Archive for the ‘Horsemanship Radio’ Category


Episode 32: Trainer Chris Morris, Horse Sense for Leaders author Dr. Sue Cain

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

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English trainer Chris Morris talks about how he helps remedial horses and author Dr. Sue Cain talks about her new book Horse Sense for Leaders based on Monty Roberts’ concepts of Trust-based Leadership.  This week’s tip features Lyndsey White with 10 Facts about this important piece of riding gear. Listen in…

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Episode 31: Horses for Healing

Monday, January 5th, 2015


Both Christiane Schwagrzinna of Germany and Angie Sheer of California foster great relationships with horses. Christiane left the world of high stress performance and discovered horses were the key to discovering how we reflect our attitudes to others.  Angie found her calling with horses and Veterans of war and from Denmark, Joan Satori Soe’s tip on de-spooking. Listen in… 

Horsemanship Radio Episode 31

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Episode 30: Hollywood Hoofbeats and Monty’s Year in Review

Monday, January 5th, 2015


Author and daughter of legendary film star Robert Mitchum chats about her new book “Hollywood Hoofbeats: The Fascinating Story of Horses in Movies and Television” and the Annual Year in Review with Monty Roberts.  Listen in…


Horsemanship Radio Episode 30 by Index Fund Advisors – Show Notes and Links:

  • Show Host: Debbie Loucks
  • Photo: Hollywood Hoofbeats: The Fascinating Story of Horses in Movies and Television
  • Guest: Petrine Day Mitchum author of Hollywood Hoofbeats: The Fascinating Story of Horses in Movies and Television.  Visit her website at Hollywood Hoofbeats.


Episode 29: Modern Western Horsemanship: Alive and Well with Bill Reynolds and Greg Simon

Monday, January 5th, 2015

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Join the lively conversation that includes Cowboys and Indians, the polite calm of the modern cowboy, Tommy Lee Jones’ big screen western The Homesman, the Vacquero roots of the Pacific Slope states, American Quarter Horse Association, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Prix de West Art Show and the horses of the Santa Ynez Valley.  And Elizabeth Tierney on training horses to cross water.  Listen in…

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Episode 28: Understanding Animals with Dr. Pyne & Kata Pataky on Effective Training

Monday, January 5th, 2015


What makes a horse training session ’good’ and effective? Coach Kata Pataky on what she learned about the attitude we take into our sessions. Veterinarian Dr. Pyne of the Paws N Claws in Yorba Linda, California shares how she involves her family in the care of animals. And Francesca Wood’s Tip is about what we can do when the session is not going perfectly.   Listen in…

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Episode 27: Monty Chats With Champion Jockey Douglas Whyte

Monday, January 5th, 2015


Hong Kong Horse Racing is all about pressure to perform. Douglas Whyte has dominated there, winning 13 consecutive titles in this highly competitive environment. He first endured criticism and even suspension for his beliefs in gentler methods of handling horses. He has persevered and speaks to Monty about their shared love of horses and why he is excited about his daughter’s future with horses too. And a tip for owners of stallions. Listen in…

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Episode 26: Kenya with Carole Herder and Courtney Dunn on Foal Handling

Monday, January 5th, 2015


Carole Herder shares her experience of a recent trip to Kenya, witnessing the breathtaking migration and the fight and flight language of the wild animals. Also we caught up with Courtney Dunn working with foals, causing them to be happy with people. World renowned saddle maker Dale Chavez shares his horsemanship tip with us. Listen in…

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Episode 25: Youth Coach Hannah Campbell Zapletal, Denise Heinlein on Ground Manners, Sheila Varian Trainers Tip

Monday, January 5th, 2015


The future of good horsemanship is being shaped by our three guests, having influenced thousands of riders, owners and breeders. Hannah Campbell Zapletal has taught over 3500 youth in the Southeast United States. Denise Heinlein, who has trained horses in five countries, is a talented rider who stresses ground manners for building good relationships with your horse. Cowgirl Hall of Famer Sheila Varian is a legend Arabian breeder. Listen in…

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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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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