Q21 Candids

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For the Horses‘ Sake: The Fairness Award

If you want to be successful, you have to be a great team with your horse. Well, ideally that is the case. But everyone who has been part of this industry for a while knows that this is not true. There are tons of ways to get a horse to win without treating it like a valued four-legged partner. And while some means of training or enhancing performance are justified, animal welfare and treating the horse right, should always be top priority when it comes to riding horses.

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Neue Podcast-Folge feat. Sandra Visnjic

Wie nutzt die Western-Szene Social Media? Wie kann ich meine Produkte aus dem Reitsport-Bereich am besten in den sozialen Netzwerken bewerben? Und: Wie geht man mit Hass im Internet um? Darüber sprechen wir mit Sandra Visnjic von Marketing by Sandra, die selbst in der Allround-Szene unterwegs ist und den Alltag mit ihrer Stute Crimson Blue auch auf ihrem Instagram-Account teilt. #sponsored

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New Podcast Episode feat. Sophie Gillioz

As mentioned before, we started a little series on successful Amateur riders in Europe on our podcast „No Life Like Showlife“ and I am glad to announce that the wonderful Sophie Gillioz has joined me for the latest episode. The Swiss equestrian is a multiple European, German, Swiss and Golden Series Champion and is mostly known for her great partnership with her AQHA mare Power In The Canyon aka Cany. We talked about their journey, Cany’s offspring, Sophie competing at the AQHA World Show and the unique challenges of the pattern classes.

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How to: Use the Driving Lines

Traditional dressage teachers love them just as much as the cowboys: the driving lines. They are usually a part of the training of younger horses to get them use to guiding, the bit and the first stages of collection. Driving lines are also a great workout for more experienced horses.

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