EquiRatings Eventing Podcast

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The Eventing Podcast squad bring you on a weekly, data-fuelled journey through the world of eventing. Previews, reviews and analysis - all supported by EquiRatings' data.

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Riders to Watch 2023

We have done the horses so we are now onto the riders. Nicole, Sam and Diarm are back to pick who they think will take the crown at the European Championship, who will win a 5* that hasn't won a 5* before, who will be World Number 1 at the end of the year and a young gun. This episode is kindly supported by Equilume. Listen for free across all podcast platforms.

1h 18m
Feb 06
Alphabetti Spaghetti Round 2: The Letter L

Diarm is here with Spike, Tilly and Catherine chatting about their favourite language and if they ever venture to the middle aisle in Lidl. * Listen for free across all podcast platforms. * This show is kindly supported by Strawmax a healthy, ultra-absorbent and economical equine bedding option for your horse. Find out more here. If you want to listen to more of the fun, laughter and carnage of Alphabetti Spaghetti click below. Alphabetti Spaghetti: The Letter X Alphabetti Spaghetti: The Letter U

1h 11m
Feb 03
Horses to Watch 2023

Grab a notepad and pen listeners as Nicole, Diarm and Sam are here to give you a few horses that they think will make a mark in 2023.  They pick who they believe will win a 5*, a forgotten horse, a young gun and a name that you don't know now but you will this time next year. Listen for free across all podcast platforms.  This show is very kindly supported by Equilume.

1h 23m
Feb 01
A Cup of Tea with... Tim Cheffings

2022 was a successful year for Tim Cheffings, not only for his young horses but also for some of the young riders he trains. He joins Rosie to chat about his 2022 season, his new role in course design, and how that has changed the way he looks at cross-country courses. This show is very kindly supported by NAF. If you want to have a cuppa with another top-class rider, click below: A Cup of Tea with.... Caroline Harris  A Cup of Tea with.... Laura Collett 

22m
Jan 30
#Future Stars: Ellie Fredericks

Ellie Fredericks is on the rise in the eventing world and despite her age, she is already competing at the Advanced level. She joins Nicole to look back to the beginning of her eventing journey, how the dynamic with her parents works and her future goals. Listen for free across all podcast platforms

37m
Jan 27
USEA Special: Goal Setting for the Year Ahead

With the event season fast approaching we thought it would be the perfect time to publish a show we did for the USEA Podcast at the start of January. Nicole and Sam give you some top tips for goal setting so you can get the most out of 2023. Listen for free across all podcast platforms.

50m
Jan 25
The Hold Box Red Mills Special #12: Feeding your new horse

Spike the Vet https://www.spikethevet.co.uk/ is joined by Louise Jones, a nutritionist at Connolly's RED MILLS http://www.redmillshorse.com/, as they discuss the best way to feed a new horse you have just purchased. Connolly's Red Mills are offering 15% off Foran Equine products to Eventing Podcast listeners! Use the code EquiRatingsPodcast15 to receive your discount. View the full collection here. Note this does not apply to the For-Recovery products or the already discounted Pre-Fuel & Refuel combo packs. If you have any other questions regarding feeding click here to ask the Connolly's RED MILLS experts. Listen for free across all podcast platforms.

14m
Jan 23
Grassroots Show: What Makes a Good Grassroots Horse?

With lots of people gearing up for the 2023 season, we thought it would be the perfect time to look at what makes a good grassroots horse. We have some tips and tricks from Sam Watson and Kitty King, along with Rosie and Diarm discussing what you need to do in order to do well in grassroots eventing.  Listen for free across all podcast platforms. 

39m
Jan 20
Hall of Fame #8: Jane Holderness Roddam

Jane Holderness Roddam was the first woman to ride on a British Olympic Eventing Team and is also known as the galloping nurse. This fantastic woman juggled riding at the top level whilst working in hospitals, and she is on the podcast to relive her amazing riding career.  For more Hall of Fame episodes and to hear from the likes of Lucinda Green, Cpt Mark Phillips, Mary King, Bruce Davidson and Ginny Elliot then click here. Listen for free across all podcast platforms.

