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 about horses, training, communication and life. We talked about calming signals, how they show up in horses and humans, and how we can use them as a road map to understanding and relaxation. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did!

Anna Blake is a horse advocate, then a trainer, international clinician, and award-winning author. Working with riders of any discipline and horses of any breed, Anna believes affirmative dressage training principals build a relaxed & forward foundation that crosses over all riding disciplines in the same way that the understanding Calming Signals benefits all equine communication. She blogs at Relaxed & Forward on annablake.com. Her clinics and writing affirm a humorous and inspirational approach to understanding, training, and respecting animals. Blogging at Relaxed & Forward on annablake.com and the author of five books. Infinity Farm is home, on the flat, windy, treeless prairie of Colorado, with a multi-species herd of horses, llamas, goats, dogs, and our moral compass, Edgar Rice Burro. Learn more about Anna at annablake.com

Episode 71 | Seeing horses as Sovereign with Kerri Lake

Episode 71 | Seeing horses as Sovereign with Kerri Lake

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 71 | Seeing horses as Sovereign with Kerri Lake What a beautiful conversation with Kerri Lake, and the perfect chat for this potent fourth season, as we get right into some incredibly rich territory around showing up for...

Episode 69 | A Conversation with Nahshon Cook

Episode 69 | A Conversation with Nahshon Cook

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 69 | A Conversation with Nahshon Cook I spent a whole lot of this amazing conversation with Nahshon Cook with tears in my eyes, and a big goofy smile on my face. After listening to his podcast with Warwick Schiller (go...

Episode 67 | Slow training + Deep listening with Elsa Sinclair

Episode 67 | Slow training + Deep listening with Elsa Sinclair

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 67 | Slow training + Deep listening with Elsa Sinclair   In our second Whole Horse podcast episode of season 4, Taming Wild's Elsa Sinclair takes us on a journey into her potent year with her two stallions, and stars...

Episode 66 | Growing presence with Warwick Schiller

Episode 66 | Growing presence with Warwick Schiller

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 66 | Growing presence with Warwick Schiller Really enjoyed this far-ranging conversation with Warwick Schiller of Warwick Schiller Performance Horsemanship! In this Whole Horse Podcast episode Warwick opened up about his...

Episode 64 | Body, Mind and Horses with Daniela Kaemmerer

Episode 64 | Body, Mind and Horses with Daniela Kaemmerer

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 64 | Body, Mind and Horses with Daniela Kaemmerer This was such a restorative and relaxing episode with Daniela Kaemmerer of Body Mind and Horses, who also has a mare named Diva! We chatted yoga, breathing, presence,...