Single Tasking

Editor’s Note: Best Horse Practices Summit presenter Katrin Silva grew up riding dressage in Germany before moving to the United States at age 19 to learn to ride Western. She’s been riding both disciplines for the last 20 years and is a regular guest columnist […]

Episode 21: Karen Rohlf

Listen to Episode 21 with Karen Rohlf. One of the things Jec and I are working on, here on the podcast, in writing, on social media, at at the Cayuse Collaborative Clinics, is humanship. We think that in order to be best for your horses, […]

A Horse of My Own?

Editor’s Note: Best Horse Practices Summit presenter Katrin Silva grew up riding dressage in Germany before moving to the United States at age 19 to learn to ride Western. She’s been riding both disciplines for the last 20 years and is a regular guest columnist […]

Episode 19: Dr. Doug Thal

Listen to Episode 19 For this episode, Jec interviews Dr. Doug Thal of Thal Equine in Santa Fe, New Mexico. I first started talking with Doug a year or more ago. He came highly recommended by Katrin Silva as someone personable and knowledgeable on all […]

Episode 18: Coaches’ Corner with Amy Skinner

Listen to Episode 18 As you have probably heard, our show is an enlightened space for riders and horse owners of all disciplines to learn best practices and to discover ways to better connect with their horses. Plus, we like to feel safe and have […]

Vet Your Vet!

Editor’s Note: To benefit our equines, tasks are often performed by specialized individuals: farriers, equine dentists, and veterinarians. For those who can afford more, there are nutritionists, saddle fitters, trainers, chiropractors, and body workers. There are acupuncturists, equine scientists and researchers. How is the horse […]

Episode 6: Cross Training

Listen to Episode 6 Season 2, Episode Six is a Coaches’ Corner with Amy Skinner in North Carolina. Here, Jec and Amy visit about cross training. It ties into our last episode in which we discussed what horses and riders need to know. It comes […]

Podcast Season One

Head to Season 2 Head to Season 3 Season One Listen to Episode 1, featuring Jim Masterson of the Masterson Method Listen to Episode 2, featuring Warwick Schiller Listen to Episode 3, featuring Dr. Steve Peters Listen to Episode 4, featuring Ballou and Butcher Listen […]

Episode 30: Horse Shows

Listen to Episode 30 I’m feeling pretty pleased that here we are at Episode 30. Thirty! It was about a year ago when Jec and I first started bouncing around the idea of a podcast. We were decidedly not interested in just throwing one out […]

6 Signs: Toxic Trainer Test

Editor’s Note: Amy Skinner is a regular guest columnist and has been a horse gal since age six. She will present an arena demonstration with fellow trainer and rider, Katrin Silva, at the Best Horse Practices Summit. She rides and teaches dressage and Western. Skinner […]