In today’s episode Ute talks to Nicole Heppler who rode solo with her Irish Cob mare Flora through her backyard, the beautiful Emmental in Switzerland. They covered more than 160 km in seven days up and down the mountains. Nicole tells about how she prepared herself and her horse, what challenges they faced and whatContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 26: Backyard Adventures – Horse Trekking in Switzerland”
Sabine takes guests on horse riding adventures in Mongolia. They trek into wild landscapes and beautiful grasslands that have been the home of nomadic herders for millennia. She had a passion for horses since childhood. Yet horseback riding had been an unattainable tenet for her until she came to Mongolia. Pretty soon after arrival, sheContinue reading “Horse Riding Adventures in Mongolia – Where the Horse Embodies the Human Soul”
Fellow adventuress, Sarah, shares her experiences riding in the Mongol Derby and the challenges and difficulties she faced. She also shares her remarkable stories of competing in the inaugural race across the wild south african horse over 350 kilometers with a team of 3 endurance horses. You’ll learn what it’s like swimming with horses, ridingContinue reading “EQA Podcast Ep 15 Race the Wild Coast South Africa & the Mongol Derby”
In this episode we talk to Jodie Morton about her long distance horseback riding adventures 1,000 kilometers across Australia and another 1,000 kilometers across the USA! She shares her expert advice for riding the Bicentennial Trail in Australia as well as the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) in the USA. Her stories and horse travel talesContinue reading “Equestrian Podcast Ep 12 Riding Horses in Australia & Riding Horses Across the USA”
Imagine if you had the chance to race on horseback in the Naadam against the locals in Mongolia? The “Marcha de Resistência” is one of the LONGEST endurance competitions in the world. It takes place every year for competitors in Brazil and a few other South American nations. The event takes place over 15 daysContinue reading “2021 Endurance Race on Criollo Horses in Brazil – Compete with Gauchos!”
Karen went on an amazing adventure with her deaf dog and her troublesome horse across 13 islands completely unsupported. She shares how her crazy rescue horse was downright dangerous and it was actually suggested by a vet to have her put down. When Karen came up with the idea at this last attempt to winContinue reading “EQA Podcast Ep 11 Scotland”
One adventuress shares her experience riding as a woman in the “Marcha de Resistência” – a 750 km endurance race on criollo horses. She shares facts and information about the race and the horses. Furthermore, you’ll hear some interesting stories about her adventures in Brazil, Switzerland and as an equine vet.
Fellow adventuress Ashley shares her quest to cycle across Europe with her boyfriend. They agree to a pitstop in Albania and go on a horse trek unlike any other. They purchase three horses and embark on a cross country horse expedition in unchartered territories. Relying on the local hospitality of the Albanians and tackling someContinue reading “EQA Podcast Ep 6 Albania”
One adventuresses journey with her two horses exploring the wide open spaces of the United States of America! She left everything behind to take up this grand adventure with her partner riding and climbing around the USA over a year ago with no plans of stopping. She has explored places such as Arizona, Utah, WyomingContinue reading “EQA Podcast Ep 5 USA”
We interviewed two Equestrian Adventuresses about the “Marcha da Resistência” on a Criollo Horse in Brazil. Here’s what they revealed about one of the longest distance horse endurance races in the world, 750 kilometers in all weather conditions over 15 days.