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Heels Down Happy Hour Podcast 57: Cross-Country Safety Pins & Horse Show Snacks

Heels Down Happy Hour Podcast 57: Cross-Country Safety Pins & Horse Show Snacks

Trouble on the Burghley cross-country course has sparked a deeper conversation about safety in eventing. This week, we’re talking about balancing safety devices and pushing the technical boundaries of cross-country, our favorite healthy snacks for horse shows, and our tips and tricks for hacking outside the arena. Thanks for tuning in.

Click here to stream Episode 57.

More on what we talked about in this episode:

These Pumpkin Spice Moscow Mules are frickin’ amazing. | @delish

Did you miss the story of the BFF mini horse & goose? Well, they found a home! @WFMZ

There were lots of falls in England on the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials XC course. We discuss. | @Burghley

The wild horses of North Carolina weathered Hurricane Dorian just fine. | @CNN

Do you love HDHH? Then consider sending us a donation. We appreciate all the support! | @HeelsDownMag

Product review: Pup & Pony Co. is back with a new line of dog collars. They’re gorgeous. | @Pup&PonyCo

Justine, Jess and Ellie discuss their favorite healthy horse show snacks. | @HeelsDownMag

It’s time to get out of the arena and go for a hack. We share some of our tips and exercises to get you started. | @HeelsDownMag

Mail bag: “Should I pay more and ride less with the grand prix trainer, or should I pay less and ride more with a less-schooled trainer?” | @HeelsDownMag

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More about our hosts:

Ellie Woznica is a 22-year-old freelance book designer and horse trainer because she couldn’t choose which career to pursue and her mom said she wouldn’t make the decision for her. She grew up showing the hunters and jumpers, but in university, she learned to ride western and fell in love with reining. 

Jessica Payne is a 32-year-old international event rider who is rarely seen without her long-haired chihuahua under her arm. She was born in London, Ontario, but grew up in Franklin, Tenn. and graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Animal Science. She once lost the tip of her pinky finger clipping her 4* horse, and husband Doug says she can “talk to anyone including a wall….and they will like it!”

Justine Griffin is an award winning 30-year-old journalist who has written about everything from horses to high profile CEOs to her ovaries. (She donated her eggs once.) Two things she loves the most? Whippet puppies and cheese. Justine is a firm believer in unicorns and feminism. So take everything she says with a grain of salt.

Have a question for us? 

Send us an email at hello(at)heelsdownmedia.com. Or better yet, join our Facebook group, the Heels Down Happy Hour Podcast Lounge, to engage with our hosts and delve deeper into the discussions we have on the show.

Many thanks to this week’s partners: Arena Saddles, SmartPak and EIS.

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