Straight From the Horse's Mouth Radio Show is an interview podcast that features the most unique and interesting people in the horse world. I talk with artists, authors, inventors, entrepreneurs, therapists, horse communicators, anyone with an innovative and creative approach to horses. If you are passionate about horses - this is the show for you!
Motherhood Lost and Found
My guest is Ann Campanella author of Motherhood Lost and Found. In this award-winning memoir, author and poet Ann Campanella returns to her home state of North Carolina ready to build a farm and start a family. Her foundation is shaken when she experiences multiple miscarriages at the same time her mother spirals into Alzheimer's. Ann’s connection to horses sustains her as her window of motherhood begins to close. As her mother’s memory fades, Ann receives a final miracle. Listen to Ann as she shares her emotional journey.
Cowgirls With Curves
In this episode, we meet F.J Thomas an author, horsewoman and healthcare worker. F.J shares her journey towards a healthier lifestyle where her choices have made a profound difference on not just her physical, but mental health as well. A cowgirl at heart, F.J. Thomas resides in east Tennessee on a horse farm with a menagerie of horses, cats, and dogs. Working full time in the healthcare industry, F.J. spends the rest of her time judging open horse shows and competing in anything from hunt seat to barrel racing and ranch events every chance she gets.
A multi-genre author, F.J. started writing in high school and never looked back. A romance and short story author with Solstice Publishing, she has a new children's book releasing in 2016 under the name Jewel Thomas and has written articles that have appeared in America's Horse, Horse & Ranch Magazine, and Hoofbeats.
In addition to writing and riding, F.J. also founded Cowgirls With Curves. Her real life pursuit of the cowgirl lifestyle has provided plenty of first-hand experience and inspiration for writing.
Unforgettable Faces and Stories
After the loss of her beloved father , Eileen Doyon decided to deal with her grief through journaling. Eventually, that journaling resulted in not just her healing, but a book - Unforgettable Faces & Stories: Dedications: Dads and Daughters (Daughters Remembering Their Dads Who Served in the Military. Today Eileen’s mission….is to help others talk about their loved ones who have passed and to tell their stories of their own personal keepsakes.
90 - Riding Through Thick & Thin
Many if not most women have been locked in a battle with their bodies for as long as they can remember. And when it comes to riding horses, they drag their arsenal of self-doubt with them every time they step into the saddle. Some quit riding completely. Others ride, but are frustrated by their lack of progress as riders or what they see as poor performance. They succumb to silent self-torment as they wonder how they look, what others think, and whether they have any business on the back of a horse if their jeans feel a little too tight.
Listen to Melinda's interview as she shares excerpts from her latest book.
89 The Equestrian Blogger
Sarah George is an authentic young woman who 'tells it like it is" in her equestrian circle. She shares her raw experiences with barn bullying. A refreshing young perspective of the horse world on YouTube!
088- Performance Pony Entrepreneur
Camie Widmer is a young entrepreneur with a dream. She noticed that there was a hole in the horse tack market and filled that void with her new on-line tack shop the Performance Pony Company (http://www.performancepony.com)