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Whoa Podcast About Horses Horsemanship

Aug 24, 2021

Listener Stories and Paso Finos

paso Fino

After listening to my podcast about the health issues I had with my Quarter Horse mare, Jessie, Vicky Gormanly emailed me to tell me about her Paso Fino, River. We talked about her search for the right horse. Vicky wanted a Paso Fino and, after a long search thought she had found the...


Jul 27, 2021

Competitive Trail Riding with North American Trail Ride Conference (NATRC)

competitive trail riding

Are you looking for a little adventure? Give competitive trail riding a try. The North American Trail Ride Conference is a governing body over competitive trail riding (CTR). In this episode, I talk to Sarah Rinne, NATRC's Executive Director...


Jul 13, 2021

Equine Emergency Preparedness

Equine Emergency Preparedness

Equine emergency preparedness is so not a glamorous topic. And, it doesn't matter if you live in California with our fires and earthquakes (there was a 3.0 last night) or in the Midwest, or in a different country. Bad things will happen. No one wants to think about the disaster that may...


Jun 15, 2021

Nancy McKnight and Pony Club

Nancy McKnight

Kelly McKnight emailed me to say his mother, Nancy, would be a delightful guest on the podcast. Nancy McKnight is 89 years old and spent much of her adult life helping children learn horses and horsemanship through her affiliation with the US Pony Club. The mission statement of the Pony...


Jun 1, 2021

Brett Wright Low-Stress Cattle Operation

Brett Wright

Brett Wright has a cow/calf operation in Oklahoma. Three years ago he changed things up. Instead of using motorized vehicles to move his cattle, he switched to horses. The results impressed him. Brett looked for ways to improve his horsemanship and recently attended a Martin...