If you like learning on the go, podcasts might be the best tool for picking up general business tips, horse health information and industry-specific advice critical to running your horse farm or stable. There are an estimated 850,000 active podcasts and over 30 million episodes (according to Oberlo.com), so there are plenty to choose from.
Here’s a mix of horse-focused and general business podcasts to support your horse farm or equine business.
Spring Hill Equine: Show hosts Justin Long and Dr. Erica Lacher launched the podcast in early 2021 and have covered horse health topics ranging from head-shaking to alternative therapies, thrush and more. The practice also features over 400 articles available through their blog “Tuesdays with Tony.”
Horse Tip Daily: Part of the Horse Radio Network, this short podcast is packed with tips and information from the top names in the horse world covering all aspects of horsemanship. A different horse tip, a different equine topic, a different equestrian expert almost every day.
The Equine Business Podcast is hosted by Equine Business Mentor and Coach Jenni Bush. Focused on marketing and building a business this podcast goes behind the scenes in what it takes to be an equestrian entrepreneur.
Disease Du Jour: This equine health podcast was developed for veterinarians, vet techs, vet students and industry professionals. The podcast features topics ranging from nutrition and lameness to the latest in equine medical research from noted veterinarians and researchers. (Note that Kim Brown, Editor of Stable Management, is the host of Disease Du Jour.)
How to Market Your Horse Business with Denise Alvarez: Each week, host Denise Alvarez from Stormlily Marketing breaks down marketing into bite-size bits giving you actionable tips and strategies that you can apply to your horse business.
How I Built This: Hosted by Guy Raz this NPR podcast goes behind the scenes with business leaders from a variety of industries to hear how they achieved monumental success.
The Tim Ferriss Show: Tim Ferriss is widely known for his #1 New York Times bestselling book “The 4-Hour Workweek.” In his podcast, he invites guests who give in business insights for strategies, tactics and tools that can be emulated in any type of business.
Equine Network Podcasts
The Equine Network LLC is the parent company of Stable Management, and the various brands that are part of the Equine Network have many podcast offerings based on breed, discipline and equine interest. (The Disease Du Jour podcast listed above is one of these offerings from EquiManagement.)
The Ride podcast from Horse&Rider—Horse&Rider is your resource to live today’s Western horse life. Editors and co-hosts Michaela and Nichole chat about the industry’s latest news and their personal horse-life adventures, then sit down to talk with your favorite horsemen and -women. Delivered with a heavy dose of fun, The Ride is a bi-weekly podcast where Western horse lovers can get their fix.
The Business of Practice from EquiManagement—While this is designed for equine veterinary practices, the business tips are useful to anyone who wants to run a profitable business. Topics have included getting paid legally, social marketing, parenting tips and budgeting.
The Practical Horseman Podcast features conversations with respected riders, industry leaders and horse care experts to inform and inspire listeners. The podcast is co-hosted by Practical Horseman editors Sandra Oliynyk and Jocelyn Pierce.
The Dressage Today Podcast mixes and mingles with the most inspiring members of our dressage community—from top riders to local legends. We talk all angles of our sport—sharing everything from training philosophies to stories of chasing dreams to horse-care tips. Give us a listen during your next car ride to the barn, while you’re doing barn chores or whenever you need a pick-me-up in your dressage journey!
The Score podcast from The Team Roping Journal—This podcast presents the team roping industry’s movers and shakers and the inside stories on iconic moments in team roping history.