Practical Horseman Podcast

Practical Horseman Podcast

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The Practical Horseman podcast features conversat…


Nick Haness
Sep 25 • 48 min
After a self-funded successful Junior career, California hunter rider Nick Haness started his own training and sales business, Hunterbrook Farms in 2009. The next several years were filled with multiple top placings in the hunter divisions including…
Geoff Teall
Sep 11 • 55 min
Based in Wellington, Florida, Geoff Teall has been involved in the horse industry for more than 40 years. He started out at age 8 foxhunting in upstate New York, learning from Mike Kelly and Gordon Wright. As a young professional, Geoff joined forces with…
Sarah Maslin Nir
Aug 28 • 30 min
Sarah Maslin Nir is a staff reporter for the New York Times and author of the book, Horse Crazy: The Story of a Woman and a World in Love with an Animal, published in August 2020. Sarah describes her book as “a reported look at obsession”—the world’s…
Eric Navet
Aug 14 • 33 min
Eric Navet represented France at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics after being partnered with J’t’adore just three months earlier. After that, he and his homebred Quito de Baussy enjoyed several years at the top of the sport. They earned individual and team…
Hannah Isop
Jul 17 • 18 min
Third-generation equestrian Hannah Isop teaches and trains at her family’s Harkaway Farm, in North Salem, New York, with her aunt, Tracy Freels, and her mother, Susie Isop, who manages the barn. Her grandparents, Jeri and Bob Freels, were both horse…
Don Stewart
Jun 19 • 24 min
Finding and developing good sporthorses has been Don Stewart’s forte for 45 years in the business. During that time, he’s proven his expertise by winning innumerable championships as a rider and a coach at all the major shows, including Devon, the…
Natalie Gavi
May 8 • 21 min
Natalie Gavi is a lifelong rider and registered dietitian nutritionist who specializes in sports nutrition for the equestrian athlete. Through her practice, Gavi Nutrition, Natalie develops individualized nutrition plans to help riders reach their goals…
Brian Moggre
Apr 10 • 20 min
Eighteen-year-old Brian Moggre has taken the show-jumping world by storm. In March of 2019, Brian and his Westphalian gelding MTM Vivre Le Reve, or Erkel, picked up their first international win at the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Ocala. Moggre was…
Andrew Welles
Mar 27 • 34 min
Originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, international show jumper Andrew Welles developed his passion for horses at a young age. He grew up in the sport and eventually trained under equitation and show-jumping trainer Missy Clark and finished out his…
A Special Episode
Mar 20 • 30 min
We’re trying something new this week—reading one of our favorite training articles from the magazine. One reason we’re releasing this special edition podcast is that this is the first full week of the coronavirus pandemic taking full effect in the United…
Karl Cook
Mar 13 • 31 min
Grand-prix show jumper Karl Cook believes that understanding and tending to his horses’ physical well-being is critical to effective communication between horse and rider. This concept is something he has learned, in part, from Eric Navet, the 1990 World…
Beezie Madden
Feb 28 • 27 min
Elizabeth “Beezie” Madden has been riding since she was 3 years old when her parents, who owned a farm near Milwaukee, Wisconsin, gave her a small gray pony named Flicka. She rode in junior equitation and hunter divisions, riding a borrowed horse in the…
Frank Madden
Feb 14 • 46 min
Top hunter/jumper/equitation trainer Frank Madden has been a fixture in the winner’s circle at all the major equitation finals for over four decades. Recognized as one of the most successful trainers of young talent, his students dominate the junior ranks…
Adrienne Sternlicht
Jan 17 • 36 min
Twenty-seven-year-old Adrienne Sternlicht’s main passion has always been riding, but the 2018 World Equestrian Games team gold medalist has taken an unorthodox path to the top of the sport. Adrienne made her Nations Cup debut in May 2017 with her beloved…
Laura Kraut
Jan 3 • 36 min
Olympic show jumper Laura Kraut’s four-decade career includes three appearances on both the U.S. Olympic team and the World Equestrian Games team. She has also competed in numerous World Cup Finals, has ridden in countless Nations Cups and has more than…
Andre Dignelli
Dec 20, 2019 • 34 min
Andre Dignelli has been producing national hunter, jumper and equitation champions for over 20 years. He came from a non-horsey family and along with his two brothers, convinced his parents to move to rural New York where they eventually talked their…
Carleton and Traci Brooks
Dec 6, 2019 • 37 min
Carleton and Traci Brooks have a lifetime of experience with horses, an extensive teaching and training background and are known for their ability to match horses and riders to produce results.They run their successful hunter/jumper/equitation business,…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - Boyd Martin
Nov 22, 2019 • 62 min
Boyd Martin is one of the world’s leading international event riders, and has had competitive success at every five-star across the globe. He has represented the United States at two Olympic Games, three World Equestrian Games and two Pan American Games.…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - Liv Gude
Nov 8, 2019 • 56 min
Top groom Liv Gude spent years in the saddle riding hunters, jumpers, reining and ultimately dressage before she focused on learning all she could as a professional groom. She started her grooming career with Guenter Seidel in California in 2006, caring…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - Bob Cacchione and Peter Cashman
Oct 25, 2019 • 58 min
