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 46 | TTouch explained with Robyn Hood and Sinead McCann

Episode 46 | TTouch explained with Robyn Hood and Sinead McCann

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 46 | TTouch explained with Robyn Hood and Sinead McCann When you're a horse geek, it doesn't get much more cool than this! For this episode I was joined by Robyn Hood and Sinead McCann of the Tellington Touch Method. We...

Episode 45 | Calming signals as communication with Anna Blake

Episode 45 | Calming signals as communication with Anna Blake

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 45 | Calming signals as communication with Anna Blake Speaking with horse advocate Anna Blake was beyond delightful, and had me giggling or crying good tears throughout the episode, as she shared her hard-earned wisdom...

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

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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...