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Adult amateur riders, Miranda and Julia, discuss the hot debates in the horse industry plus reviewing some of our favorite horse and rider products!

Adult amateur riders, Miranda and Julia, discuss the hot debates in the horse industry plus reviewing some of our favorite horse and rider products!
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United States

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Adult amateur riders, Miranda and Julia, discuss the hot debates in the horse industry plus reviewing some of our favorite horse and rider products!

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English

Contact:

610-914-0456


Episodes

Power of Saying "No"

8/25/2019
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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 committments, 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!

Duration:00:30:50

Safe Sport and George Morris

8/18/2019
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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...

Duration:00:34:54

A Hunter Rider Walks Into a Jumper Ring

8/4/2019
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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.

Duration:00:48:13

How to Become a Saddler

7/29/2019
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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.

Duration:00:59:34

Barefoot Versus Shod

7/21/2019
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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 at www.canterbanterpodcast.com

Duration:00:31:42

Are Horse People Weird?

7/14/2019
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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.

Duration:00:44:08

What You Need to Know About Pony Finals

6/30/2019
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Pony rides aren't just for fairs, our special guest this week Sarah Flynn gives us an insider's look at the competitive world of qualifying for Pony Finals.

Duration:00:41:42

Get Your Confidence Back

6/23/2019
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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'.

Duration:00:39:24

Finding the Right Horse Trainer

6/16/2019
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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.

Duration:00:33:15

How to Handle Riding Challenges

6/9/2019
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Imagine you are 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...

Duration:00:37:03

The Devon Horse Show: 123 Years and Counting

6/2/2019
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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...

Duration:00:40:21

CBD Oil for Horses

5/26/2019
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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!

Duration:00:40:46

Dogs at the Barn PLUS Mental Health for Equestrians

5/19/2019
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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...

Duration:00:34:49

How to Find the Right Boarding Barn

5/12/2019
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Finding the right boarding barn or lesson program can be overwhelming experience, in this episode of the podcast we are breaking down our tips for the most important aspects to keep in mind when searching for your new barn 'family' and 'home'. P.S. Did you know that new Apple Watch's provide fall protection? This could be a huge game changer for those of us who ride alone! Read all about it by clicking here.

Duration:00:50:06

Why Microchip Your Horse? Plus Tips for Staying Alive in the Schooling Arena

5/5/2019
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Join us for an interview with Bill from Microchip ID on the benefits of microchipping your horse, even if you don't show! Click here to learn more about how you can get Microchip ID Equine for your horse. GoT fan? You know what is more treacherous than fighting the dead at Winterfell? The schooling arena. We'll be sharing our tips to staying safe amongst the craziness.

Duration:00:53:30

Why We Should Care About Horsemanship?

4/28/2019
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Have we lost sight of what is most important in the equestrian sport? Is it more important to be a good rider or a good horse(wo)man? Plus, we'll be sharing our thoughts on whether or not bitless is really a gentler alternative to riding with a bit.

Duration:00:40:14

Get Ready to Show Plus Tack Cleaning Tips

4/21/2019
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Nothing to it but to do it! We're breaking down what you need to do to get ready for the first show of the season (for those of us who weren't lucky enough to go south), including how you can make showing more affordable by purchasing your clothes on consignment from places like Tried Equestrian. Plus sharing tips on how to best care for your tack from Miranda! She's also going to be sharing her favorite cleaning products, like Passier Lederbalsam for conditioning and how goats milk soap...

Duration:00:45:23

Get Ready to Show Plus Tack Cleaning Tips

4/21/2019
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Nothing to it but to do it! We're breaking down what you need to do to get ready for the first show of the season (for those of us who weren't lucky enough to go south), including how you can make showing more affordable by purchasing your clothes on consignment from places like Tried Equestrian. Plus sharing tips on how to best care for your tack from Miranda! She's also going to be sharing her favorite cleaning products, like Passier Lederbalsam for conditioning and how goats milk soap can...

Duration:00:45:23

The Welfare of Racehorses, Saddle Recalls, and a Foal Shower

4/14/2019
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In the 4th episode of the podcast we are discussing the recent chain of deaths at the Santa Anita Racetrack and what officials are doing to make changes, a Weatherbeeta Saddle Recall, and an Arabian mare that got the nicest baby shower we've ever seen!

Duration:00:31:59

Spring Cleaning For Equestrians

4/7/2019
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You've survived another winter. The days are getting warmer and longer. Everything you own is covered in horse hair, it has become part of your diet and you've ingested more of it than actual food this week. It is in every corner of your house, your car, and you even find it at your desk. Spring is arrived. It is time to clean the winter crud off of everything and get ready for show season or hitting the trails! But where do you even start?! We're breaking down all the tips and tricks...

Duration:00:49:57