51m
Jan 18
When Nicole Met... Ben and Sarah Way

There is no better way to kick off When Nicole Met in 2023 than with the power couple of Ben and Sarah Way. Take a listen to hear about how they manage to juggle family life, running an event yard and working a full-time job.  Listen for free across all podcast platforms  This show is very kindly supported by Bedmax. If you want to listen to more When Nicole Met… check out some of our older episodes below. When Nicole Met... Julia When Nicole Met... Jonelle 

56m
Jan 16
Alphabetti Spaghetti Round 2: The Letter K

Great news, Alphabetti Spaghetti is continuing in 2023! Diarm is back with Nicole, Fred Scala, Catherine Austen and Kitty King to find out who is the Karate Kid of the group and what their first kiss was like. * Listen for free across all podcast platforms. * This show is kindly supported by Strawmax a healthy, ultra-absorbent and economical equine bedding option for your horse. Find out more here. If you want to listen to more of the fun, laughter and carnage of Alphabetti Spaghetti click below. Alphabetti Spaghetti: The Letter X Alphabetti Spaghetti: The Letter U

1h 5m
Jan 13
A Cup of Tea with... Fred Scala

If you have not heard of Fred Scala before you have probably seen him recently on social media riding a very spritely Everon Vivendi (Donald). He is now on the podcast to talk all about bringing his top horse back into work, some of the shapes he has been throwing and what the future holds.  If you would like to watch Donald's antics click here. This show is very kindly supported by NAF. If you want to have a cuppa with another top-class rider, click below: A Cup of Tea with.... Caroline Harris  A Cup of Tea with.... Laura Collett 

18m
Jan 11
The Zebra Show #10: Piggy March presenting Cavallo

After a stellar finish to 2022, Piggy March is on the show to talk through her year, how it compared to other years and her current team of horses.  This episode is kindly supported by Zebra Products. Listen for free across all podcast platforms. If you want to find out about more fantastic zebra products have a listen to some of our previous Zebra shows. The Zebra Show #5: Alogo Move Pro The Zebra Show #1: Veredus Presenting Andrew Nicholson 

41m
Jan 09
ERHOTY: The Winner's Story

Our winner has been crowned! Zaragoza is your #ERHOTY22 and her rider Gaspard Maksud is on the show to tell us how much it means to take the title and their plans for 2023. The #ERHOTY22 series is very kindly supported by Equilume Listen for free across all podcast platforms.

20m
Jan 06
Eventing Podcast Classics: New Year, New Targets

It's a brand new year so we thought we would head back to the New Year, New Targets show that was first released on 1st January 2020. Take a listen to Diarm and Sam as they help you set goals for the new year. Listen for free across all podcast platforms.

50m
Jan 04
Inside Badminton #1: Bring on 2023

What better way to start 2023 than with the first episode of another Inside Badminton series? Excitement is already brewing as Nicole speaks to Event Director, Jane Tuckwell, and Commercial Director, Andrew Tucker, to gain exclusive insight as to what is in store for 2023 and how Badminton will work around the Coronation.  The Badminton Stable Manager, Margaret Hopkins, is also on the show to tell us all about how she prepares for the arrival of the horses and some of the special requests from the riders. Listen for free across all podcast platforms, make sure you hit subscribe by clicking here. If you would like to listen to the Inside Badminton #4: Medical & Vet Cover that was mentioned in the show please click here https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/eventingpodcast/Badminton_4_Mixdown_1.mp3.

45m
Jan 02
The Greatest Moments of 2022

What a year 2022 has been, so many highs and lows throughout the eventing world. Nicole, Sam and Catherine look back on the year and relive some of the key moments before we head into 2023. Listen for free across all podcast platforms. 

48m
Dec 31, 2022
Equilume Special: Optimising Breeding

Sam is joined by the head of Equine Science at University College Dublin, Dr Barbara Murphy, to explore how the science and technology behind Equilume lights can help you get the most from your breeding programme.  Listen for free across all podcast platforms. This show is supported by Equilume.  

46m
Dec 30, 2022
Grassroots Show: Review of the Year

Rosie is joined by Nicole to talk through their rider, horse and moment of the year in GB, Ireland and the US.  Listen for free across all podcast platforms.

22m
Dec 28, 2022
When Nicole Met...The best of 2022

We have had some amazing guests on the show this year so we thought we would revisit some of the best bits from all our guests in 2022. Listen for free across all podcast platforms  This show is very kindly supported by Bedmax. If you want to listen to more When Nicole Met… check out some of our older episodes below. When Nicole Met... Julia When Nicole Met... Jonelle 

1h 4m
Dec 26, 2022
The 2022 Christmas Quiz

Grab yourself a drink and relax as it's Christmas Quiz time! Diarm is back with one of his legendary quizzes as Nicole, Sam, Rosie and Spike battle it out to be the 2022 Champion.   Play along at home but remember never question the Quiz Master! Listen for free across all podcast platforms

