Horse Illustrated now has five podcast episodes under its belt with the September 2021 episode of the Horse Illustrated Episode of Horses in the Morning podcast, released on the Horse Radio Network on September 28. Hosts Glenn the Geek, founder of the Horse Radio Network, and Sarah Evers Conrad, Horse Illustrated’s Digital Content Editor, talk to breakaway roping superstar Jackie Crawford about her illustrious competitive career and being a mom. Next up, Brooke USA board member Dwayne Hildreth discusses the organization’s mission to help worldwide working horses. And last but not least, international trainer Daniel Stewart shares more about how equestrian sports psychology can help all riders be bolder, braver, and brighter. This episode is presented by Title Sponsor Straight Arrow Products with additional support by Premier Sponsor, Farnam. To listen in and learn more about the guests, visit www.horseillustrated.com/podcast5.
Twenty-time Women’s Professional Rodeo Association World Champion Jackie Crawford of Jackie Crawford Roping has a lifetime in speed events and roping. Since her three consecutive National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) Southwest Region champion breakaway roping titles, Crawford has continued to excel on the rodeo and roping scene. In addition to training top-level horses, she continues to ride horses for some of the best horse people in the business. In 2017, Crawford married Charly Crawford, a 10-time National Finals Rodeo qualifier in heading. Along with balancing being a wife, mother, competitor and trainer, Crawford has played a key role in the exploding trend of breakaway roping. She continues to further the sport of rodeo by conducting clinics throughout the year and giving private lessons at the Crawford’s training facility in Stephenville, Texas.
Dwayne Hildreth is on the board of Brooke USA. He is an owner of two performance Quarter Horses and has been competing in reined cow horse and stock horse competitions for just over a year. The mission of Brooke USA is to significantly improve the welfare of 100 million working horses, donkeys, and mules who are helping to support 600 million of the poorest people throughout Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the Americas, and the Caribbean. They do this by raising funds and responsibly directing them to the areas of greatest need. But rather than just handing out money and leaving an area, Brooke also provides education, supplies and assistance not only to animal owners, but also to locally based veterinarians, veterinary technicians, farriers, feed suppliers, and those who make and repair tack and horse-drawn vehicles. They have also expanded into university research and community projects, as well as working to influence governmental policy. After all, healthy animals work better, live longer and thus can support their humans in a more sustainable way.
Daniel Stewart has been an equestrian for more than 35 years and has coached horse riders all over the world for the past 25 of those. Combining his knowledge as an equestrian with a degree in physical education, he created an empowering and inspiring clinic series that helps riders develop equally strong minds and bodies. As the internationally acclaimed author of Pressure Proof Your Riding; Ride Right; and Fit and Focused in 52; he talked about his latest book—Bolder, Braver, Brighter, available through Trafalgar Square Publishing. Stewart is widely considered one of the world’s leading experts on horse sport psychology, athletics, and performance. He teaches clinics and seminars to thousands of riders each year, including an annual summer clinic tour that includes 50 clinics in more than 30 cities over a span of 60 days. He’s a sought-after keynote speaker, has published countless magazine articles, and is an equestrian sport psychology and rider fitness contributor for many other equestrian associations. A father of two, when he’s not teaching his jumping, cross-country and dressage clinics, he runs four-day equestrian athlete training camps at various athlete training centers around the country. He also produces weekly mental coaching and rider fitness videos for riders of all levels, ages, and disciplines.
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