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Episode 22: Alexis Kanda-Olmstead

Listen to Episode 22 In what may be our finale on the topic of Gender Gyrations, we visit with Alexis Kanda-Olmstead of Dartmouth College. She’s an expert on gender bias and has some helpful insight and recommendations for horse owners and riders. Watch her TED […]

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Stockmanship Journal Available Now

Whit Hibbard, a fourth generation Montana rancher and a man with a doctorate in Human Sciences, is the publisher of the Stockmanship Journal. Read more about Whit and his work here. Recently, he published Volume 7 and has made it available to all, for free. […]

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Episode 21: Scott Monroe

In our 21st episode, Jec Ballou interviews acclaimed horseman Scott Monroe. Listen to Episode 21. Scott has competed internationally in Combined Driving, which parallels three-day eventing in its collection of disciplines, involving arena and cross country work, timed and judged events. The sport can be […]

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Episode 20: Becky Hart

  Listen to Episode 20 This week, Jec has an interesting and enlightening conversation with legendary endurance rider, Becky Hart. Hart has competed at an international level for longer than some of our listeners have been on this planet. One of her highlights, she says, […]

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Episode 19: On The Fence

Listen to Episode 19 We’ve got an On the Fence segment for Episode 19, that’s where Jec and I meet and interview each other. Weirdly, it’s been one of the most popular features of the podcast. So thanks, y’all! Here, we continue Gender Gyrations, a […]

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Episode 18: Trailer Loading & Gender Gyrations

Listen to Episode 18 We debut Gender Gyrations, a conversation around gender bias in our horse communities. With comments from listeners and Mustang Maddy, who posted recently: “five signs you’re in a toxic relationship with a clinician” It received thousands of likes and hundreds of comments. […]

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Episode 17: Gayle Ecker

Listen to Episode 17. Head to Main Podcast Page. In Episode 17, Jec interviews Gayle Ecker, director of Equine Guelph (pronounced ‘gwelf’) at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. Ecker is at the forefront of offering evidence-based, research-supported online courses for students of the […]

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Episode 16: Dr. Sara Tanza

Listen to Episode 16. In our latest episode, Jec interviews Dr. Sara Tanza, who founded Pelvic Potential, a physical therapy clinic in Santa Cruz, California. She visits with Jec about the challenges around pelvic strength and mobility. It’s all tied to our ability to connect […]

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Rehab Continues, a Podcast Follow-Up

A few months back, Cathi Champion emailed us a Listener Question for our podcast. Listen and read more here. It concerned the long-term rehabilitation of her quarter horse mare. Jec had some great suggestions. We recently checked in with Cathi, a Best Horse Practices Summit […]

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Episode 15: Dr. Lacher talks supplements

  Listen to Episode 15 Go to Main Podcast page Dr. Erica Lacher of Springhill Equine Veterinary Clinic in northern Florida likes to research any supplement that her clients are giving their horses or thinking of giving their horses. Turns out, she says, almost none […]

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