Heels Down Happy Hour

A Sports, Kids and Family podcast
Good podcast? Give it some love!

Episodes of Heels Down Happy Hour

Mark All
Search Episodes...
Don’t we all envy those riders who rock the perfect #ROOTD every day? We’re talking to one dressage fashionista on how she pulls it off. Braiding is the worst but we’re talking to the ultimate pro this week on how to make it better. Thanks for tuning in. Guests and Links Episode 85: Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Ellie Woznica Owner/Trainer of Photo Credit: Drink Recipe: Link: Link: Link: Link: Product Review: Guest: Sarah Hepler Subscribe:  | | Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Thank you to our sponsors! This episode is presented by: , ,  and
There’s been a lot of discussion about the hunters lately - are they really the most friendly discipline for the average rider? Or what needs to happen from it to be more inclusive? This week, we’re sipping cocktails with America’s leading polo player and we’ve got 99 problems but boarding ain’t one. Thanks for tuning in. Guests and Links Episode 84: Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for  Host: Ellie Woznica Owner/Trainer of  Photo Credit: ESI Photography Drink Recipe: Nic Roldan's Cocktail Pick Link:  Link:  Link:  Product Review:  Guest: Hope Glynn Subscribe:  |  |  Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:   Thank you to our sponsors! This episode is presented by: ,  and 
Footing matters. This week, Ellie is sharing the highs and lows of building a perfect arena on the farm. American eventer Allison Springer joins us to talk about her own farm buying adventure and bringing along young horses, and we answer the long standing question: does feed-through fly control really work?
Imagine giving up your stable corporate job for one in horses. It’s something a lot of us dream about, but our guest Brittney Chambers actually did it. This week, we’re talking about WTH is happening with Kentucky in 2021 and the most creative ways we’ve tried to save money because… horses. Thanks for tuning in. Guests and Links Episode 82: Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Ellie Woznica Owner/Trainer of Photo Credit: K.Paz Studios Drink Recipe: Link: Link: Link: Link: Product Review: Ecogold, Hunt Club, and Unbelts Guest: Brittney Chambers, Subscribe:  | | Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Thank you to our sponsors! This episode is presented by: , , and
With the WEC-USEF drama still fresh in our minds, why can’t we find a way to make horse shows more affordable? This week, we’re talking about the wonky, zig-zag path it’ll take for equestrians to get to the Olympics while sipping on mimosas. Thanks for tuning in. Guests and Links Episode 81: Link for sight impaired – Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Ellie Woznica Owner/Trainer of Photo Credit: Erin Gilmore Drink Recipe: Link: Link: Link: Product Review: Guest: Ann Glavan Link: Link: Subscribe:  | | Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Thank you to our sponsors! This episode is presented by: , , , and
We’re in the homestretch - the end of the year is almost here. This week, we’re sharing some yuletide laughs and Jessica Phoenix returns to talk about her Plan B for the winter competition season. Thanks for tuning in. Guests and Links Episode 80: Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Ellie Woznica Owner/Trainer of Photo Credit: Drink Recipe: Link: Link: Guest: , co-founder of Young Black Equestrians: The Podcast Guest: , Author and two-time Canadian Olympic eventer Subscribe:  | | Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Thank you to our sponsors! This episode is presented by: , , and
Somehow, we’ve survived this very bizarre and stressful year. To celebrate, we’re sharing all our favorite gift ideas for holiday season. Also this week, we’re sharing our top no stirrup exercises to get those legs burnin’. Guests and Links Episode 79: Link for sight impaired – Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Ellie Woznica Owner/Trainer of Photo Credit: Drink Recipe: Link: Link: Link: Subscribe:  | | Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Thank you to our sponsors! This episode is presented by: , , and
Everything sucks, so we’re talking to two top equestrians who inspire us with their amazing comeback stories. This week, we’re sharing our favorite outerwear options for the colder seasons and we answer this long puzzling question: why do horses eat sand? Thanks for tuning in. Guests and Links Episode 78: Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Ellie Woznica Owner/Trainer of Photo Credit: Drink Recipe: Subscribe:  | | Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Thank you to our sponsors! This episode is presented by: , , , and
