Reaching Out with Anna Twinney

Reaching Out with Anna Twinney PodcastWelcome to the 2009 Season of
Reaching Out with Anna Twinney Podcast!

Each week, Anna, and her co-host and producer, Vincent Mancarellawill be bringing you partners and peers, legends and pioneers in the fields of equinetraining, animal communication, alternative healing methods and modalities and much, much more. 

Our goal is to continue to bring exciting, unique and interesting guests to the show allowing you to broaden your knowledge and improve your skills in Animal Communication, Natural Horsemanship, Energy Healing and so much more. 

You will have the rare opportunity to hear the stories of these highly successful people and how to apply the lessons of these inspirational guests to your own life.  You don’t want to miss out on these informative, enlightening and captivating discussions.  They are sure to motivate and inspire you to your own greatness!  So check back often and tune in!


2009 Guests on Reaching Out with Anna Twinney

Reaching Out with Anna Twinney 2009 Podcast Pack
Judy Sinner

Judy Sinner - Gold Executive Director with Dynamite Marketing

  • December 21, 2009 -In our final conversation of the decade, Judy joins Anna and Vin once again to impart more wisdom of health and well-being for your animals.  This time Judy discusses proper nutrition for your horse, natural de-worming for your dog, a natural diet for your cat, and lots more!
  • December 7, 2009 - Anna and Vin welcome Judy back as their first repeat guest.  She shares more of her vast knowledge of supplementation and general well-being for both horse and human.  Topics include Colic Emergency Kit, Cribbing, Wind-Sucking & Wood Chewing aides, preparing your horse for travel and more!
  • March 30, 2009 In our final conversation, Judy describes how she began her journey, dispels some common myths and misunderstandings about MLM's and gives us some great keys to being successful in any business.  She also teaches how to succeed by being yourself and applying 'effortless' marketing, shares powerful  Do’s and Don’ts of Marketing and Sales and reveals her secrets to getting on the Road to Success in business and in life.
  • March 9, 2009 In part two of our conversation with Judy, she imparts more incredible information including the concerns and controversy surrounding vaccines and de-worming drugs, how you can move towards a more natural approach in your horse's care, and even the value of parasites!  She also shares the "Parasite Cocktail" and some tips on how to help your horse deal with conventional deworming and vaccinations should you need them.
  • February 16, 2009 In part 1 of our 3 part discussion, Judy Sinner, Gold Executive Director with Dynamite Marketing shares an incredible amount of information about supplements, proper nutrition and the common mistakes many people make with their horses.
Frank Bell

Frank Bell – World famous Horse Whisperer and the creator of the Gentle Solutions Approach to Equine Handling.

  • December 14, 2009 - In Part 2 of 2, Anna and Frank finish their conversation about Natural Horsemanship and the technique of laying a horse down. They discuss Frank and Anna's thoughts about the movie, the Horse Whisperer, the difference between training a horse to lie down vs. laying a horse down, and the difference between Frank's empathetic method of training and breaking the spirit of the horse. Also find out what it takes to learn how to read your horse correctly and really understand the language of the horse.
  • November 30, 2009 - In part I of our 2-part conversation, Anna sits down with Frank to discuss the controversial practice of laying a horse down. He talks about how he learned the practice, when it's appropriate, and the potentially life-saving value to both horse and trainer.
Lisa Dee

Lisa Dee - Creator of the EquistProcess and Founder of Vista Caballo Ranch

  • November 23, 2009 - In our very inspiring conversation, Lisa shares the incredible story of how her Spiritual awakening transformed her from a very successful New York City entrepreneur to the founder of Vista Caballo and the Equist Process. She describes just how Vista Caballo can help you in your transformation to a life led by the heart and not just the mind.
Kate Solisti

Kate Solisti - Internationally known speaker, author, pet nutrition & holistic healing counselor and animal communicator.

