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Chi University: Talking Acupuncture for Horses & Dogs, for February 27, 2024

Dr. Allison and Dr. John discuss what we know about how acupuncture works, and explain some of the ways acupuncture has been tested in both humans and horses. It’s journal club time! The doctors also talk about way that you can bring your horse to Chi University to help teach acupuncture labs to other veterinarians and receive a free acupuncture treatment and a free herbal formula specifically chosen for your horse. This episode would be of interest to anyone who would like to know more about how a body responds to acupuncture and acupuncture needles.

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Equine Affaire: A Sneak Peek into Fantasia for February 15, 2024

On this Equine Affaire episode, we visit with two incredible horse people who will be performing in Fantasia in April! First, we chat with Brendan Wise, one half of the Unbridled Wings duo, who wowed us all in Massachusetts with bridleless dressage and jumping. Then Allison visits with Celisse Barrett, director and founder of Equestrian Chaos, which is a stunt team that performs at Renaissance Festivals around the country and also provides equine therapy to special needs children and adults. Listen up!

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NRHA Entry Level Reining for February 8, 2024 by EC Pro

In this National Reining Horse Association Reining podcast, we will be chatting about how to get involved in reining with the NRHA Green Reiner Program that is sponsored by Classic Equine. We will chat with NRHA Judge Ann Salmon Anderman and Non Pro Rider Allison Thorson to find out more. This NRHA Reining podcast episode is sponsored by EC Pro so we are excited to have founder Jamie Arnold and Russell Daws on to discuss this program. Listen in….

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Chi University: Neurology & The Ditch Pony, for January 23, 2024

Dr. Allison Marshall and Dr. John Langlois have Dr. Carmen Franck Flippin on the show today, and we discuss two really interesting cases involving neurology and the many clinical presentations of it. Dr. Flippin recounts her amazon story of Ditch Pony, and how she used TCVM to help him not only walk again, but be a fully functional fellow. The doctors talk, more in general about neuropathy, and how it affects other parts of the body such as laryngeal hemiplegia, and how TCVM is very helpful in neuromuscular issues.

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Diagnosing and Treating Back Pain, by Chi University, for Dec 26, 2023

Dr. Allison Marshall and Dr. John Langlois will interview Dr. Marilyn Maler of Sun Spirit Farm and Veterinary Services located in Ocala, Florida.  Dr. Maler will be discussing back pain, and her integrated approach to the many presentations of this common source of performance problems.  The Dr.s will discuss kissing spine diagnosis, treatment and, many helpful approaches to things that cause secondary back pain.

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Everything You Missed at Equine Affaire in Massachusetts for Dec 21, 2023

Allison and Ashley chat about all the excitement and fun of Equine Affaire in Massachusetts, plus three exclusive interviews with special guests Chelsea Canedy; Katelyn Friesema of EquestriYUM Bakery; and Brittany Mayer, winner of the 2023 Massachusetts Versatile Horse & Rider Competition. Then Allison shares a sneak peek of what (and who!) is coming to Equine Affaire in Ohio, happening April 11-14, 2024!   Listen in….

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Versatile Horse & Rider Competition at Equine Affaire for September 21, 2023

Today’s episode is all about the Versatile Horse & Rider Competition! Sponsored by Chewy, the VHRC is an exciting competition that features a variety of obstacles. Up to 25 pre-selected horse and rider pairs will tackle a judged race through an obstacle course created to test the communication between horse and rider, as well as each competitor’s horsemanship and athletic prowess. Contestants will compete for $5,500 in cash and other prizes. Today’s guests are Greg Robinson, a ranch versatility expert and clinician who will also judge this fall’s VHRC, and Noah Rattner, announcer of Equine Affaire and a big fan of the VHRC.

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Equine Affaire: Professional Bridle Fitter, Equestrian Fitness Performance Coach for Aug 17, 2023

New at Equine Affaire this fall: the Great Equestrian Fitness Challenge! Participants will get to show off their barnyard muscles in three fun events like the Barn Chores Marathon, the Bouncy Pony Race, and the Horse Nugget Relay. Emcee Ifa Simmonds of the Equestrian Fitness Academy stops by . Next, we’ll chat with Kelly Jones, a Society of Master Saddlers Master Bridle Maker and a qualified bridle fitter who will be joining us at Equine Affaire from all the way across the pond. Tune in to learn all about the fun waiting for you in Massachusetts this fall!

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Environmentally Sustainable with Horses for August 1, 2023 by American Horse Council

Horse owners are some of the biggest supporters of the environment. They understand the importance of green space, access to fresh water and mild temperatures to ride. Julie and Megan speak with two Colorado State University students who presented their research on how one show facility in Helsinki, Finland, is utilizing its own occupants’ waste for power—that’s right: Manure for Electricity. Then, the AHC’s Health, Welfare and Regulatory Affairs Liaison, Emily Stearns, talks about the horse industry working alongside the Environmental Protection Agency and what “green” legislation might affect the horse industry. Finally, Julie shares an update on the Equine Economic Impact Survey, which is ongoing through September 29.

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Equine Affaire: Steffen Peters and Fair Hill Saddlery for July 20, 2023

We have got an incredible show for you today! It’s all about the Equine Affaire Ride with a Pro initiative, sponsored by Fair Hill Saddlery. First, we’ll chat with Kimberly Chick, owner of Fair Hill Saddlery, and then we’ve got a very special guest, five-time Olympian Steffen Peters. Steffen is presenting at Equine Affaire this fall, so you should plan on coming to Massachusetts to meet him.  Listen in….

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Mary Kitzmiller: Clinic Review, Teaching Collection, Stillness As A Reward, for July 6, 2023

Today’s listener Q&A with Mary Kitzmiller answers questions about collection and bridling fussy horses. Listener Dani stops by to chat about what she learned at Mary’s recent clinic plus offers advice to those who may want to organize a clinic in their home town. Our training tip deals with stillness, and how your horse can look at it as a reward. Listen in to find out!

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Celebrating Black Equestrians for June 19, 2023 by World Equestrian Center

Classic re-visit. Joy Hills, co-host of Retired Racehorse Radio talks about what Juneteenth means to her, Bull Rider Abe Morris shares his experiences as rodeo competitor and baker, and Roda Ferraro show tells us about the Racing’s Black Pioneers exhibit at the Keeneland Library. Plus, to honor all the dads out there, list of Father’s Day Gifts sure to have you spitting out your coffee.

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Equine Affaire’s Featured Artist & Saddle Up Clothing Company for June 15, 2023

Every year, Equine Affaire selects an artist and features their work on the cover of both event programs, on the social media, on the website, and all of our other marketing materials. This year, we were thrilled to work with Tony O’Connor, an Irish artist who creates stunningly lifelike paintings of horses and other animals. His painting, “FAOI GHEASA” is our featured artwork this year. On today’s show, we interview Tony and learn all about his processes — plus what else he likes to paint! We’re also going to interview Margo Gulbranson, founder of Saddle Up Clothing Company, one of Equine Affaire’s most faithful sponsors and home to some of the coolest and cutest apparel around.   Listen in….

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