Fall is here, if you can believe. This week, we’re sharing our favorite must-haves for the looming winter coat season and Brianna Noble joins us to talk about the power of horsemanship. Guests and Links Episode 77: Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for  Host: Ellie Woznica Owner/Trainer of  Photo Credit:  Drink Recipe:  Link:  Link:  Link:  Link:  Link:  Declutter Your Horse Life: , head groom at Payne Equestrian Subscribe:  |  |  Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:   Thank you to our sponsors! This episode is presented by: , , 
Ever wonder why breeches never fit the same? Sigh. This week we’re talking to an equestrian fashion designer and body positivity advocate on why horses are great for everybody, no matter your waist size. And would you ever list your farm on Airbnb? Thanks for tuning in. Guests and Links Episode 76: Link for sight impaired – Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Ellie Woznica Owner/Trainer of Guest: Leah Wellard from Guest: Katelyn Woodburn, Street and Saddle Photo Credit: Drink Recipe: Link: Link: Link: Product Review:  Subscribe:  | | Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Thank you to our sponsors! This episode is presented by: , ,
We could all use a kick in the butt every now and again, when it comes time to tackle a deep clean. This week, we’re talking to a super groom on finding the motivation to tidy up the barn. We’ll also share our favorite rest and recovery techniques for after horse shows. Thanks for tuning in. Guests and Links Episode 75: Link for sight impaired – Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Ellie Woznica Owner/Trainer of Photo Credit: Drink Recipe: Link: Link: Declutter Your Horse Life: , head groom at Payne Equestrian Subscribe:  | | Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Download the  in the iTunes AppStore: or Google Play for Android phones and tablets:. Subscribe for a year and get two months free! Thank you to our sponsors! Episode 74 is presented by: ,
Not everybody has the privilege of riding at a big training barn. This week, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of riding at home and showing alone. Show jumpers are taking a page out of the eventing safety playbook and did you know Idris Alba has a horse allergy? Guests and Links Episode 74: Link for sight impaired – Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Ellie Woznica Owner/Trainer of Photo Credit: Drink Recipe: Link: Link: Link: Product Review: Subscribe:  | | Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Download the  in the iTunes AppStore: or Google Play for Android phones and tablets:. Subscribe for a year and get two months free! Thank you to our sponsors! Episode 74 is presented by: ,
We get it, horse people can confuse the heck out of non-horse people. This week, we share our favorite muggle stories and get a 101 lesson on biomechanics from one our favorite Olympic dressage riders, Jacqui Brooks. Thanks for tuning in.  Guests and Links Episode 73: Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Jacquie Brooks, Two-time Olympic Dressage Rider Guest: Wendy Angel Photo Credit: Drink Recipe: Link: Link: Link: Product Review: Subscribe: | | Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Download the in the iTunes AppStore: or Google Play for Android phones and tablets: . Subscribe for a year and get two months free! Thank you to our sponsors! Episode 73 is presented by: , , , 
Everybody could use a good reason to laugh in 2020. This week, we’re talking to one of our favorite comedic writers in the horse world, what horse show is cancelled now and where, and what’s the etiquette on riding horses for other people. Thanks for tuning in. Guests and Links Episode 72: Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Ellie Woznica, Horse Trainer Guest: Wendy Angel Photo Credit: Link: Drink Recipe: Link: Link: Link: Link: Product Review: Subscribe: | | Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Download the in the iTunes AppStore: or Google Play for Android phones and tablets: . Subscribe for a year and get two months free! Thank you to our sponsors! Episode 72 is presented by: , , and