Founded by Bob Cacchione in 1967 when he was a sophomore at Farleigh Dickinson University, the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association’s goal is to give college students the opportunity to participate in equestrian competition regardless of financial…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - Bonus Episode: Part II with Jim Wofford
Oct 18, 2019 • 47 min
In this special Part II bonus episode, eventing icon Jim Wofford discusses a wide range of topics from what he struggled with as a rider and what he found easy to why he thinks he wouldn’t be a successful rider in today’s short format three-day event. He…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - Jim Wofford
Oct 11, 2019 • 80 min
Jim Wofford is an eventing icon. As a rider, he competed in three Olympics—in 1968, 1972 and 1980, winning two team silver medals and one individual silver medal. He also rode in two World Championships in 1970 and 1978, winning individual and team bronze…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - Sandy Ferrell
Sep 27, 2019 • 53 min
Top hunter rider and trainer Sandy Ferrell began riding at the age of 4 and progressed through a stellar junior career competing in the pony, hunter/jumper and equitation divisions. She later opened her own business, Royall Show Hunters and has coached…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - Georgina Bloomberg
Sep 13, 2019 • 27 min
Georgina Bloomberg isn’t just an international-level show jumper, she’s also a philanthropist and a devoted animal welfare advocate. She shares how she got involved in charity work, including how others can help as well. Georgina also talks about her…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - Tom Brennan
Aug 30, 2019 • 76 min
Hunter rider and trainer and U.S. Equestrian Federation “R” judge Tom Brennan started riding school horses at a local hunt-seat barn in Massachusetts. As a freshman at Stonehill College, he joined the school’s Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - Kevin Babington
Aug 16, 2019 • 31 min
International show jumper Kevin Babington has represented his native Ireland in numerous international competitions including the 2002 World Equestrian Games and the 2004 Olympic Games. Based in the U.S., Kevin continues to train and compete at the…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - Matt Brown
Aug 2, 2019 • 33 min
Upper-level event rider Matt Brown has been a familiar name at the top of the sport for the past decade. Hear about his unique background, training philosophies, top horses and find out how he overcomes challenges to stay focused on his goals. See…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - Selena O’ Hanlon
Jul 19, 2019 • 63 min
Top eventer Selena O’Hanlon has been a stalwart of the Canadian team, competing at the 2008 Olympics, three consecutive World Equestrian Games and the Pan American Games. In this episode, she shares insight into her early riding education, how she got…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - Liza Boyd
Jul 5, 2019 • 46 min
Top hunter rider Liza Towell shares her path to success, which includes learning how to handle mistakes and manage nerves. Liza also speaks on what, as an instructor, she sees students having trouble with in their own rounds and encourages people to focus…
The Practical Horseman Podacast - Shelley Campf
Jun 21, 2019 • 47 min
Hunter/equitation trainer Shelley Campf is a top West Coast hunter/equitation trainer and rider, who wrote a training article for Practical Horseman magazine, “Get ‘In the Zone’ for Better Jumping.” In the article, she describes her training philosophy…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - Allison Springer
Jun 7, 2019 • 38 min
For over a decade, Allison Springer has been one of the top event riders in the United States. It’s not just her victories in competitions that make her a fan favorite—her horsemanship and focus on safety are paramount. Listen as Allison shares insights…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - Dom and Jimmie Schramm
May 24, 2019 • 46 min
Dynamic husband-and-wife duo Dom and Jimmie Schramm are two of the most popular rising stars in the sport of eventing in the United States. In this week’s podcast, you’ll hear the entertaining story of how this unlikely pair from Australia and Texas met…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - William Fox-Pitt
May 10, 2019 • 26 min
British Olympian William Fox-Pitt is one of the most respected and successful riders in the history of eventing. Over the past 20 years, he’s won dozens of accolades at some of the world’s biggest events. He shares a few of his training philosophies and…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - Sharon White
Apr 26, 2019 • 34 min
Five-star eventer Sharon White has been a staple in the world of elite eventing for decades. Sharon shares insight into how she got started in the sport, how much she loves learning and what riders have served as mentors for her. She also talks about her…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - Anne Kursinski
Apr 11, 2019 • 73 min
Five-time Olympic show jumper Anne Kursinski talks about her favorite horses, how she prepares both herself and her horses for competition, her training insights and her work learning to enjoy the journey of life and tamp down her inner critic. She also…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - Margie Engle
Mar 27, 2019 • 44 min
Gutsy. Determined. Relentless. These are just a few of the adjectives used regularly to describe Olympian Margie Goldstein-Engle, one of the winningest jumper riders in the United States for more than three decades. Margie shares insight into her…
The Practical Horseman Podcast - George Morris
Mar 15, 2019 • 81 min
The Practical Horseman Podcast features conversations with respected riders, industry leaders and horse care experts to inform and inspire listeners. Co-hosted by Practical Horseman editors Sandra Oliynyk, Emily Daily and Jocelyn Pierce. See…