The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 16 | April Ray

In this vulnerable and personal episode of the Whole Horse Podcast, I’m joined by long-time friend April Ray of the Canadian Horse Journal for a conversation about the #metoo movement in the horse industry. The Horse Journal recently published a comprehensive and collaborative article opening up around this essential topic (read more at this link —> http://bit.ly/chjarticle).

In this episode, April shares about her personal experience of sexual abuse and harassment, how she’s healing and moving forward by having challenging conversations and being willing to speak up despite resistance, and we talk about our shared passion for making the horse industry safe for everyone. It’s a potent beginning to a multi-faceted topic and on-going conversation and we look forward to your feedback, questions, and ideas for related future episodes expanding on these understandings. I’m still very much on a learning curve in this arena, and growing daily in my understanding, and I think many of us can relate! Feedback is always welcome and appreciated so that we can all support the forward-movement of the horse industry (and the rest of our world) into a truly safe and welcoming place to be.

Thanks for listening!

Episode 43 | Releasing residual tension with Anna Marciniak

Episode 43 | Releasing residual tension with Anna Marciniak

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 43 | Releasing residual tension with Anna Marciniak   A very special Whole Horse episode with Anna Marciniak of OneHorseLife, as she shares about her journey with horses and her unique and important perspective on...

Episode 42 | Creating safety for your horse with Violet van Hees

Episode 42 | Creating safety for your horse with Violet van Hees

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 42 | Creating safety for your horse with Violet van Hees Season 3 is proving to be awesome so far! In this episode, I sit down with Violet van Hees to talk about safety - how to create it with our horses, how it looks and...

Episode 41 | Taming Wild + Restoring Trust with Elsa Sinclair

Episode 41 | Taming Wild + Restoring Trust with Elsa Sinclair

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 41 | Whole Horse | Taming Wild + Restoring Trust with Elsa Sinclair   In our first Whole Horse podcast of season 3, Taming Wild's Elsa Sinclair shares the differences between dominance and passive horse training, the...

Episode 39 | The opportunity within injury with Heather Nelson

Episode 39 | The opportunity within injury with Heather Nelson

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 39 | The opportunity within injury with Heather Nelson One of my favourite podcast guests and dropping some amazing wisdom about horses and life! Heather Nelson and I sat together on her parents cozy couch in Cowichan Bay...

Episode 38 – Cranial and endocrine geek-out with Elisse Miki

Episode 38 – Cranial and endocrine geek-out with Elisse Miki

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 38 | Cranial and endocrine geek-out with Elisse Miki This episode of the Podcast is the geekiest we've ever gone! And that's saying a lot. Elisse Miki of Equilibria Therapeutics and I venture into some of our favourite...

Episode 37 | Connection Training with Hannah Weston

Episode 37 | Connection Training with Hannah Weston

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 37 | Hannah Weston   I love meeting and chatting with people that are changing our way of being with horses! It was such a pleasure to connect with Hannah Weston, co-founder of Connection Training. What a mission...

Episode 36 | Katarina Lundgren of MiMer Centre

Episode 36 | Katarina Lundgren of MiMer Centre

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 36 | Katarina Lundgren of MiMer Centre What a pleasure to have a conversation with Katarina Lundgren, founder of the MiMer Centre in Sweden! Katarina is currently writing her masters thesis, studying the relationship...

Episode 34 | The Gift of the Horse with Lara Pieret

Episode 34 | The Gift of the Horse with Lara Pieret

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 34 | The Gift of the Horse with Lara Pieret This podcast episode with Lara of the Gift of the Horse is definitely one of my favourites! What a beautiful conversation we had around how we can serve our horses, how we can...