  • November 16, 2009 - In our final episode, Kate talks about the many tools she has in her "healing toolbelt" and how she goes about helping animals and humans. She also describes one of Vin's favorite of her tools, Pranamonics! Don't miss this information packed episode.
  • November 2, 2009 - In part I, Kate explains the many complementary therapies she uses in her healing work with the animals. She also gives a thorough description of Bach Flower Remedies, how they work, their history, uses and effectiveness.
Beth Darrall

Beth Darrall - Founder of the European School for Equine Bowen Therapy.

  • November 9, 2009 - In our final conversation Beth's love for horses shines through as she describes what you can expect, what it takes, and how you can start on your path to becoming an Equine Bowen Practitioner. She also shares some great advice for creating the career and life of your dreams.
  • October 26, 2009 - In part II of their conversation, Anna sits down with Beth again to deepen their conversation about Bowen's Equine Therapy. Beth describes when and how Bowen's can be helpful and shares some remarkable case studies.
  • October 12, 2009 - Anna sits down with Beth Darrall as she gives a great introduction to Bowen's Therapy. She talks about the origins of the therapy, how the Bowen's techinque works, what attracted her to this healing modality and why it is so effective for humans and animals alike.
Leslie Desmond

Leslie Desmond - Internationally known American natural horsemanship coach, clinician and co-author with Bill Dorrance of True Horsemanship Through Feel.

  • October 19, 2009 - We have a double-sized episode to finish our incredible conversation with Leslie. In our final episode we take an inspiring journey to the past to learn the important lessons from the many teachers with which Leslie was fortunate enough to work. From a World War I Calvary Veteran to the Dorrance brothers, Leslie has studied with legendary figures. She imparts some great advice for those frustrating strggles in your horse's training and find out what she taught during her very first lesson as a teacher... at the age of 8!
  • October 5, 2009 - Leslie sits down with Anna and Vin for a 3rd time to discuss an issue that some consider controversial - hobbling. Leslie dispels the myths, discusses the real uses of hobbling and describes the training element, crucial to avoiding injury and cruelty while introducing your horse to the hobble.  Once you hear this conversation, you won't think of hobbling the same way again.
  • September 21, 2009 - Anna sits down with Leslie in Part 2 of their discussion about Feel. They go deeper into what Feel is really about. You also get to hear the exciting adventure of Vin's first riding experience. Finally Leslie shares what it was like beginning the job of writing True Horsemanship Through Feel with the Legendary Bill Dorrance.
  • September 7, 2009 - Anna sits down with Leslie in Part 1 of this 4 part discussion to talk about Feel. She explains just what it is and how you can develop it with your horse. Leslie also describes how she begins to teach feel and the importance of refining your training and style with feel, not force. An important episode and topic for anyone who really wants to take their riding and their horsemanship to the highest level.
Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin - Professor and Author of Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals

  • September 28, 2009 - In the final of two conversations, Anna and Vin sit down with Dr. Grandin again. They discuss her extensive work with Autism, exactly what is Autism and Aspergers, and she shares her experience and some great advice on therapies, nutrition, medication, and other tips to help people understand and assist those with Autism.
  • September 14, 2009 - In the first of two conversations, Anna and Vin sit down for a very informative conversation with the one and only Temple Grandin. They talk about the groundbreaking work she has done with the animals and she shares some great insights to help you better understand and take care of your animal companions. From horses to dogs and cattle to cats, they cover just about every animal.
Jochen Schleese

Jochen Schleese - Certified Master Saddler, Master Saddlefitter & Founder of Saddlefit4Life.

  • August 31, 2009 - In our final conversation, Jochen describes the significance of a left or right-handed horse, the pro's and con's of bareback riding and the extreme importance of the saddle tree. He also reveals what he uses in the making of his saddles, how technology has changed what he does and how long a quality, well-maintained saddle should last. Finally, Jochen gives his opinion on the controversial question, "are horses made for riding?"
  • August 17, 2009 - Jochen continues sharing his vast knowledge of the saddle in Part 2 of our 3 part conversation.  He talks about the significant differences between men and women (when it comes to the saddle that is), when you should first fit the saddle to your young horse, and the crucial importance of the billets.  Anna also learns about Jochen's famous toronto Butt Casts!
  • August 3, 2009 - Jochen joins Anna for part 1 of their 3 part conversation about the art and importance of proper saddle fitting. He shares his passion for helping horses and humans through the saddle, the importance of removing pressure from the reflex points of your horse (I'll bet you don't even know where they are) and what it takes to be described as the best saddle. And there's lots more information where that came from. You don't want to miss this episode.
Ellen Fitzgerald

Ellen Fitzgerald - Expert Saddle-Fitter & Founder of SaddleHands, Inc.

