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Horse Podcast Ep 147: Working Equitation

On today’s episode Ute talks with Denise Lukins, Equestrian Adventuress and horse rider from Washington State. Denise has discovered the discipline of Working Equitation a coupe of years ago and has been hooked. She competes on several different horses and enjoys travelling to different clinics and competitions. Today she shares with us some information aboutContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 147: Working Equitation”

Horse Podcast Ep 129: Missouri Fox Trotter – The Horse of the Ozark Mountains

Another episode of our Horse Breeds around the World Series. Today we talk about a lesser-known American breed of horses which is iconic for the state of Missouri and which was breed to ride and settle the Ozark Mountains. The settlers wanted to have a comfortable, sure footed riding horse which could be also usedContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 129: Missouri Fox Trotter – The Horse of the Ozark Mountains”

Horse Podcast Ep 104: An Unlikely Endurance Horse – Competing her Tennessee Walker in the Tevis Cup

In today’s episode, Ute talks with Susan Garlinghouse, DVM and Endurance Rider. Susan is on the AERC (American Endurance Riders Conference) board and lives in Tevis Country. She has competed in Endurance competitions all her life. After riding Arabians and Arabian crosses, she fell in love with a big, portly Tennessee Walking Horse called JohnContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 104: An Unlikely Endurance Horse – Competing her Tennessee Walker in the Tevis Cup”

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”

Horse Podcast Ep 68: Saving the Wild Horses of New Zealand

On today’s episode Ute talks with Kelly Wilson, one of the Wilson Sisters, who have been at the frontline to save and popularise the feral Kaimanawa horses of New Zealand’s North Island. Kelly and her sisters grew up around horses and have been all successful show jumpers even before they discovered the Kaimanawa horses. OnceContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 68: Saving the Wild Horses of New Zealand”

How To Go Horseback Riding In New Mexico

New Mexico – why it needs to be on your equestrian bucket list! Located in the USA it’s the land of chillies, festivals and culture. We’re going to discuss horseback riding in New Mexico: what to see, top travel tips and of course where you can book your next riding expedition.

Horse Podcast Ep 62: Real & Virtual Adventures – Tevis Cup, Covid Derby & Ultra Marathons

On today’s episode, Ute talks to Devan Horn, Equestrian Adventuress, Endurance Rider and Ultra Marathon Runner. Devan tells us all about her various horse riding adventures around the world and about how she prepares herself and her horses and how she finances her riding. In summer 2020 she organized the Covid Derby, a virtual 1000-MilesContinue reading “Horse Podcast Ep 62: Real & Virtual Adventures – Tevis Cup, Covid Derby & Ultra Marathons”

Exploring the Continental Divide Trail in Colorado

Nancy tells us about her ride-of-a-lifetime along a part of the Continental Divide Trail in Colorado. After having ridden at high altitude the whole summer she was able to convince the trail guides to allow her to use her own horse, a leggy Arabian. This was an unusual sight in between the drafty trail horsesContinue reading “Exploring the Continental Divide Trail in Colorado”

Equestrian Podcast Ep 12 Riding Horses in Australia & Riding Horses Across the USA

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”

Take the Bison by the Horns: Bison Roundup on Antelope Island, Utah

This time fellow Adventuress Adrienne takes us on a very special equestrian adventure: the yearly bison roundup on Antelope Island, Utah. The stunning landscape at the Great Salt Lake is the setting for thrilling action trying to drive a herd of almost 800 bison in their winter pens. Adrienne shares her a unique inside experienceContinue reading “Take the Bison by the Horns: Bison Roundup on Antelope Island, Utah”