October 22, 2020
Phillip Dutton is a six-time olympian and is easily one of the top eventers in the world. Very active on the U.S. eventing circuit, Phillip won the USEA Leading Rider of the Year title in 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012. In 2005, he was also named the number one FEI World Eventing Rider. He completed the 2016 season ranked number two in the world. In 2017 he finished 4th & 8th at the Land Rover Kentucky 4* and was ranked number 4 in the world. Listen in!
October 19, 2020
Wren Blae Zimmerman has sights set on making the USEF Show Jumping Ranking list, becoming the first blind show jumper to compete at the top level, and eventually competing in the Paralympic Games. Wren’s mission is to change the perception about what the blind and visually impaired are capable of through raising awareness, understanding, and acceptance of visual impairment and blindness. To hear more about her story, visit her website at wrenblae.com
October 15, 2020
No magic- just hard work, consistency, and love for the sport is the winning combination for extremely successful North Run trainer, Missy Clark. Missy has been an integral part of the hunter/jumper community. With the help of her training program, North Run has produced a massive list of successful of Grand Prix and Nation's Cup Riders.
October 12, 2020
Long time Hunter/Jumper trainer, rider, and large R-rated judge Geoff Teall joins The Equestrian Podcast to talk about all things horse showing, practice, finding the right distance, and more. As a member of many equestrian boards and committees such as USHJA, US Equestrian, American Hunter Jumper Foundation, and the Maclay Equitation Committee, Geoff has great advice for anyone looking to advance in the saddle. Listen in!
October 8, 2020
Janet Jones is both a brain scientist and horse woman who knows how to work with the horse's brain instead of against it. Recently Janet came out with her new book, Horse Brian Human Brain, which talks about the connection between how horses learn and perceive information. Janet's research on human brain function won UCLA’s Gengerelli Distinguished Dissertation Award in 1989, and since then she has written for many popular horse magazines and scientific journals. Listen in!
October 5, 2020
Melina Poole-Minnillo is a horse mom who loves her heart horses, Caraszini & Missy. From a young girl showing a couple times a year, to an adult amateur living out her dream, Melina is nothing short of what compassion and drive look like. Melina has always put her horses before the sport and her story is a great example of always believing in your dreams even during the difficult times. Listen in!
October 1, 2020
Laura Kraut is a member of the U.S. show jumping team, a seasoned international competitor and an Olympic champion. Her successful international show jumping career gives her a wealth of knowledge and the ability to coach juniors and amateurs to the highest level of global competition. Laura utilizes her hands-on experience to identify and develop prospective show jumpers to their full potential.
September 28, 2020
Becky Gochman is a horse lover, adult amateur, and brains behind your home away from home, Farm Stand (as seen on the Wellington circuit showgrounds). In this episode you will get to know Becky and hear about horses who have impacted her as well as how she impacts young riders through the Gochman grant. Listen in!
September 23, 2020
Laura became an insurance agent in 1990. She founded Connaway & Associates Equine Insurance Services, Inc. in 1992. Connaway & Associates specializes in insuring horses and horse farms in the United States, Canada and Europe. The agency has grown to one of the largest insurance agencies of its kind in the United States. Listen in!
September 21, 2020
Dr. Marilyn Connor is a DVM for Palm Beach Equine Clinic. Originally from the just north of Dallas, Texas, Dr. Connor completed her undergraduate education at Texas A&M University and graduated with honors with a Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Science with minors in Chemistry and Business. In 2014, Dr. Connor returned to Texas A&M University to complete her veterinary education at their College of Veterinary Medicine. If you're interested in learning more about the equine veterinary world, this episode is for you!