  • August 24, 2009 - As we finish our conversation with Ellen, we delve into lots of great information including her all-encompassing saddle-fitting principles, common problem areas and proper girthing and saddle placement, just to name a few.  She also describes the impact technology has had on the undustry and discusses some unnoticed issues your horse might have right now!
  • August 10, 2009 - Anna sits down with this Colorado saddle-fitting expert to learn about the problems she has seen in her years of saddle fitting and the incredible and sometimes even instantaneous difference the right fit can make. Ellen also talks about the importance of education and shares some tips to consider in evaluating the fit, how often and the best time to fit the saddle.
Carol Komitor

Carol Komitor - Founder of the Komitor Healing Method, Inc. & Healing Touch for Animals.

  • July 20, 2009 - In our final conversation, Carol shares how HTA can help with your animal's fear, anxiety, aggression and behavior and health issues. She also describes what you will learn in the four levels of the comprehensive HTA training.
  • July 6, 2009 - In Part 2 of 3, Carol explains how Healing Touch for Animals works on the body, her work with many clients with cancer (both humans and animals), and the importance of putting your own agenda aside while conducting a session.  She also talks about the use of the pendulum and the HTA Physiology Response of Energy Healing Chart.
  • June 22, 2009 - In Part 1 of 3, Carol shares the story of her journey through the world of healing and how she created, and the benefits of, the popular Healing Touch for Animals. She also reveals the powerful realization that put her on her path and how you can follow your heart to your own life of destiny.
Ginger Kathrens

Ginger Kathrens – Emmy Award winning producer/ cinematographer, writer and Executive Director of the Cloud Foundation.

  • July 13, 2009 - In our final extended conversation, almost an hour long, Ginger sets the record straight about the real and immediate crises of the survival of the American Wild Horse. She discusses the dangers of BLM roundups, how the roundups came into being and some of the more dubious measures the BLM has taken to eliminate these horses from their home on U.S. public lands. She also dispells some of the myths and misinformation circulating around and what you can do to help save these majestic beings from eventual extinction.
  • June 29, 2009 - In Part II, Ginger shares the story and amazing synchronicities that brought the Cloud Series from 'not even a thought' to the most popular episodes of the PBS Nature Series.  She also talks about the power of allowing a project to guide you where it wants to go and the wisdom and important value nature plays on the society and individual alike.
  • June 15, 2009 - In Part I of our conversation, Ginger talks about her path to becoming an Emmy Award winning Filmmaker, the assistance she received from the animal kingdom and how filmmaking wild horses turned into a passion to save these magestic beings.
Franklin Levinson

Franklin Levinson - International Horseman & the Creator of the Beyond Natural Horsemanship Program.

  • June 8, 2009 - In our final conversation we get personal with Franklin.  He shares the path he took to get where he is today and the people and horses who mentored, influenced & inspired him along the way.  He also talks about the inspiring work he does with some incredible children & horses. 
  • May 25, 2009 - In Part 2 of our conversation, Franklin talks about his work with Equine Facilited Learning. He also shares how to deal with and dispel fear in both horse and human and how to create a trust-based partnership with your horse.
  • May 4, 2009 - In Part 1 of our conversation, Franklin details how he creates trust with even the most difficult horses. He also describes how he works with dangerous horses and stubborn horse people. Finally, Franklin tells us why submission training doesn't work and what it really means to be the leader in your herd of two.
Mark Rashid

Mark Rashid - Internationally acclaimed horse trainer and author of several books including his latest, Whole Heart, Whole Horse: Building Trust Between Horse and Rider.

