Another episode of our Horse Breeds around the World Series. Today we talk about a horse breed from South America: The Mangalarga Marchador, national horse breed of Brazil. A gaited horse, this breed is known for its versatility, smoothness and trainability. I am have invited two experts on the breed who can tell us allContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 227: Mangalarga Marchador – The Gaited Horse of Brazil”
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Horse Podcast Ep 165: Riding Mules in Peru
Today, our podcast travels to Peru to talk about a very interesting topic: Mules. Sometimes called “the better horse”, mules are definitely different from our more common equine friends and they require a bit more care in riding and handling. They reward you with an exceptional strength, sure-footedness and hardiness on the trail. I amContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 165: Riding Mules in Peru”
Horse Podcast Ep 139: Where to Next? Horse Destination Ecuador!
Another destination episode, Ute talks about one of her favourite countries today: Ecuador. A horse rider’s paradise, Ecuador is a small country with a great diversity both in countryside as well as in flora and fauna. Mountains, volcanos, Inca monuments, colonial cities, beaches and islands, all can be found in this small country in NorthernContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 139: Where to Next? Horse Destination Ecuador!”
How To Go Horse Riding In Peru
I’m going to be taking you to the land of Peru, which is famous for the Incas and Machu Picchu. We’re going to be discussing how you can go horse riding in Peru, what to see, top travel tips and of course where you can book your next equestrian adventure.
How to Go Horse Riding in Colombia
In this article we will be discussing top travel tips, top locations to visit and where you can book your next expedition to go horse riding in Colombia.
Equine Industry: Interviews with Empowered Women
We interview empowered women working in the equine industry. We talk about their amazing accomplishments with horses in a male dominated country. We want to show women around the world the different types of jobs they can do with horses, because we need more women “holding the reins” and being in charge for a change!
How To Ride Horses in Argentina
In this article we’re going to be sharing with you why an Argentinian horse riding holiday needs to be on your bucket list as an equestrian! Argentina is the land of gauchos and of course delicious steak. So, that’s some of the reasons why you need to go there. We’re going to be diving intoContinue reading “How To Ride Horses in Argentina”
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”
Meet the Right Hand Woman of Natural Horsemanship Legend Monty Roberts
German-born horse trainer Denise Heinlein was one of the very few women and foreigners to have presented horses in Argentina’s prestigious La Rural show. She is the right hand (wo)man of famous horse whisperer Monty Roberts and when she’s not busy training natural horsemanship students at the Monty Roberts International Learning Center in California, sheContinue reading “Meet the Right Hand Woman of Natural Horsemanship Legend Monty Roberts”
2023 Endurance Race on Criollo Horses in Brazil – Compete with Gauchos!
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 “2023 Endurance Race on Criollo Horses in Brazil – Compete with Gauchos!”