If you know, you know: There’s something about loving horses that makes us all just a little bit crazy. This week, we’re talking to New York Times journalist and author, Sarah Maslin Nir about her new book, how girthing affects breathing and the new Tokyo 2021 schedule. Thanks for tuning in.  Guests and Links Episode 71: Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Ellie Woznica, Horse Trainer Guest: Sarah Maslin Nir, and Author Photo Credit: Link: Drink Recipe: Link: Link: Link: Product Review: Subscribe: | | Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Download the in the iTunes AppStore: or Google Play for Android phones and tablets: . Subscribe for a year and get two months free! Thank you to our sponsors! Episode 71 is presented by:  , , and
Diversity is top of mind right now, including horse sports. This week, we’re talking about what to do when you feel burnt out, how eventer Kanyon Walker balances horses with his college football career and what does one horse have to do with fortune cookies? Thanks for tuning in. Guests and Links Episode 70: Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Kaynon Walker, Eventer and Football Player at in New Orleans Guest: Bethany Lee from Photo Credit:  Drink Recipe: Gin/Strawberry Mash (from Natalie in the ) Link: Link: Link: Product Review: | Qualified for Subscribe:  | | Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Download the  in the iTunes AppStore: or Google Play for Android phones and tablets:. Subscribe for a year and get two months free! Thank you to our sponsors! Episode 70 is presented by:  , Soap for Dirty Equestrians,
If only we could ALL be the Queen of England, and spend our quarantine period riding horses every day. This week, we’re discussing what horse shows will look like in the After Times, and by that we mean, After-Corona-Times. And we’ll get some tips on how one equestrian entrepreneur is staying busy despite the state of the world right now.  Thanks for tuning in.    Guests and Links Episode 69: Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Ellie Woznica, Horse Trainer Guest: Bethany Lee from Photo Credit:  Drink Recipe: Link: Link: Link: Link: Product Review: What Products are you Hoarding Right Now? Subscribe:  | | Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Download the  in the iTunes AppStore: or Google Play for Android phones and tablets:. Subscribe for a year and get two months free! Thank you to our sponsors! Episode 69 is presented by:  , ,  
To pull shoes or not to pull shoes? That is the question. Like everyone else, we’re trying to stay sane while stuck in quarantine. This week, we’re talking about our favorite tips and wardrobe picks for the sunny and warm spring season and how to battle allergies. Thanks for tuning in. Guests and Links Episode 68: Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Ellie Woznica, Horse Trainer Photo Credit: Desiree Castanon and Drink Recipe: Link: Link: Link: Product Review: Subscribe:  | | Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Download the  in the iTunes AppStore: or Google Play for Android phones and tablets:. Subscribe for a year and get two months free! Thank you to our sponsors! Episode 68 is presented by:  , ,                
Tired of hearing about coronavirus? Us too! This week, asked a super show jumping mom how she got her nerve back to jump the big sticks after having a baby. Horses are athletes and we discuss tips on how to help reduce fatigue. Thanks for tuning in. Guests and Links Episode 67: Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Ellie Woznica, Horse Trainer Photo Credit: Desiree Castanon and Drink Recipe: Guest: Alex Welles, Amateur Show Jumper Link: Link: Link: Link: Product Review: Subscribe:  | | Link: Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Download the  in the iTunes AppStore: or Google Play for Android phones and tablets:. Subscribe for a year and get two months free! Thank you to our sponsors! Episode 66 is presented by:  , , and
It’s normal to feel the pressure in competition. But how you learn to keep your cool in the moment? We asked an expert for help. This week, we’re talking about Beezie Madden’s announcement and our biggest pet peeves in the barn. Listen in... Guests and Links Episode 66: Link for site impaired – Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Ellie Woznica, Horse Trainer Photo Credit: Desiree Castanon and Drink Recipe: Guest: Gabby Ledger - Ontarian Physician and Equestrian Link: Tokyo Update [, , and ] Link: [] Link: Product Review: Subscribe: | | Link: Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Download the in the iTunes AppStore: or Google Play for Android phones and tablets: . Subscribe for a year and get two months free! Thank you to our sponsors! Episode 66 is presented by:  , , and
