EP120: Change!

If you want to progress, you have to be ready and willing to change. In this episode I’ll take a closer look at the paradox of change, and how to be better at it.About the Host: Karen Rohlf, author and creator of Dressage Naturally, is an internationally recognized...

EP119: Liberty As A Lifestyle with David Lichman

I invited 5-Star Master Parelli Professional, Liberty expert, and friend David Lichman to the pod to talk about what he calls: Liberty as a lifestyle. This episode will give you a lot to think about when it comes to your daily life in partnership with your horses and...

EP118: Well-Being & Partnership with Dr. Lily Wilson

In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Lily Wilson, a veterinary surgeon that has created a new way of helping horse owners take the very best care of their equine partners. Her special interests are: species-appropriate husbandry; anatomy and locomotion; pain...

EP117: 9+1 Conversations

In this episode I’ll talk about the 9+1 conversations you can have with your horse and how to use them to create different gymnastic movements and exercises. This episode will give you a new way of observing your horse and new exercises to try.About the Host:Karen...

EP116: Making Progress with Limited Time

In this episode, I’ll share my thoughts and strategies about what I do with my horses when I am traveling a lot or when my schedule is more erratic. It’s a really common challenge for busy people who want to make progress with their horses. This episode will give you...

EP115: Confidence is over-rated

In this episode I’ll talk about beginner’s luck, beginner’s mind, and the scale of competence, and how confidence can be over-rated… all inspired by a couple days in the kitchen making macarons for the first (and second) time. When I go into the kitchen, interesting...

EP114: Yoga with Cathy Woods

Cathy Woods, creator of Body, Mind, Equine (TM), and author of Yoga for Riders; is a pioneer in combining yoga, mindfulness, and horsemanship to improve horsemanship from ground to saddle through the use of yoga postures and principles; supporting mindfulness in...

EP113: The 5 in 3 Challenge

This episode is about the power of clear, concise, communication… I’ll share a funny story from a clinic and how it turned into a challenging, powerful, and effective exercise for forming questions and answers to problems.About the Host:Karen Rohlf, author and creator...

EP112: Complicating The Half Halt

In this episode I will explore the elusive, confusing, mystifying mystery known as the half halt – the dressage student’s white whale. Many other teachers have gone before me, claiming to be able to simplify it, demystify it and clarify it but they end up just...

EP111: Get The Ticket & Show Up

In this episode, I’ll share a couple of life hacks for making sure you do things you want to do. This will help you stop procrastinating, and will make it easier to make the progress you want to make.About the Host:Karen Rohlf, author and creator of Dressage...