One of the biggest tensions of horse owners is usually when they move stables with their horses or buy a new horse and need to integrate him into their herd. This process can take weeks or even months and can include injuries and worries for the stable and horse owners. In today’s podcast episode IContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 278: Integrating a New Horse in the Herd”
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Horse Podcast Ep 264: Eco-friendly Horsekeeping
How can we keep horses in an eco-friendly way and reduce their and our ecological footprint? This is the question I want to talk about in today’s podcast episode. Horse are big animals, they eat and poop a lot and need space. But did you know that horses are also carbon sequesters and can helpContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 264: Eco-friendly Horsekeeping”
Horse Podcast Ep 251: DIY for Horses
Do you love being creative and work with your hands? Then get ready for some amazing DIY projects for your horse, barn or horsey friends. Make your own horse stuff, unique and personalised. It can save you some money and is a great way of spending some of your time getting active, alone or withContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 251: DIY for Horses”
Horse Podcast Ep 249: How Old Is Your Horse?
Do you know how to tell how old your horse is? For some horse owners, the registration or passport will show when your horse was born. Not all of us will have access to these documents. In today’s EQA # 249 we discuss some ways to tell the age of a horse. Starting with theirContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 249: How Old Is Your Horse?”
Horse Podcast Ep 247: Bucket List – Adventures Await!
A bucket list is defined as a list of things to do before you die. I prefer to look at them as a wish or goal list of things I want to accomplish. A while back a survey was done in our Facebook group on adventuresses’ top bucket list destinations. They discuss everywhere from theContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 247: Bucket List – Adventures Await!”
Horse Podcast Ep 245: Exercise – Getting Riding Fit
What is your exercise level? Are you ready to hit the trails once the snow is all melted? Even though Horse riding is a full-body workout, you want to make sure that your muscles are ready for that full-body workout. Exercise or exercising your muscles will help you feel confident in the saddle and helpContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 245: Exercise – Getting Riding Fit”
Horse Podcast Ep 243: Horse Trailer Safety – What You Need to know if Disaster Strikes!
When it comes to horse trailer safety do you know what to do if disaster strikes? Join Heather as she speaks with Mandy Abraham on this very important topic. They discuss a spring check-up list that ensures your rig is in good repair. Tips on what to pack in your trailer safety kit, completing aContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 243: Horse Trailer Safety – What You Need to know if Disaster Strikes!”
Horse Podcast Ep 242: Saddles – Which Kind Do You Have?
The saddle is an essential piece of equipment for all equestrians. They come in all shapes, sizes, designs, and even colors. They provide comfort while out riding, help maintain position and balance for both the horse and rider. The saddle was an invention that helped distribute the weight more evenly over the horse’s back makingContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 242: Saddles – Which Kind Do You Have?”
Horse Podcast Ep 240: Unique Horse Colors- Pt 2
How many unique horse colors do you think there are. In part 2 of Unique horse colors, Heather discusses color patterns, rare horse colors, and what genes cause horses to be completely white. We learn about pigment cells and how genetic mechanisms work. From the Chocolate flaxen color to the leopard spotting color we coverContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 240: Unique Horse Colors- Pt 2”
Horse Podcast Ep 238: Horse Coat Colors – Rare and Unique
We know that horse coat colors are broken down into 4-5 base colors, brown, black, grey, white, and sometimes chestnut. However, it is the DNA or genetics that really determines what color the hair /coat actually is. In today’s EQA # 238 we learn about some rare and unique horse coat colors. From the scienceContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 238: Horse Coat Colors – Rare and Unique”