The Equestrian Podcast with Bethany Lee
[EP 163] Animal-Assisted Therapy with Courtenay Baber
Courtenay Baber, MS, LPC, CSOTP, is a licensed professional counselor and is trained in acceptance and commitment therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, and animal-assisted therapy. Courtenay, along with her mother Carolyn, have published a book Recollections: A Journey of Courage and Abuse sharing Carolyn's mental journey healing from sexual abuse with the help of animal-assisted therapy with horses. Since Carolyn's passing Courtenay was not only able to finish her mother's book, but also help others who share similar stories. Courtenay offers online therapy sessions, equine-assisted learning, equine sports coaching, and more through her program Gray Horse Counseling, LLC. Listen in!
[EP 162] Equestrian Workshop Chicago with Bethany Lee and Leah Kaufmann
Have you been thinking about attending the Equestrian Workshop Chicago, but wanted to learn a little bit more about what all it entails? This episode is for you! We are so excited to announce the next upcoming Equestrian Workshop taking place July 15-17th in Chicago, IL! Due to a high volume of interest locally, the Equestrian Workshop added a Local Ticket option for attendees who will commute to the daily sessions. This means they have a few more spots available in the house!! Here to chat in this episode are co-founders Bethany Lee and Leah Kaufmann, as well as two previous workshop attendees, Dani Conway and Jess Parr, who share their experiences with us. Listen in as we answer questions, talk about last year’s workshop, discuss this year’s location, and more!
[EP 161] The Youngest Classified Para-Equestrian with Genevieve Rohner, Mom Lexi Rohner, and Trainer Annie Sweet
This team of three is made up of a mother, rider, and trainer who have come together to make Genevieve Rohner the youngest Classified National Para-Equestrian in dressage. Genevieve has been competing since the age of 5, but quickly became discovered by Hope Hand, president of the United States Para-Equestrian Association, at the age of 7. Genevieve is the only competitive Para-Dressage rider in Utah, and she is aiming to compete in the 2024 Paralympic Games. Listen in!
[EP 160] Solo Episode Q&A with Bethany Lee
Welcome to another solo episode with our lovely podcast host, Bethany Lee! In this episode Bethany answers listener submitted questions about jumping exercises, MES, the podcast, and everything in-between. Let's chat!
For anyone who submitted a question via voice memo- the winner of the My Equestrian Style stirrup pouch will be announced very soon!
[EP 159] Born into Show Jumping with Nick Dello Joio
Nicholas Dello Joio was born in Bedford, NY and grew up in Wellington, Florida. Although Nick has two equestrian parents, it was not until the age of 14 that he decided to take up riding. Now as a grand prix rider at the age of 30, he has quickly climbed up the ladder to success, following in his father’s footsteps. In 2009, Nick won his first grand prix, the $25,000 EMO Grand Prix at the Atlanta Fall Classic I, and just one week later scored another win in the $25,000 EMO Grand Prix at the Atlanta Fall Classic II. His career has only gotten broader since then. Listen in and hear about how Nick is riding today!
[EP 158] Bold Steps with Shayan Richet and Desiree Lavilla
As a husband and wife duo, Shayan Richet and Desiree "Maile" Lavilla are amazing horsemen who have developed equestrian skills from training horses to trimming feet, and providing horses with the best quality care out of Thailand. In this episode the couple shares some amazing stories on how they met and started their business during the pandemic. Listen in!
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Definitely 5 stars for me! The Equestrian Podcast is so professional and worth every second of your time. Bethany shares amazing stories and advice along with listening to super fascinating guests, every episode is much awaited and always is a wonderful listen. I can’t recommend it enough. @brigalow_horse
Seriously love this podcast!
Thanks Bethany for diving into interesting topics in the Equestrian world! I love the business focused chats + hearing stories/tips!