#HorseHour

#HorseHour

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Join Amy Stevenson each week for #HorseHour, the global equestrian podcast. Each week features expert guests, personal stories and you, the stars of the equine community! Are you an Equestrian? Are you forever wanting to learn more? The #HorseHour Podcast is especially for you. Amy talks to the best in the industry about all things equestrian, everything from health and nutrition to saddles, tack and horsemanship. Honest interviews with famous riders, trainers, natural horsemanship experts, experienced professionals, all your questions will be answered! "I'm by no means an expert, simply a horse lover like you, so join me every week where we talk everything Equine. Heaven!" Join in the conversation on Twitter to share, advise and advertise at #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour and @AmyStevenson1

Episodes

Infectious Diseases: Strangles, Flu, Equine Herpes Virus  

Chris Wright, director at B&W Equine Vets explains about 3 infectious diseases, their signs, symptoms and treatment: Strangles, Flu and Equine Herpes Virus. How do these infectious diseases effect our horses, the way we treat them, how do we prevent them, what do we do if our horse is suffering from one of the diseases. How can livery yards deal with the effects of strangles, if you're breeding why should you be aware of EHV, plus lots more of detailed advice on the #HorseHour Podcast. Chris Wright BVSc CertVR Cert EM(IntMed) MRCVS is an Advanced Practitioner in Equine Internal Medicine and Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging and B&W Equine Group Director. Follow B&W Equine Vets on Twitter: @BWEquineVets visit their website: www.bwequinevets.co.uk Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

Rebecca Howard: Olympic Eventer for Canada  

Rebecca Howard represents Canada and succeeded as the Top Female Eventer at Rio 2016 Olympics. She is a rider, trainer and coach frequently holding clinics throughout the UK. Rebecca moved to the UK, basing herself at Lucinda Fredericks yard and she lets us into her world of eventing, training and horses. Rebecca shares some advice for aspiring eventers and her journey of competing at Rio. Follow Rebecca Howard on Twitter: @RHowardEquest Contact Rebecca: www.rebeccahowardequestrian.com Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

Windsor Carriages: London's Horse Drawn Taxis  

Rebecca Seear owns Windsor Carriages, a family company steeped in history and heritage. Their Horse Drawn Taxi licence stems back to the 1600's/ Rebeccas' family history is fascinating, she still has some horses who are now 35 years old who have been pulling carriages all their life. Rebecca shares the story of her family, the history of Horse Drawn Taxis and the work they do today. Follow Windsor Carriages on Twitter: @HorseDrawnTaxi Contact Rebecca: www.windsorcarriages.co.uk Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

#HorseHour Dressage Music Vol 1: Let It Go  

If you love dressage and have a passion for music then download the #HorseHour Dressage Music Podcast. On this episode Nick Reeve explains to Amy what you will get by downloading the brand new #HorseHour Dressage Music Podcast. Click to buy here: www.horsehour.co.uk/product/horsehour-dressage-music-vol-1/ Each month you'll get a full competition music piece professionally produced by Grand Prix music producer Nick Reeve. Our 25 minutes of pure dressage music includes... Test music (5 mins) - You can take this test to any British Dressage competition and use in any Dressage test. This test includes a vibrant selection of contemporary popular orchestral music, we have called it 'Let it Go'! Training Wheel (5 mins) - This is the perfect aid for practising your routine. It's repeat of the Test, with additional voice-over from Nick guiding you through the music helping you with your walk, trot and canter transitions right up to the final halt. The final 15 minutes is all practise music - enjoy and explore a variety of music for different gaits whilst schooling or hacking. Practise Trot (5 mins) Practise Walk (5 mins) Practise Canter (5 mins) Send us your favourite songs and Nick will create episodes for you to use at competitions or practise at home, which we all love! Tweet @HorseHour #DressageMusic or email team@horsehour.co.uk Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

Living Out vs Stables: Which is really best for your horse?  

