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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 […]

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Episode 29: Whit Hibbard

Listen to Episode 29. From producer Maddy Butcher: Today, Jec loans the mic to me for an interview with Whit Hibbard, a fourth generation Montana rancher and low stress stockmanship professional. I met Whit several years ago when he was passing through Colorado, giving presentations […]

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Katrin Silva: 10 Red Flags

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 […]

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Episode 28: Jane Myers & Equiculture

Listen to Episode 28 Today, Jec interviews Jane Myers. Jane runs the educational website Equiculture with her husband, Stuart. The couple, based in England but also having spent many years in Australia, offer advice on everything from riding to getting along with your horse to […]

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Episode 27: Mare-Gelding Bias

Listen to Episode 27 Episode 27 is an On the Fence segment. That’s where Jec and I meet on the virtual fence to talk about an issue or topic. Maybe it’s been bugging us or exciting us or simply asking us to give it a […]

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Episode 26: Toby Cross and Josh McElroy

  Listen to Episode 26 Visit main podcast page and enter to win Yeti and Nomadix gear. A lot has been said about the benefits of therapy work with equines. They help us immensely. Clients with mental and physical challenges have been gravitating to equine […]

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Episode 25: Coaches’ Corner

Listen to Episode 25 We have a scintillating coaches’ corner with Jec and Amy Skinner. Amy is a trainer and Best Horse Practices Summit presenter based in North Carolina. Here, the two discuss a saddling concern sent in by a listener in Michigan: “When Bandit, […]

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Episode 24: Matt De Young

Listen to Episode 24 with Matt De Young In this episode, Jec interviews Matt DeYoung, executive director of Santa Cruz Mountains Trail Stewardship. He’s a mountain biker. I know. What is Matt doing on our podcast? Much has been said about mountain bike and horse […]

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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 […]

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Episode 23: Susan Kauffmann

Listen to Episode 23 Kauffmann is the co-author with Christina Cline of The Essential Hoof Book: The Complete Modern Guide to Horse Feet – Anatomy, Care and Health, Disease Diagnosis and Treatment. Trust me – despite the mouthful of a title, this is a wonderfully […]

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