Is it appropriate to message a new trainer on Facebook? This week, we’re talking about the etiquette of barn and trainer shopping, and the effects of late-night classes on horses and grooms. P.S. - Did you know the coronavirus affects horses, too? Thanks for tuning in. Guests and Links Episode 65: Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Ellie Woznica, horse trainer Photo Credit: Desiree Castanon and Drink Recipe: Guest: Link:  Link: Link: Subscribe:  | | Link: Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Download the  in the iTunes AppStore: or Google Play for Android phones and tablets:. Subscribe for a year and get two months free! Thank you to our sponsors! Episode 63 is presented by:  ,  and
Every horse girl dreams of owning their own farm one day. But are they really prepared for all the work that’s involved? This week, we’re celebrating Payne Baby No. 2, discussing turnout politics and how much does it really cost to show in Wellington, anyway? Thanks for tuning in. Guests and Links Episode 64: Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Ellie Woznica, horse trainer Photo Credit: Drink Recipe: Link: Link: Subscribe:  | | Link: Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Download the  in the iTunes AppStore: or Google Play for Android phones and tablets:. Subscribe for a year and get two months free! Thank you to our sponsors! Episode 63 is presented by:  and
Can you believe it’s almost 2020? This week, we’re celebrating our new year's resolutions, talking about our favorite highlights of the year, and discussing the best cardio tips to stay motivated in the winter riding season. Listen in… Guests and Links Episode 63: Link for site impaired –  Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Host: Ellie Woznica, horse trainer Photo Credit: Heels Down Media Drink Recipe: Link: Link: Subscribe:  | | Product Review: Link: Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Download the  in the iTunes AppStore: or Google Play for Android phones and tablets:. Subscribe for a year and get two months free! Thank you to our sponsors! Episode 63 is presented by: , , and .      
For this episode we have hour eleven of the 2019 HRN Holiday Radiothon, Heels Down Happy Hour hosts get the party started with some fun holiday madness and special guest Ellesse Jordan Gundersen. We share our annual holiday drink recommendation and enjoy some awesome listener-submitted holiday songs, poems, and greetings.  Plus, we give away a bunch of prizes from Equitana, Heels Down Soaps and Horseloverz. Listen in… Guests and Links Episode 62: Your Radiothon Emcees:  founder Glenn the Geek,  co-host , produced by Coach Jenn & Chaos Control Supervisor,  Awesome hosts this hour: Justine Griffin, Jessica Payne, and Ellie Woznica from  Title Sponsor:   Voicemail Sponsor:   Guest:  Prizes this hour:  |  |  Additional support provided by:  ,  There’s an App for that!  Check out the new  and 
Having trouble finding the motivation to stay fit in winter? Us too. This week, we’re talking to show jumper Danielle Goldstein on how to ignore cyberbullies and the USEF finally banned DEPO, but what does it all mean? Listen in... Guests and Links Episode 61: Link to Sound File for Sight Impaired:  Host: Justine Griffin, Award Winning Journalist with  Host: Jessica Payne, International Event Rider for Photo Credit: Heels Down Media Drink Recipe: Sugar Cookie Martini (From Courtney in The ) Link: Link: Link: Subscribe:  | | Product Review: Guest: Danielle Goldstein ( / ) Link: Join our Facebook Group: Search for “" Presenting Sponsor:  Download the  in the iTunes AppStore: or Google Play for Android phones and tablets:. Subscribe for a year and get two months free! Thank you to our sponsors! Episode 61 is presented by: , , , and .                                 
Rate Podcast

Share This Podcast

Recommendation sent

Join Podchaser to...

  • Rate podcasts and episodes
  • Follow podcasts and creators
  • Create podcast and episode lists
  • & much more

Podcast Details

Created by
Horse Radio Network
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Jun 20th, 2017
Latest Episode
Mar 26th, 2021
Release Period
2 per month
Episodes
87
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English

Podcast Tags

Do you host or manage this podcast?
Claim and edit this page to your liking.
Are we missing an episode or update?
Use this to check the RSS feed immediately.