Episode 13: Lynn Acton & Investigative Behavior

Listen to Episode 13 As I talk into the mic from my Colorado home office, we’re about a week away from the kickoff of the Best Horse Practices Summit in Lexington, Kentucky.  It’s exciting and the days are chock full of tending to details: airport […]

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Episode 12: West Taylor

Listen to Episode 12: West Taylor For this episode, Maddy talks with West Taylor. West runs Wild West Mustang Ranch in central Utah and has been a Best Horse Practices Summit presenter twice. He has scores of videos on his site as well as on […]

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Episode 11: Virtual Lessons

Listen to Episode 11 with Patrick King For this episode, Jec invites Patrick King, the renown clinician and trainer with a very active online presence, but who travels widely, too. They talk about the pros and cons of virtual lessons. It’s pretty cool because Jec […]

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Episode 9: Daniel Dauphin

Listen to Episode 9 For this episode, I’m taking the reins, like ya do, from my colleague Jec, to talk with Daniel Dauphin. Dauphin is a Louisiana horseman who lives about halfway between Houston and New Orleans. He has an engaging website that caught my […]

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Solving Arena Boredom

Editor’s Note: Amy Skinner is a regular guest columnist and has been a horse gal since age six. She has presented twice at the Best Horse Practices Summit and is the author of To Catch a Horse: Finding the Heart of your Horsemanship. She rides […]

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Episode 8: Rider Fear

Listen to Episode 8: Rider Fear Maybe it’s more common among women. Maybe it’s just more openly talked about among women. Maybe what we do, ride an animal that’s about 10 times our weight is a good, cold fact to consider. According to folks out […]

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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 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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