May 27, 2021
Ariana Sakaris has lots of experience in the art of dressage, liberty, and horsemanship training. Some of Ariana's achievements include being awarded Reserve Champion with her mare “Mermaid” in the Open Division of the 2017 Midwest Horse Fair Star Search Competition, as well as with her mare “Wild Heart” in the 2017 Kentucky Extreme Mustang Makeover. Ariana has given demonstrations at the National Mounted Police Colloquium and has been a clinician at the Midwest Horse Fair. She has also participated in performances alongside her mentors at events such as Breyerfest, the Denver Stock Show, and the U.S. Dressage Finals. Listen in!
May 24, 2021
Carole York is both a writer and equine message therapist who spends most of her time running a nonprofit organization called Putting in the Magic that exists to provide a healing service for small rescue ponies, using a range of different healing modalities both on and off site. Originally from South Africa, Carole is currently based in Co Waterford, Republic of Ireland where she provides a safe place for abandoned and neglected ponies to get the proper care they need before they are eventually rehomed. Listen in!
May 20, 2021
illian Kreinbring is a specialist in biomechanics for both humans and horses especially when it comes to the two working together. With a vision to train and ride horses in accordance with sound functional anatomy and posture principles, through her business JK Inspired, LLC, Jillian's goal is to balance the natural and anatomic forces within and between the horse and human for healthy movement and vital longevity. Jillian offers online video programs through Equitopia as well as in-person clinics. Listen in!
May 17, 2021
Daniel Stewart is an international equestrian coach, clinician, motivational speaker, and sport psychology coach who helps riders overcome mental blocks in the saddle as well as understand the model of fitness for the saddle. Using all of his expertise, Daniel is the owner of Pressure Proof Academy, an online coaching program with weekly video programs, riding clinics, equestrian athlete camps, and so much more. As of today Daniel has a new book coming out through Trafalgar Square Books called Bolder, Braver Brighter. Listen to his story now!
May 12, 2021
Jen Marsden Hamilton is an internationally renown equestrian coach based out of Canada who has been teaching for over forty five years. Jen has traveled all over the world helping train horses and riders improve their performance in the show jumping ring. Recently Jen has come out with a new book called Stride Control, available for purchase through horseandriderbooks.com, where she shares all of her insights about improving adjustability through a jump. Jen has tons of riding experience, and even George Morris named her "a teaching icon". You're going to want to listen to this one!
May 10, 2021
Brad Heath is the owner of Double D Horse Trailers who has made it his mission to create the safest trailers on the road for you and your horses. Brad has designed some incredible features on his trailers that you won't find anywhere else in the United States, including the SafeTack design for the rear tack room. The SafeTack design allows the rear tack room on the slant load trailer to swing out whenever you are loading your horse! This feature not only gives you more space, but prevents your horse from feeling claustrophobic when stepping on and off the trailer. Brad's trailers are truly unique and in this episode he explains all of the advantages of designing your own horse trailer. Listen in!
May 6, 2021
Nina Hammarström is the owner of AthletEQ, a training program that encompasses the overall health of riders whether they are in or out of the saddle. With a mission to create synergy between exercise, diet, and wellbeing, Nina offers tailored training programs that have benefited top riders such as Jessica Springsteen, Emily Moffitt, and Adrienne Sternlicht on their fitness and nutrition goals. AthletEq helps your training method be specific, developed, and efficient just as our training methods for our horses are. In addition to being a fitness coach, Nina also specializes as an equine nutritionist working with some of the worlds leading sport veterinarians and performance horses. Listen in!
May 3, 2021
Nicola Philippaerts is a successful Belgian Show Jumper with some big shoes to fill after his father, Ludo Philippaerts, who was also a big name in the show jumping industry. Nicola also rides alongside his twin brother Olivier Philippaerts and together they landed arguably one of the biggest sponsorships in the horse industry with H&M. Listen in!
April 29, 2021
Aletia Reilingh is a top level dressage rider and world class farrier who teaches under the FormaHoof Academy educating horse owners and equine professionals the importance of hoof care. Aletia first became a farrier in Canada and later received a certification from Germany with many years of experience through attending University, Farrier School, and being a working student. Listen in and learn about how to become an official horseshoer as well as how to help horses with laminitis and other such hoof issues.
April 26, 2021
Parlanti International is one of the best known equestrian riding boot brands out there, and we are thrilled to have both the president and CEOs of the brand on the podcast to talk about all things Parlanti as well as how they introduced the brand to the United States. Combining business experience with horses, both Alan and Francesco had a vision to grow Parlanti and expand the company in a way that made the integrity of riding boots desired by so many equestrians and non-equestrians alike. You might not find a better boot out there. Listen in and learn about the many different boot styles to choose from as well as the structure and design of Parlanti riding boots.