The Best of 2018: Top 10 Plaidcasts

BY THE PLAID HORSE STAFF

Between the holidays and winter circuits on the horizon, many equestrians are doing a lot of traveling this time of year. Whether it’s a road trip or a long overlay in an airport, podcasts are a great way to pass the time. Here are out Top 10 Plaidcasts of 2018!

Plaidcast 72 – USHJA and USEF with Tom Brennan, US Olympian Todd Minikus

Piper and Sissy sit down with USEF and USHJA board member Tom Brennan and US Olympian Todd Minikus. Listen to the Plaidcast Episode.


Plaidcast #57 – Tonya Johnston’s Inside Your Ride – Lillie Keenan, Jacob Pope – by EponaExchange.com

Tonya Johnston chats with Lillie Keenan about her favorite mental skills, how she developed and continues to develop her mental strength and how she stays focused while balancing school and competition. Afterwords she is joined by young professional Jacob Pope about his career, how staying grounded helped him achieve success and how a focus on improvement keeps him motivated. Listen to The Plaidcast episode.


Plaidcast #76 – Body Image, Mental Health and Conversations Equestrians Should Be Having

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Piper and Sissy chat with Kirby Wycoff, PSY.D, NCSP and TPH Blog Editor Lauren Mauldin about body image, mental health and being a Millennial equestrian. Listen to The Plaidcast episode.


Plaidcast #53 by EponaExchange.com – Olympian Kevin Babington & Diane Carney

Today, we talk with Irish Olympian Kevin Babington and Diane Carney of the USHJA Gold Star Clinic Series. Listen to The Plaidcast episode.


Plaidcast 59 by EponaExchange.com – Kaitlin Campbell and Derek Braun

Piper and Sissy sit down with show jumping riders Kaitlin Campbell and Derek Braun. Listen to The Plaidcast episode.


Plaidcast 74 – Hunter Rider Sandy Ferrell and Tanner Korotkin

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In Episode 74 of the Plaidcast, TPH Publisher Piper Klemm and TPH Editor Sissy Wickes sit down with Hunter Rider Sandy Ferrell and also chat with Tanner and Alan Korotkin. Listen to The Plaidcast episode.


Plaidcast #91 – Val Renihan & Cat Tyree Sponsored by Jump Racing

In Episode 91 of The #Plaidcast, The Plaid Horse Publisher Piper Klemm and The Plaid Editor-in-Chief Sissy Wickes sit down with Top Equitation Trainer Val Renihan and US Team Rider Cat Tyree. Listen to The Plaidcast episode.


Plaidcast #92 – Tonya Johnston’s Inside You Ride with Jim Hagman by Sales Paddock

The Plaid Horse presents “Inside Your Ride” with mental skills coach Tonya Johnston. Today, Tonya is thrilled to welcome respected trainer Jim Hagman of the Elvenstar Training and Equestrian Center in Moorpark, California. She will also answer several requests she received to talk about how to get a handle on your negative self-talk. Listen to The Plaidcast episode.


Plaidcast #96 – Tonya Johnston’s Inside Your Ride with Kelli Cruciotti by Stableguard

The Plaid Horse presents “Inside Your Ride” with mental skills coach Tonya Johnston. Today, Tonya welcomes grand prix rider Kelli Cruciotti, and answers a listener question on comparing yourself to your peers when they do something more advanced or prestigious than you. Listen to the Plaidcast episode.


Plaidcast #87 by Sales Paddock – Tonya Johnston’s Inside Your Ride with Adrienne Sternlicht

Today Tonya talks to Adrienne Sternlicht, top young show jumping rider who is heading to Tyron to compete in the World Equestrian Games.  Plus, she answers a listener question about how to help keep your focus on yourself rather than your competition at a show. Listen to the Plaidcast episode.