1h 12m
Dec 23, 2022
Alphabetti Spaghetti Round 2: Christmas Special

All we want for Christmas is... Spike! He is in the driving seat for the Christmas special along with Nicole, Frankie Thieriot Stutes and Lucy Jackson as they have an in-depth chat all about festive traditions. There is even a special guest who joins halfway through.  Listen for free across all podcast platforms. This show is kindly supported by Strawmax a healthy, ultra-absorbent and economical equine bedding option for your horse. Find out more here. If you want to listen to more of the fun, laughter and carnage of Alphabetti Spaghetti click below. Alphabetti Spaghetti: The Letter X Alphabetti Spaghetti: The Letter U

1h 6m
Dec 21, 2022
#ERHOTY22: The Final Countdown

We're getting very close to crowning the champion of #ERHOTY22 so we thought we would chat with a few important people in Zaragoza's and Classic Moet's life to help you make your decision when voting. Nicole chats to Jacky Green, the lady who paired Classic Moet with Jonelle, and Jane Young, the breeder and one of the owners of Zaragoza, to hear more about both of these very special horses. The #ERHOTY22 series is very kindly supported by Equilume and as part of their support, Equilume will be giving the winner an Equilume Cashel Light Mask. The Equilume Light Mask is an individual headpiece for horses that provides timed, low-level blue light to a single eye to effectively deliver all the benefits associated with long summer days. If you would like to vote for the winner of ERHOTY click here. https://take.quiz-maker.com/QKUQEYI6X Listen for free across all podcast platforms.

40m
Dec 20, 2022
The Hold Box Red Mills Special #11: The dos and don'ts of feeding supplements

Spike the Vet https://www.spikethevet.co.uk/ is joined by Louise Jones, a nutritionist at Connolly's RED MILLS http://www.redmillshorse.com/, to talk you through the things to look for in your supplements to ensure you have a top product that is legal. Connolly's Red Mills are offering 15% off Foran Equine products to Eventing Podcast listeners! Use the code EquiRatingsPodcast15 to receive your discount. View the full collection here. Note this does not apply to the For-Recovery products or the already discounted Pre-Fuel & Refuel combo packs. If you have any other questions regarding feeding click here to ask the Connolly's RED MILLS experts. Listen for free across all podcast platforms.

14m
Dec 19, 2022
A Cup of Tea with... Libby Seed

Nicole catches up with Medical Scientist and 5* Event Rider Libby Seed, to hear how she juggles working full-time and competing at the top of the sport. Listen for free across all podcast platforms. This show is very kindly supported by NAF. If you want to have a cuppa with another top-class rider, click below: A Cup of Tea with.... Caroline Harris  A Cup of Tea with.... Laura Collett 

28m
Dec 16, 2022
Parker Equine Insurance: US Review of the Year

What a year US riders have had! Nicole and Diarm look back at the US performances' this year and review all the action from 2022. This episode is kindly supported by Parker Equine Insurance.  Listen for free across all podcast platforms

57m
Dec 14, 2022
RED MILLS Special: Treo Eile Celeb Show Jumping Preview

Nicole and Sam preview the Treo Eile Celeb Show Jumping Competition, which has some amazing celebrities taking part. One of the celebrities taking part is Robbie Power and he is also on the show to talk about the charity and his team for the weekend. If you would like to find out more about the Treo Eile Celeb Showjumping click here. If you would like to hear more about retraining racehorses take a listen to Red Mills Special: Retraining of Racehorses by clicking here. Listen for here across all podcast platforms.

40m
Dec 12, 2022
#ERHOTY22: Quarter Final Special

The voting is getting very hot in #ERHOTY22! We hear from some of the riders of the contenders to learn more about the horses and why they should win #ERHOTY22 This show is supported by Equilume. Listen for free across all podcast platforms.

19m
Dec 10, 2022
Alphabetti Spaghetti Round 2: The Letter J

Diarm is joined by John Kyle, Catherine Austen and Nicole Brown to talk all things J. There are even 3 intro songs to cater for all J music tastes. * Listen for free across all podcast platforms. * This show is kindly supported by Strawmax a healthy, ultra-absorbent and economical equine bedding option for your horse. Find out more here. If you want to listen to more of the fun, laughter and carnage of Alphabetti Spaghetti click below. Alphabetti Spaghetti: The Letter X Alphabetti Spaghetti: The Letter U

1h 8m
Dec 09, 2022
The British Eventing Show #11: The Howden Way Regional Academy

For the final episode of 2022 of the British Eventing Show, Nicole is joined by BE Master Coach, Marie Ryan to explore the Howden Way Regional Academy and what is on offer for members. Listen for free across all podcast platforms Click here to hear more about the Howden way on The British Eventing Show #5: The Howden Way episode.  

23m
Dec 08, 2022