Episode 122 | Making the hardest choice with Diana Waters

In this moving episode I am joined by horse trainer Diana Waters of Responsive Equine. We begin with an overview of some of Diana’s formative equestrian experiences, including her passion for training at the walk and its many benefits to the equine-human partnership, and then head into a vulnerable conversation about her journey rescuing a horse whom she diligently and compassionately attempted to rehabilitate, only to ultimately make the incredibly difficult choice to end his life.

Episode 119 | All about track systems for horses with Amy Dell

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 119 | All about track systems for horses with Amy Dell I was excited to be joined by Amy Dell of Abbotts View Livery for this episode, who wrote the book Horse Track Systems and runs her own track livery in England. What I...

Episode 118 | Leading with relationship with Jodine Buydens

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 118 | Leading with relationship with Jodine Buydens This week I was joined by my long-time friend and colleague Jodine Buydens (pictured here with her mare Breeze) for a beautiful conversation on the horses who have shaped...

Episode 110 | Building calm, connection, and communication with calming signals and equine scent work with Rachaël Draaisma

Every year at the beginning of the Whole Horse Apprenticeship, I ask participants what they are most interested in learning or exploring during our six months inside the program together. This year, several people wanted to delve into the nuances of equine body language in order to refine their skills and knowledge when it comes to assessing and responding to their horse’s communication signals, so I was excited to connect with Rachaël Draaisma, author of Language Signs and Calming Signals of Horses, for this episode all about her areas of expertise!

Episode 90 | Slow and easy + Embracing surrender with Kerri Lake

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 90 | Slow and easy + Embracing surrender with Kerri Lake Another beautiful conversation with Kerri Lake, and the perfect chat for this time we find ourselves in, as we get right into some incredibly rich territory around...

Episode 86 | Healthy herd integration with Josh Nichol

The Whole Horse Podcast | Episode 86 | Healthy herd integration with Josh Nichol   Josh Nichol is back on the podcast, and sharing more wisdom, this time sharing his thoughts and practices around how to support healthy and safe integration of horses...