Jo White is active in the Animal Welfare Industry, she is a consultant on Equine Welfare, works with Horses4Homes & the British Equestrian Federation and owns Progressive Ideas. Some people are adamant Living Out 24/7 is best for their horse, others insist Stables are better, but it's confusing as to what really is the best thing for our horses, so Jo explains from a Welfare and Health position, which is best. Visit the Horses4Homes website: http://horses4homes.net Contact Jo: http://www.progressiveideas.co.uk Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

Lets get fit together: Rider Fitness Challenge  

Amy is feeling VERY UNFIT so Nicola Stewart joins us with a plan! Yes its a fitness plan but don't panic, it's only 10 minutes a day... together we can get fitter, build some strength and no longer will we feel like a wet fish on a horse! Join in, tweet your photo #HHfitness #HorseHour Follow Nicola on Twitter: @equestrianfitt To view the fitness plan horsehour.co.uk Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

Special Olympics GB: Triple Gold Medalist Georgina Maton  

Georgina Maton is a Triple Gold Medalist at the Special Olympics. She joins us with her mum Barbera to share her journey, riding, training and competing at the Special Olympics. Living with a learning disability has its hard times and Georgina is open enough to share some of those with us, but her tenacity, great sense of humour, dedication and love of horses, proves why she is such an inspiration to so many. Chris Hull from Special Olympics Great Britain explains what the Special Olympics is all about, the fact that its not just a few competitions, but all year support, training, development and fun in sport for children and adults with learning disabilities. Follow the Special Olympics on Twitter: @SOGreatBritain Website: www.specialolympicsgb.org.uk Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

Eric Smiley: The Next Generation  

Eric Smiley talks about the future of the equestrian industry when he explains what we can expect at the International Eventing Forum. He's called it 'The Next Generation' and shares with us his views on horse training, grooms, instructors and why he created this years International Eventing Forum to show us the future of the industry. Guest Speakers include: Christopher Burton, Imogen Mercer, Eric Winter, Tracie Robinson, on all aspects of Eventing. Follow the International Eventing Forum on Twitter: @EventingForum Buy tickets to the International Eventing Forum: www.internationaleventingforum.com Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

Vaulting: Lucy Phillips, Team GBR  

Lucy Phillips is ranked 6th in the World in Equestrian Vaulting. She started at the age of 6, and explains all about the discipline. What is Vaulting, where can we watch it, how can we get involved, can anyone have a go, what does it take and she tells us about her new young horse Eric! Follow Lucy's journey on Twitter: @lucyp_vaulting Find out more about Equestrian Vaulting at HorseHour.co.uk and Fei.org. Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

Horse Welfare: Should you speak out?  

Jo White is active in the Animal Welfare Industry, she is a consultant on Equine Welfare, works with Horses4Homes & the British Equestrian Federation and owns Progressive Ideas. Jo talks about what you should do if you see an uncared for horse on your yard, how to approach the subject, what to do if you own the yard, weight control, body scoring, feeding, rugs and how you can help with the review of the Compendium, plus much more on the #HorseHour Podcast. Visit the National Equine Welfare Council website: http://www.newc.co.uk Contact Jo: http://www.progressiveideas.co.uk View the Compendium: http://www.newc.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Equine-Brochure-09.pdf Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

Forces Equine: Supporting Forces who are Equestrians  

Debi, founder of Forces Equine, explains why Forces Equine was set up, how they support people in the Military, Police, Fire & Ambulance Services with their Equestrian Career whilst they are serving, and why she has chosen to raise money for Hannah Francis' Willberry Wonder Pony Foundation. You could win heaps of great prizes such as a lesson with Scott Brash, by taking part in Forces Equine 12 Days Of Christmas which starts Boxing Day! Debi has served in the military and she has a passion for horses, after injuring her back whilst serving, Debi set up Forces Equine and chose to support others with their riding and competing. Follow Forces Equine on Twitter: @ForcesEquine visit their website: www.forcesequine.org.uk Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

Gastric Ulcers Explained: Richard Hepburn  

Richard Hepburn BVSc MS(Hons) CertEM(IntMed) DipACVIM MRCVS, Specialist in gastroenterology, neurology and intensive care at B&W Equine Vets explains all about Gastric Ulcers; what are they; different types; what are the signs; how do we treat them plus how different disciplines effect the horses stomach. Dicky has served on the ACVIM credentials committee and is currently Chair of the ACVIM large animal specialty exam committee and co-chair of the ACVIM advanced continuing education committee. He is an FEI official treating vet at Badminton and Blenheim Horse Trials, and was a clinic specialist in the onsite equine hospital at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Follow B&W Equine Vets on Twitter: @BWEquineVets visit their website: www.bwequinevets.co.uk Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

