Horsing Around - All about horses, of course. Horse podcast - Pets & Animals on Pet Life Radio (PetLifeRadio.com)
Summary: Horsing Around is all about horses, of course. We cover everything from how to get started in horses to how to best take care of your equine companion. You'll learn all about nutrition, hoof care, training, veterinary issues and behavior. We cover breed topics, riding and alternative therapies. Even communicating with horses that have gone to the Great Beyond is among our list of subjects. Our podcasts include guests in every field of the horse world. Trainers,veterinarians, farriers, breed experts and animal communicators give you the low-down on everything equine... on Pet Life Radio.
Audrey welcomes trick rider, Suzanne De Laurentis to talk about the new sport of Equine Agility. Equine agility is for horse lovers that want to have an enriched experience with their companion horses in a venue that offers and appreciates Good Sportsmanship and Good Horsemanship! Agility generally appeals to horse lovers that don't want to compete in "rail" classes but do want to have fun with their horses. Agility offers folks a friendly and fun competitive sport that can be done with horses that may be too young for ridden competition or may not be suited to mounted competition for any number of reasons. Tune in to find out more!
Animal communicator Carole Devereux talks to Audrey about her book Spirit of the Horse: The New Myths of Equus, where creation myths and other mystical topics are covered from the equine point of view.
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Cavalia as Audrey talks to trick and Roman rider Fairland Ferguson about her amazing work in the show. "Cavalia" is often described as a "'Cirque du Soleil' with horses," though it's really a horse of a different color!
Audrey talks to natural horsemanship clinician and trainer, animal communicator and Reiki Master Anna Twinney about the language of the horse, how horses communicate with us and each other.
One of the most exciting competitive trail sports is Ride & Tie, where two humans and one horse team up to race through the countryside. This week, Audrey talks to Melanie Weir, vice president of the Ride and Tie Association about how to get started in this fun-filled sport.
Nature designed horses to be grazers, constantly eating their way through life. Unfortunately, modern horsekeeping methods don't honor the way the horse was meant to eat, resulting in a variety of health and behavior problems. In this episode of Horsing Around, equine nutritionist Juliet M. Getty, Ph. D., author of "Feed Your Horse Like a Horse," explains why feeding hay free choice is not only better for your horse, but is more economic in the long run.
Thousands of people around the world have witnessed the magic of the equine spectacular, Cavalia. In this episode, Audrey talks to Cavalia founders Frederic Pignon and Magali Delgado about the incredible relationships they have with their amazing Lusitano stallions.
Herd-bound behavior in horses can be a real challenge for riders. Horses that won't leave the barn or their buddies can make a rider's life miserable. This week, Audrey talks to trainer and clinician Julie Goodnight about herd-bound horses and how to deal with this issue..
Riding and caring for horses can be challenging at times. Many equestrians are faced with not only demands on their time, but also on their psyche. In this episode, Audrey talks to equestrian life coach Anke Johnson about how to maintain balance in your life while making the most of your horsy addiction.
Have you ever wondered what it might be like to host a horse show? In this episode, Christy Wood, horse show judge and author of "Your Best Horse Show" gives Audrey the scoop on what it's like to organize your own event.
Equine Metabolic Syndrome is a condition that can affect any horse of any breed, resulting in weight gain, lack of energy and laminitis. Previously diagnosed as hypothyroidism, Equine Metabolic Syndrome can be both prevented and managed. In this episode, Audrey talks to Lydia F. Gray, DVM, MA, about Equine Metabolic Syndrome and what this condition means for your horse.
Audrey speaks with author Lucinda Dyer about the over 100 Budget-Friendly Ways You and Your Horse Can Save the Planet. You’ll get the advice you need to stop worrying about the environment and start doing something about saving it-- while at the same time saving money! And best of all, your green initiative can begin in the barn, alongside your horse. Who knew the cheapest, easiest planet-friendly practices could revolve around your equestrian passion?
Wild horses are the most beautiful equines of all. We can learn so much about our own horses just from observing wild horse behavior. In this episode, Audrey talks to Carol Walker, author of the book "Wild Hoofbeats," about the wild horses of South Wyoming. Carol spent several seasons observing and photographing these magnificent creatures and has a lot to share about the lives of America's mustangs.
Horses have a way of healing both our minds and bodies, and the practice of Equine Facilitated Learning fosters this synergy. This week, Audrey talks to trainer and clinician Franklin Levinson about Equine Facilitated Learning and how horse provide help to the mentally and physically challenged, as well as the average horse owner.
Learn all about the oldest style of riding in the world as Audrey talks to USDF bronze and silver medallist Jennifer O. Bryant, author of The USDF Guide to Dressage.