  • June 1, 2009 - In our final conversation with Mark, we learn about Mark the Musician?!? He also talks about how he takes his methods on to horseback, why understanding and mastering energy work is so important, and how he defines "softness" in horsemanship and in life. Finally, Mark teaches Anna & Vin the 5-year plan philosophy.
  • May 11, 2009 - In this fascinating conversation, Mark gives his definition of conscious horsemanship & explains the importance of the breath. He then describes how he applies the core principles of the martial art Aikido to horsemanship, and shares his profound work of creating a balance point for individual and then for horse and rider.
  • April 20, 2009 - Mark imparts his wisdom and some good ole fashion natural horse sense. In our first of three conversations, he dispels some common myths about herd dynamics, dominance in training, behavior, biting and lots more. He also talks about the difference between retaliation vs. redirecting behavior and the traits of a great leader.
Richard Shrake

Richard Shrake - Legendary Horseman, 2008 Horse Expo Hall of Fame Inductee & Creator of the Resistance Free® Riding & Training Methods.

  • May 18, 2009 - In our final conversation with Richard, he shares how to gain your horse's respect and cooperation, on the ground, and in the saddle through his Resistance Free Training Methods.
  • April 27, 2009 - In Part 1 of our power-packed conversation with Richard, he takes us through the snapshots of his life with horses. He talks about what he has learned from the horses and who inspired and influenced his over 40 years of teaching, training and the development of his Resistance Free Training Methods. He also answers the age old questions of 'Is a horseman (or woman) born or can great horsemanship be taught?', and 'Can you learn FEEL?'
Linda Tellington-Jones

Linda Tellington-Jones – Author, Innovative Horsewoman and the Creator of the world-famous TTouch.

  • April 13, 2009 - In our final conversation with Linda, we pick up where we left off... literally. In another info-packed episode, she tells the story of how she began, what inspired her, what keeps her enthusiastic about her work, and the experience that changed her entire life! She also shares the stories of the work she's done with the star of Free Willy, Tiki the Giraffe and even a wild bear. You will hear just how powerful TTouch can be and hear the insights, wisdom, and intuitive abilities that make Linda the Pioneer that she is.
  • March 23, 2009 A jam-packed episode!  Linda describes what TTouch is, how it works and its many uses for both you and your horse.  She also discusses how science is now proving just how your thoughts effect your horse's behavior. And Linda talks about the importance of Heart Coherence and why "whacking your horse" is bad for your heart.
  • March 2, 2009 – Anna and Vin welcome Linda back to share a whole lot of information including how the famous TTouch began, how it works, its use in an emergency and its effect on colic, shock, injury and fatigue.  She also talks about how helpful TTouch can be if you can't get your Vet out right away.
Frank Weller

Frank Weller - Founder of Equine Angels Rescue Sanctuary and the author of Equine Angels:  Stories of Rescue, Love, and Hope.

  • April 6, 2009 In our final conversation with Frank, he describes his solution for the often overlooked Premarin mares and shares the stories and origins of his 5-star rated, critically acclaimed, 'Equine Angels: Stories of Rescue, Love, and Hope'.
  • March 16, 2009In Part II, Frank talks about what inspired him to begin his journey to rescue the Premarin mares and foals. He also describes the changes he has observed in the rescue industry and the changes in himself since the horses called to him over 6 years ago.
  • February 23, 2009 In Part I of our conversation, Frank describes his unique approach to addressing the plight of the Premarin horses and dispels some of the myths floating around about these misunderstood beings.
GaWani Pony Boy

GaWaNi Pony Boy – World Famous Horse Behaviorist, Author, Producer & Founder of Iyuptala University.

  • February 9, 2009 We are excited to invite GaWaNi Pony Boy as our very first guest on Reaching Out with Anna Twinney.  Pony Boy sits down with us to talk about how he sees the training world, what makes him unique, what he's up to these days, and a lot of other great insights.
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