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Ride Like a Mother

Welcome to the Ride Like a Mother Podcast! We are 2 Canadian prairie ladies sharing our stories on raising babies, riding horses, building ranches, and health & wellness. We also interview experts on riding, finance,...more

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Equine biz ideas & budgeting with equine financial advisor, Sarah Judson

Episode 25

September 22, 2022

Equine biz ideas & budgeting with equine financial advisor, Sarah Judson

Raise your hand if you've ever struggled with your finances as a horse owner! Sarah Judson, equine financial advisor, is here to help us on this episode of the podcast.  She comes to us with 13 years of financial service experience, an MBA in accounting and Quickbooks online expertise. Not only that but she has real life experience working as a trainer, competing in jumping and owning a horse boarding business. On the episode we asked her some juicy questions like: >>> What's the most common question you get asked as a financial advisor? >>> Top 3 tips for budgeting for competitions? >>> Say your sitting in a 9-5 job right now but you'd rather have your own equine related biz. What advice would you give someone to get started? >>> Do you think it's possible to have a career that actually supports your horse habit instead of taking you further away from your horseback goals? Listen in to hear her answers! Sarah Judson is the owner of The Equestrian Business Academy which is launching it's winter cohort of group coaching starting November 1st. Check out Sarah's website to learn more about this comprehensive Quickbooks and bookkeeping course specifically for equestrian entrepreneurs. CONNECT WITH SARAH JUDSON >>> WEBSITE:  https://www.equestrianbusinessacademy.com/sarah-judson >>> INSTAGRAM: @equestrianbusinessacademy >>> FACEBOOK: @theequestrianbusinessacademy CONNECT WITH US!>>> EPISODE IDEAS SEND TO: [email protected]>>> FIND ALL THE EPISODES: ridelikeamother.ca ...

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Prep for a big competition with Dawn Vandersteen, Futurity Horse Trainer.

Episode 24

September 08, 2022

Prep for a big competition with Dawn Vandersteen, Futurity Horse Trainer.

"I take this seriously." Anyone that knows Dawn knows this is true. She takes her barrel racing seriously and it shows. In this episode she shares the step-by-step process she takes to get her futurity horses ready to compete. Dawn's list of accomplishments include: >> Owning and training a SuperStakes Winner>> 2nd Place Futurity SuperStakes Winner>> 3 Times Heartland Rodeo Finals Winner (on 3 different horse she trained)>> MRCA Barrel Champion Dawn is so well respected in the futurity horse world and I'm sure its because of her integrity and grit! She made us laugh so many times on this episode and dropped some real wise words. I can't wait for you to listen in on this conversation about prepping for a competition mentally, physically, logistically and on horseback. If your loving what we're sharing please go hit subscribe so you don't miss the next episode! CONNECT WITH DAWN!>>> YOU TUBE >>> FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/dawn.vandersteen>>> EMAIL [email protected] CONNECT WITH US!>>> EPISODE IDEAS SEND TO: [email protected]>>> FIND ALL THE EPISODES: ridelikeamother.ca>>> INSTAGRAM:  https://www.instagram.com/ride.likeamother/>>> FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/ridelikeamother ...

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Finals Prep: Fitness tips with Carrie Plett

Episode 23

August 25, 2022

Finals Prep: Fitness tips with Carrie Plett

It's the end of the Barrel Racing season around here and everyone is preparing to compete at finals!! On this episode Carrie Plett, fitness coach and barrel racer, gives us tips on getting and staying fit. Not just for us but for our horses.  If you want to follow someone that is consistently working on her personal fitness, her horses fitness and encouraging her 4 competitive kids, this is your gal. She is strong, steady and always has a ranchy metaphor to explain her perspectives on rodeo life. Her and her 4 kids compete at Jackpots, Heartland Rodeo's, MRCA and CCA rodeos throughout the year and she's been a fitness coach for 4 years.  That's why we knew we needed to hear her answers to these questions: Do you think you need to workout in addition to horseback riding? Or is riding enough physical activity? What are the benefits of good physical fitness routine for yourself and your horse? Top tips for keeping up an active lifestyle? Best advice for keeping a strong and positive mindset as you compete? Strategies for fitness and riding prep as you go into finals or a big competition?  CONNECT WITH CARRIE>>>WEBSITE https://www.plettcattle.com/>>>INSTAGRAM: @_carrieplett_>>>EMAIL: [email protected] CONNECT WITH US!>>> EPISODE IDEAS SEND TO: [email protected]>>> FIND ALL THE EPISODES: ridelikeamother.ca ...

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Recap - Great Clips from a bunch of our interviews!

Episode 22

August 04, 2022

Recap - Great Clips from a bunch of our interviews!

CONNECT WITH US!>>> EPISODE IDEAS SEND TO: [email protected]>>> FIND ALL THE EPISODES: ridelikeamother.ca>>> INSTAGRAM:  https://www.instagram.com/ride.likeamother/>>> FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/ridelikeamother ...

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Rusty Rae Woodard talks Barrel Racing Bloodlines and Competitive Mindset Tips

Episode 21

July 28, 2022

Rusty Rae Woodard talks Barrel Racing Bloodlines and Competitive Mindset Tips

Rusty Rae Woodard comes to this podcast because of you, our listeners! We polled and you told us that Rusty is someone you would love to hear from!  After our conversation we can see why. Check it out her incredible accomplishments:  >> Self employed Barrel Horse Trainer.>> MRCA, CCA Champion>> 2 x CFR Qualifier >> CFR Average Winner>> Futurity/Derby Winner in US and Canada>> Top 20 Equistat Futurity Rider We started our conversation discussing barrel horse bloodlines and continued into mindset tips for competitors. You will find a lot of value in this conversation.  CONNECT WITH RUSTY-RAE! FacebookInstagram: @rustyraewoodard CONNECT WITH US!>>> EPISODE IDEAS SEND TO: [email protected]>>> FIND ALL THE EPISODES: ridelikeamother.ca>>> INSTAGRAM:  https://www.instagram.com/ride.likeamother/>>> FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/ridelikeamother ...

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Is your horse in competition condition? Shyla Fuchs shares her knowledge!

Episode 20

July 21, 2022

Is your horse in competition condition? Shyla Fuchs shares her knowledge!

Have you been hitting some rodeo's and jackpots already this summer? Yes!? But how do you know your horse is conditioned adequately so they can give you their all? That's what we asked Shyla Fuchs. Shyla has literally been riding horses since she was born and healing horses is her passion! She also has a Certificate from the B.C. College of Equine Therapy and has trained with Karen Saindon. And now she also has her facility in MacGregor, Manitoba called Shyla's Equine Health and Wellness complete with all the latest technology for conditioning and rehab. Here are some of the questions she answers during the episode:>>> What are your top tips for conditioning a barrel horse? >>> What are some things that you would avoid doing when your horse isn’t conditioned? >>> How can you tell if your horse is in a good condition? >>> What’s the newest technology and tools that someone could use to help condition their horse? >>> Tell us specifically about your services. CONNECT WITH SHYLA:>>> CALL 1-204-371-0701>>> FACEBOOK CONNECT WITH US!>>> EPISODE IDEAS SEND TO: [email protected]>>> FIND ALL THE EPISODES: ridelikeamother.ca>>> INSTAGRAM>>> FACEBOOK   ...

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