective gear for trailering your horse and for riding out on trail. What you should know about different kinds of leg protection such as brushing boots, polo wraps, bellContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 132: Leg Protection on the Trail”

Horse Podcast Ep 127: Living & Riding in Mongolia

On today’s episode Ute talks with Julie Veloo, Equestrian Adventuress from Canada who made Mongolia her home more than ten years ago. Together with her husband, Julie runs the Veloo Foundation, operating two kindergartens for underprivileged children in Ulan Bator. Julie learned to ride at the age of fifty only after she came to MongoliaContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 127: Living & Riding in Mongolia”

Horse Podcast Ep 118: How Far Can a Horse Travel in One Day

In today’s episode, Heather and Ute are talking about how far you can travel on horseback in a day. Naturally, there are some huge differences between an endurance rider with his Arabian horse and the average weekend rider with his Irish Cob, therefore it is extremely difficult to generalize. But we are giving you someContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 118: How Far Can a Horse Travel in One Day”

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 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 Podcast Ep 89: The Great Trek – Riding Across the USA

On today’s episode, Ute talks with Kathleen Schmitt, Equestrian Adventuress of the first hour. After finishing her education including horsemanship training in England and Germany, Kathleen headed off to her personal adventure of a lifetime. She crossed the USA from coast to coast on the back of her Arabian part-bred Murphy accompanied by her dogContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 89: The Great Trek – Riding Across the USA”

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 84: The Great Mongolian Ride

On today’s episode Ute talks with Gabriella Schmidt-Corsitto, dental hygienist and horse lover from Switzerland. In July 2021 she will organise the Great Mongolian Ride, a charity ride crossing Mongolia from West to East and covering more than 3000 km in 10 weeks. She tells us all about how she arrived in Mongolia with herContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 84: The Great Mongolian Ride”