Episode 5: Maintenance Work with Amy Skinner

Listen to Episode 5 In this episode, Jec interviews Amy Skinner for a Coaches’ Corner around maintenance. It’s a funny concept to shake up a routine, right? Because routines are, by definition, repeated, standard procedures. It is such a fun discussion and I know it […]

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Episode 4: Anna Blake and Calming Signals

Listen to Episode 4 In this episode, Jec interviews Anna Blake, a Colorado horsewoman with a popular blog and several volumes of her life with horses, in prose and poetry. The two focus on calming signals. More on that in a sec, after I mention […]

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On the Fence: Adult Learning

Listen to Episode 3 In this episode, we talk about adult learning. It’s a topic suggested by Natalie in Montana and we got help bouncing it around from Liz and Chris in California. Natalie is working on a ranch and taking riding lessons. She sees […]

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Working Equitation: Ali Kermeen

Listen to Episode 2 here. In this is episode, Jec chats with Ali Kermeen about working equitation. It’s a relatively new discipline that’s open to riders of all disciplines and Ali has a new book about it. Find her Working Equitation book here. If you’re […]

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Season 3 Podcast Suggestions

We’re thrilled with suggestions for interviewees and topics for our third season. THANK YOU to all contributors, two of whom will receive gear from Patagonia WorkWear. Submit a podcast suggestion or send us your feedback here. Here’s a synopsis for your perusal: From Robin: I […]

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Season 3 Premiere

Listen to Episode 1, Season 3 Welcome to Season 3! Our show is a 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 […]

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Episode 30: Running, Riding, Core Fitness

Listen to Episode 30: Running, Riding, Core Fitness This episode is dedicated to a listener question from Julie in New Mexico. Her question has to do with cross training. A lot of us like to do other activities aside from riding – yoga, swimming, or, […]

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Bitless Options with Ben Longwell

Listen to Episode 28 In this episode, we respond to a listener question about bitless options. Ellie writes from Zimbabwe. Pretty nifty, huh? She says: my question is about ‘bitless’ bridles, side pulls, or the bosals or any other type of ‘bitless’ bridle that you […]

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Episode 26: Coaches’ Corner with Lynn Acton

Listen to Episode 26: Considering Treats In this episode, Jec visits with Lynn Acton for a Coaches’ Corner discussion around treats. I am really pleased that they are taking this topic. Like you, I have an opinion around treating that has been reinforced by experience […]

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