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!
Lemon sticks, elaborate hats, Ladies Day, and perfectly groomed horses. Where else could I be on Memorial Day week besides Devon Pennsylvania.
The Devon Horse Show has been running for the last 123 years. Three years ago the show introduced Arena Eventing, which has quickly become one of our favorite events the show hosts throughout the week-long schedule of hunters, jumpers, driving, and saddle-seat.
In this episode of the podcast we're talking all about Devon, when we first fell in love with it and what keeps us going back year after year.
Do you have a spooky horse? Is every plastic bag or moving object around the corner ruining your ride? We've got some tips for you, including one you might not have heard of before CBD oil.
CDB has a huge following but it has been banned from use in competition horses. On this week's show we have Olivia Otto founder of Horse CBD sharing some of her personal experience with the oil, plus the benefits it could have for your horse!
This week on our equestrian podcast were hitting some controversial topics. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and being involved in what can be a stressful sport, even at the lower levels, we wanted to discuss the importance of maintaining your mental health. We'll be sharing some tips to keep your mental game strong, but if you ever feel like your barely keeping your head above water reach out to someone like the National Alliance on Mental Health.
On a more cheerful note, we are also talking dogs at the barn. Should you leave your dog at home or does your trusty companion go everywhere with you? There has been a recent increase in negative interactions between horse and dogs in a variety of cases - from the Land Rover 3-Day Event, to a trail in New Jersey, to a farm in North Carolina. Our advise? Know your dog and keep your pooch and your horse safe.
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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.