Portuguese Lusitanos 'Pride Of Portugal'  

Sherene, founder of Sussex Lusitanos has brought 16 of the top Portuguese Riders and their horses to the Olympia Horse Show 2016 to give you a taste of the stunning breed and fabulous horsemanship from Portugal. Follow everything thats happening at Olympia on Twitter @HorseHour #HorseHour #OlympiaHorse and watch the FEI World Cup Live on FEI TV. Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

Frankie Dettori wins Markel Jumping Challenge  

Frankie Dettori MBE, won the Markel Jumping Challenge in aid of the Injured Jockeys Fund at Olympia Horse Show and we caught up with him backstage, just after the challenge. Frankie is a household name, an Italian horse racing jockey, Dettori has been Champion Jockey on three occasions and has ridden the winners of more than 500 Group races. His most celebrated achievement was riding all seven winners on British Champions' Day at Ascot in 1996. He is the son of the jockey Gianfranco Dettori, who was a prolific winner in Italy. Such a character, Frankie showed Olympia his famous way he jumps off his horse. Follow everything thats happening at Olympia on Twitter @HorseHour #HorseHour #OlympiaHorse and watch the FEI World Cup Live on FEI TV. Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

Victoria Pendleton at Olympia Horse Show 2016  

Victoria Pendleton CBE, British Jockey and Gold Medalist track cyclist who specialised in the sprint, team sprint and keirin disciplines. With a change of career to become a Jockey in 2015, Victoria won her first race in March 2016! Victoria took part in the Markel Jumping Challenge in aid of the Injured Jockeys Fund at Olympia Horse Show and we caught up with her backstage, just after the challenge. Follow everything thats happening at Olympia on Twitter @HorseHour #HorseHour #OlympiaHorse and watch the FEI World Cup Live on FEI TV. Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

Shetland Grand National at Olympia Horse Show  

Seb and Vera join from the Shetland Grand National join us backstage at Olympia Horse Show to explain how the Shetland Grand National started and has evolved into creating winning Jockeys. Follow everything thats happening at Olympia on Twitter @HorseHour #HorseHour #OlympiaHorse and watch the FEI World Cup Live on FEI TV. Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

Laura Tomlinson at Olympia Horse Show  

Laura Tomlinson joins Amy in the Warm Up Arena at Olympia to talk about competing Rosie at Grand Prix Dressage, Freestyle, family, babies and what is in store for 2017. Follow everything thats happening at Olympia on Twitter @HorseHour #HorseHour #OlympiaHorse and watch the FEI World Cup Live on FEI TV. Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

Olympia Organiser: Claire Gussin  

Claire Gussin joins us at Olympia to talk about the huge task of planning Olympia to what we can expect this week. Follow everything thats happening at Olympia on Twitter @HorseHour #HorseHour #OlympiaHorse and watch the FEI World Cup Live on FEI TV. Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

Ricky Cooper: Wales Polo Captain & Snow Polo Championships  

Ricky Cooper is Wales Polo Team Captain. With numerous Championship wins and over 90 International games, he is heading to the Snow Polo Championships in Aspen this weekend and gives us an insight into his life, career, training horses, rehoming ex-race horses and all his charity work. The man never stops! Follow Ricky Cooper on Twitter: @Ricalino92 Watch the Snow Polo Championships Live: www.chukkertv.com Follow Wales Polo Team on Twitter: @WalesPoloTeam or their website walespoloteam.com Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

The Wobbleberries Challenge: Dressage Clinics  

Ruth Chappell, Founder of Dressage Anywhere, joins us to discuss The Wobbleberry Challenge. Supporting riders to take part in a BE80 event in 2017, Ruth has created Dressage clinics and tests to help you gain experience and practice preparing for a British Eventing Dressage phase, and raise money for Hannah Francis' Charity, Willberry Wonder Pony at the same time! Follow The Wobbleberries Challenge on Twitter: @TWobbleberries and enter on their website: http://www.wobbleberries.com Follow Dressage Anywhere on Twitter: @Dressage_comp http://www.dressageanywhere.com Join in the conversation on Twitter just use #HorseHour, Mondays 8pm GMT/3pm EST. Follow us @HorseHour @AmyStevenson1

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