We're self proclaimed people pleasers - we do anything and everything to make those around us happy, and I think this is a trait amongst so many equestrians.
In this episode we want you to feel empowered to say no when it comes to commitments, things you aren't sure about, and to maintain you and your horse's confidence.
You can click here to read the blog I mentioned about balancing the aspects of life as an adult amateur!
Victims of sexual assualt and misconduct finally have a voice thanks to Safe Sport from US Equestrian but when one of the industry's most renowned trainer is in the hot seat we as equestrians all need to take a step back and look out for one another.
We won't be reporting on whether or not we think George is guilty of what he's been accused for - that isn't our job. Instead, we'll be sharing our thoughts about how we, together as a community, can keep our sport fun and safe for everyone.
For more information on Safe Sport, click here.
In this week's rant we're on a roll about saddle standards and what you need to look out for because what you think you are ordering might not be what you are actually recieving. Check out the photos below!
P.S. We also mentioned the book about 'suffering in silence' and misspoke that was a book by Dr. Joyce Harman but it is actually Jochen Schleese's book on saddle fitting!
What happens when a dedicated hunter rider walks into the jumper ring? Find out on this episode of the podcast where I'll be sharing my first experience in the jumper ring after spending many years in Hunterland.
Scotland, leather work, and all things saddles on this episode of the podcast. We're finally debriefing from Miranda's saddle making course in Scotland.
We'll be bantering about what it was like traveling to a foreign country solo, the importance of a well constructed saddle, and what you should look for next time you are in the market for a saddle.
Should your horse be barefoot or should you put shoes on him? What are the disadvantages and advantages to each?
We're sharing our thoughts from the viewpoint of the horse owner and having dealt with this very struggle with our own horses. Listen now and join the conversation in the comments below!
We pay a lot of money to get dirty in our most expensive clothes, give up social lives, and can never seem to get enough of the smell of horse manure.
'Horse people' seem to be a breed of their own, in this episode we're talking about what it means to be a part of this crazy equestrian life.
P.S. We've also started a book club! Click Here to Watch the First Episode.
Once you've lost your confidence as a rider, gaining it back is a difficult and challenging road.
If we are being really honest, riding horses can be really scary sometimes. Any bad experience we have in the saddle can leave us feeling less confident and thinking about all the 'what ifs'.
In this episode we are squashing the stigma and saying why it is okay to not always 'get back on the horse'.
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Finding the right trainer and program for your horse can be really difficult! In this episode we will be sharing our tips on making sure you have the right guidance.
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Imagine you on a 10 and under soccer team, but your team is completely comprised of other plays that speak languages other than your native tongue. Now, you have to coordinate the team to try to win the game...wouldn't that be a challenge?
It really isn't all that different than our challenges we face riding, working with a teammate (much larger than us too) how doesn't understand our language. When our communication is unclear, or if the horse has something going on that he is unable to communicate we can face some pretty big frustrations in our riding.
Every rider from time to time hits a point of frustration but in today's video we want to help you work through 4 simple steps to getting to the next level!
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The Canter Banter equestrian podcast hosted by two adult amateur riders, Miranda and Julia. Bringing over 20 years of experience in the horse industry to your headphones. Join us as we discuss hot debates, our ride-or-die favorite products, plus our learning experiences along the way.