Archive for September, 2014


Episode 24: Reiner Shannon McCarty and Healthy Stables by Design John Blackburn

Friday, September 26th, 2014


Non-Pro reiner Shannon McCarty shares about her recent wins at the National Stock Horse Association Derby on Hick Oleana and author of Healthy Stables by Design, John Blackburn, shares how we can give our horses more choices in their environment while sheltering and protecting them. Dr. Andrew McLean discusses Overshadowing. Listen in…


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Monty’s Visit to India

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Monty was invited to India as a guest of The Brooke (, an animal welfare organization dedicated to improving the lives of working horses, donkeys and mules in some of the world’s poorest communities globally. Go to Monty’s Facebook page for updates on this journey we share to leave the world a better place than we found it, for horses and for people, too.

Click here for the Facebook Post where Monty Roberts talks about his experiences in India.
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Episode 23: Picasso Award Winner Judy Limsky, Monty Roberts’ Breakthrough Training Innovations Part 2

Monday, September 8th, 2014


Monty Roberts recently saved the life of a very spooky horse who had injured several riders and shares his concepts. Picasso is an American Paint horse whose name is now endowed forever on the Picasso Award for outstanding sportsmanship for ACTHA. And Tevis winner Heather Reynolds gives us a tip for endurance training.  Listen in…

Horsemanship Radio Episode 23 by Index Fund Advisors – Show Notes and Links:

  • Show Host: Debbie Loucks
  • Photos:  Above; Judy Limsky, below Monty Roberts
  • Guest: Judy Limsky, inspiration for and winner of the inaugural ACTHA Picasso Award
  • Guest:  Monty Roberts




Episode 22: Bridget Bryson, 4th Generation Pony Clubber, Latest Training Breakthroughs With Monty Roberts

Monday, September 8th, 2014


Monty Roberts learned some extraordinary things from his recent trips to train horses and people in the United States and England and joins us to share them. Bridget Bryson recalls why the need for the Horsemasters Program and how it is helping kids, horses and parents retain good horsemanship skills. And amazing liberty trainers share a tip about relationship with your horse.  Listen in…

Horsemanship Radio Episode 22

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Debbie Loucks


Episode 21: Lover of Peruvian Pasos Elizabeth Tierney and Lyndsey White’s Summer Riding Tips

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Lifelong horsewoman Elizabeth Tierney has ridden most every breed of horse and pairs her passion for the outdoors with her Peruvian Pasos for an ideal fit. Lyndsey White is a well known spokesperson for the health of horses and people too.  Plus, Susan Raymond has a tip for emergency preparedness. Listen in…

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Episode 20: Wild Mustangs with Francesca Wood and Western Kids Camps in Denmark

Monday, September 8th, 2014


Danish Horsewoman Joan Sartori Søe started Western Kids Camps to encourage fun with horses and a ‘No Whips’ policy. Francesca Wood shares why she is as comfortable in the Polo world as she is adopting BLM wild mustangs in Nevada. And Monty Roberts answers a question about a rearing, striking stallion. Listen in… 

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Episode 19: The Legacy of Sheila Varian & Get To Know The Host

Monday, September 8th, 2014


The legacy of Sheila Varian will be celebrated in her Diamond Jubilee this year and we are privileged to listen in on her commitment to the horses first.   Host Debbie and Coach Jenn have fun with a quick round of ‘Know the host’ and our Trainers Tip is on Mounting Manners on the Trail with Audrey Griffen.  Listen in…

Horsemanship Radio Episode 19

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Episode 18: Dale Chavez and Nancy Sue Ryan

Monday, September 8th, 2014


Famous Saddle Maker Dale Chavez shares his four decades of knowledge while attending the Western States Expo in Sacramento, California. Plus leading breeder and American Quarter Horse trainer Nancy Sue Ryan shares how champions SUCCEED. Our trainers tip comes from Pat Roberts. Listen in…

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Episode 17: Monty Roberts on Liberty Training and Stacie Clark on Thoroughbred Aftercare

Monday, September 8th, 2014


Monty Roberts speaks about freedom of choice in horse training and the importance of whipless Liberty Training. Plus, Stacie Clark is influential in all of North America, continuing her family’s legacy of advocating for horses through the media and re-homing organizations . Listen in…

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Episode 16: Endurance Racing and Horse Sense and Healing

Monday, September 8th, 2014


Heather Reynolds, Champion Endurance Rider and Pat Roberts, Exec Director of Join-Up International, on Monty Roberts Horse Sense and Healing clinics for returned service men and women. Listen in…

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