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Equestrian Legends Episode 30 – Coachman David Saunders

Equestrian Legends Episode 30 – Coachman David Saunders(0)

June 16, 2014

David Saunders, held the title of head coachman to The Duke of Edinburgh, Royal Mews, Windsor Castle, England and was with Prince Philip from the inception of combined driving. As a member of the Royal Mews he spent 20 years working for the royal family as a coachman. Now a citizen of the United States residing in Florida, Saunders has contributed to the growth of carriage driving worldwide. Listen in…

Equestrian Legends Episode 30 – Coachman David Saunders
Equestrian Legends Episode 29 – Driver Gloria Austin

Equestrian Legends Episode 29 – Driver Gloria Austin

In the world of carriage driving and carriage collecting and in the world of horses, Gloria Austin is considered one of its “Grande Dames”. She rose to that distinction by hard work, dedication and a vision of that has helped better the world’s understanding of the horse. She is one of very few women to have driven the number of coaches, four-in-hands and vehicles she has in countries all over the world. She is also one of the most knowledgeable scholars on the history of horses and horse drawn vehicles in the world. Listen in to the story of her life…

Equestrian Legends Episode 28 by Pessoa – Polo Legend Sunny Hale

Equestrian Legends Episode 28 by Pessoa – Polo Legend Sunny Hale

Sunny Hale is a true pioneer in the world of women’s polo, following in her mothers footsteps and taking the sport to places her mother could only dream of. Sunny Hale has truly transformed polo on and off the field. Sunny was the first woman in U.S. History to win the US Open Polo Championship. Sunny is seven time winner of the Polo Excellence Awards: “Woman Player of the Year”. Sunny attained the highest rating ever given to a woman (in the history of the sport) of 5 Goals, after winning the US Open Polo Championship with Outback Steakhouse Polo Team in 2000. She founded numerous organizations to enhance the sport of polo. Listen in…

Equestrian Legends Episode 27 by Pessoa – Barrel Racing Pioneer Mildred Farris

Equestrian Legends Episode 27 by Pessoa – Barrel Racing Pioneer Mildred Farris

Mildred Farris is a pioneer and legend throughout the sport of rodeo. As a competitor, Farris was Texas Barrel Racing Association’s champion barrel racer from 1955-1957, she earned a qualification twelve times to the National Finals Rodeo and in 1968 she earned the fastest time at the NFR. Mildred was active in the Girls Rodeo Association (later the WPRA) as the Director, Vice-President, and President. Farris has served as rodeo secretary for many top rodeos, she was named Secretary of the Year eight times by the Professional Rodeo Cowboy’s Association and inducted into four Halls of Fame. Listen in….


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