Blog

Episode 24: Mary Ann Simonds

Listen to Episode 24 In this episode, Jec visits with Mary Ann Simonds in a discussion around how to keep horses happy in their domestic spaces. It’s a wide ranging interview and Mary Ann well versed in a wide range of subjects. While her work […]

Read more

Episode 23: Coaches’ Corner with Amy Skinner

Listen to Episode 23 First, a quick THANK YOU to our enthusiastic and growing group of listeners. This week we passed 50,000 unique downloads and are pretty humbled by the kind words and notes of encouragement we’ve been receiving. Y’all rock! In this episode, Jec […]

Read more

Episode 22: Astrid Larsen

Listen to Episode 22 Humanship. It’s an idea that has been tossed around the horse world for a few years now. During the Cayuse Collaborative Clinic, for instance, we added a bit of humanship by having a noontime session with Trish Lemke on how to […]

Read more

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, […]

Read more

Episode 20: Cathy Woods and Rider Yoga

Listen to Episode 20 with Cathy Woods For this episode, Jec interviews Cathy Woods. Cathy teaches yoga to riders and has a book on this intersection of riding and yoga, called, you guessed it, Yoga for Riders. We reviewed the book here. Even if you don’t […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Episode 17: Positive Reinforcement

Listen to Episode 17 For this episode, I take the mic from Jec and visit with Kimberly Loveless and Kerry O’Brien, horsewomen I admire for their ongoing journey of learning and making progress with their horses. In addition, they have both been generous supporters of […]

Read more

What Horses Want for the Holidays

Listen to Episode 16 This episode is an On the Fence segment with myself and Jec. We’re talking about what horses really want for Christmas. Or Hanukkah. Or Kwanzaa. We talk about education and expanding comfort zones, building confidence and we’re giving away a Beyond […]

Read more