The Equestrian Podcast
[EP 280] Riding Vest 101 with Catherine Winter

[EP 280] Riding Vest 101 with Catherine Winter

October 25, 2022

Catherine Winter is a lifelong equestrian and creator of Ride Equisafe. After picking up eventing, Catherine began her quest to find an air vest which proved to be easier said than done. This led her to create Ride Equisafe, a company focused on educating riders about safety equipment and helping them select products that are right for them. Through her mobile pop-up shops and “say yes to the vest” in-person events, Catherine is committed to helping riders stay safe. Ride Equisafe carries a variety of brands so that each rider who works with Catherine can find the product perfect for them - regardless of which brand that is. Catherine has recently expanded Ride Equisafe to include apparel that is safety-equipment compatible so that riders can look great + perform while staying safe. 

[EP 279] How Carlotta Montanari Made Four Legs On Set a Worldwide Phenomenon

[EP 279] How Carlotta Montanari Made Four Legs On Set a Worldwide Phenomenon

October 20, 2022

Carlotta Montanari is an Italian visual artist and founder of Four Legs On Set. As a producer with over 20+ years of experience in the production industry, Carlotta has tons of familiarity with performing as an actress and working with horses on set in the entertainment industry. Combining her love for rescue horses in the film industry, Carlotta has worked with notable brands such as: Harley Davidson, Kendall Jenner, Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian, and so many more through her Premiere Licensed Horse Rental Company based out of Los Angeles, CA. Listen in!

[EP 278] How Lisa Lourie Operates Horse Breeding and Reproduction at Spy Coast Farm with Emily Ashton and Modesty Burleson

[EP 278] How Lisa Lourie Operates Horse Breeding and Reproduction at Spy Coast Farm with Emily Ashton and Modesty Burleson

October 17, 2022

Spy Coast Farm specializes in the breeding and development of top-quality performance horses in disciplines including the hunters, jumpers, and equitation sports. Joining the podcast once again we have the owner of Spy Coast Farm, Lisa Lourie, as well as her team Emily Ashton and Dr. Modesty Burleson. Spy Coast primarily excels in their approach to reproduction, training, competition, and sales, but additionally offers rehabilitation and fitness services including an Equine Education Center in the heart of Lexington, KY. Be sure to go back and listen to our first episode with Lisa [EP 32]. Listen in!

[EP 277] Solo Episode- Horse Show Survival Guide with Bethany Lee

[EP 277] Solo Episode- Horse Show Survival Guide with Bethany Lee

October 13, 2022

Being in the middle of Indoors season, we thought it would be appropriate for our host, Bethany Lee, to share her guide on how to stay dry and comfortable while dealing with all types of weather during a weeklong horse show. With everything from what shoes to wear to how much water you should drink, Bethany has you covered with a complete horse show survival guide in this Solo Episode as well as a shopping list guide on our website! Listen in!

[EP 276] How Amanda Gomez Promotes the Life of our Thoroughbreds

[EP 276] How Amanda Gomez Promotes the Life of our Thoroughbreds

October 10, 2022

Amanda Gomez is a professional show jumper, located at Rising Star Equestrian in Norco, CA, where she specializes in thoroughbred aftercare and competition. Working with OTTBs started as a lifelong passion for Amanda since her late father, Garrett Gomez, began his award-winning career as a jockey. Today Amanda enjoys competing in the Thoroughbred Makeover held each year at the Kentucky Horse Park as well as West Palms, HITS, and show series at Desert International Horse Park. Listen in! 

[EP 275] How One Rain Sheet Launched an Entire Company with Katrina Coldren

[EP 275] How One Rain Sheet Launched an Entire Company with Katrina Coldren

October 3, 2022

Katrina Coldren is the owner and president of The Clothes Horse, an original company that has been manufacturing horse blankets and other barn uniform necessities in the same building since 1993. Started by Edith Friedman, The Clothes Horse is famous for crafting everything from tack room drapes to trunk covers with quality and classic design. Listen in!

[EP 274] How Catherine Haddad’s Knowledge of Horse Breeding Expands Internationally

[EP 274] How Catherine Haddad’s Knowledge of Horse Breeding Expands Internationally

September 29, 2022

Catherine Haddad is a professional Dressage rider with an impressive resume at the top levels of the sport. Having competed in 2 FEI World Cup Finals, numerous top placings in Nations Cups, CDI5*, and other top Grand Prix competitions, Catherine has earned gold medals from both the USDF and the German Federation. Catherine spent over 20 years riding and training in Germany before returning to the US to continue her training and breeding businesses based out of Florida and New Jersey. Today, Catherine is a Co-Owner, Founder and Head Trainer of NorCordia Horse Sales which focuses on bringing together the perfect partnership between horse and rider. Listen in! 

[EP 273] How Anne-Sophie Milette Matches Horses and Riders within Europa Horse Agency

[EP 273] How Anne-Sophie Milette Matches Horses and Riders within Europa Horse Agency

September 26, 2022

Anne-Sophie Milette runs Europa Horse Agency, a company based in Belgium that helps buyers find their perfect match through a wide network of stables and breeders from Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, and France. Anne-Sophie grew up on a horse, starting her first regional show jumping competition at the age of eleven. Born in Quebec, Anne-Sophie spent her winters in Florida learning from some of the best of the sport including the Millar family and Peter Leone. Listen in!

[EP 272] Changing the Amateur Rider Narrative with Nina Fedrizzi

[EP 272] Changing the Amateur Rider Narrative with Nina Fedrizzi

September 22, 2022

Nina Fedrizzi is an equestrian, travel, and lifestyle writer based in Upstate New York. She began her career at Travel + Leisure and is a former senior editor at NF Style. Nina is an equestrian columnist for Robb Report, a regular contributor to Noëlle Floyd, Horse Network, and The Plaid Horse. Her work has been featured in Endless Vacation, This Old House, Smithsonian, and Wynn Magazine. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Nina loves to write about all topics in the equestrian industry, including her experience as an adult amateur working towards her riding goals while enjoying time with her young family.

[EP 271] Solo Episode on the History of Equestrian Fashion with Bethany Lee

[EP 271] Solo Episode on the History of Equestrian Fashion with Bethany Lee

September 20, 2022

Since the beginning of time, horses have been incorporated in society's way of transportation, recreation, and fashion. In this solo episode Bethany Lee breaks down some iconic moments in both mainstream and high fashion that highlighted the true elegance and power of the animal we all love, horses. From western fringe to english leather, equestrian fashion continues to take the runway stage and everyday styles. Listen in!

Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App