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WELCOME TO THE PLAIDCAST!
The Plaidcast is a weekly horse show inspired podcast hosted by Piper Klemm, Ph.D., publisher of The Plaid Horse magazine, and Tonya, a Mental Skills Coach and author who works with riders all over the world. Guests include Olympic equestrians, top hunter/jumper and equitation riders, trainers, horse show managers and industry insiders. Tune in for in depth conversations on topics that matter: horsemanship, collegiate equestrian, the state of our sport and horse show how to’s for riders at every level. Hear insider stories about how The Plaid Horse magazine comes together every month. One episode each month is devoted to the mental side of your ride with nationally recognized Mental Skills Coach and author Tonya Johnston (Inside Your Ride). Don’t miss an episode!
MEET THE HOSTS
Piper Klemm, Ph.D.
Piper is an active member of the hunter/jumper community, owning a fleet of lease ponies and showing in adult hunter divisions. Her goal is that everyone would take the time to be as educated about horsemanship and hunter/jumper sport as possible.
Tonya Johnston, MA
Tonya is a Mental Skills Coach and author who works with riders all over the world. Tonya specializes in working with equestrian athletes. Tonya’s book is called “Inside Your Ride: Mental Skills for Being Happy and Successful with Your Horse.”
“I just listened to this week’s Plaidcast and great job! Always super interviews.” -Tom O’Mara, US Equestrian President, Ocala, Florida
“This podcast quickly became one of my most listened to. I’m so appreciative of the time and effort that goes into thoughtful content on a broad range of topics. Thanks for making it so easy to stay up to date with our sport and in such an engaging way.”- 5* review on iTunes
“I absolutely love this podcast! I have recently reentered the horse industry after taking a few year hiatus, but this podcast has helped me dive right back in. An informative tool that is playful and enjoyable. 10/10 recommend!” – 5* review on iTunes
“Tonya Johnston does a great job with this podcast. She is insightful, positive and knowledgeable about mental skills applied to equestrian sport. Tonya’s guests are frequently renowned professional horse people who have a particular interest in mental skills.” – 5* review on iTunes
“By far the best equestrian podcast out there. The guests, the questions, the conversations and the hosts create the most informative episodes! I look forward to the new episodes each week!” – 5* review on iTunes