Archives for 2019

Episode 15: Becoming a Reformed Sports Parent with Nick Buonocore

Have you been to a youth sports event lately and seen people acting like the game is much more important than it really is? Is it good to focus on scholarships? How does a busy family keep up with life today? Do children really represent their parents, and is it good for them to hear that they do? … [Read more...]

Episode 14: Megan Lacy – “Let yourself be where you are.”

Pursuing happiness. Giving and receiving. Knowing when it’s time to leave a ski town. Keeping Austin weird. Learning about your passion. Learning from your mistakes. Questioning yourself at the wrong time. Not being afraid to make mistakes. Know what your striving for, but notice progress in … [Read more...]

Episode 13: Craig Johnson – A closer look at horse training

Craig Johnson has been one of the most talented and successful horse trainers in America for decades. Listen to him and Cal discuss his views and opinions on the ins and outs of the horse training business, and having a look at the reality of the industry. Finding the balance between arena tricks … [Read more...]

Episode 12: Tommy Thrall – Cincinnati Reds broadcaster

Tommy Thrall was one of the most enthusiastic baseball fans in the entire Smithville Elementary school. He loved the game, and he loved sharing it with his friends and family. Twenty-five years later he becomes a broadcaster in the major leagues, working with some of the most iconic voices in the … [Read more...]

Episode 11: Are you good enough? Mental wellness with Kara Vojcsik

What brings your life worth? What about Karma? Dealing with losses and disappointments. Kids without grit. When bad things happen in life. Making life fair for children, or giving the children the skills to deal with an unfair life. Anxiety, vulnerability, failure, success. No matter what happens, … [Read more...]

Episode 10: Jorge Sauma – The Pura Vida style

In 1963, two men stood near a Lake on a ranch in the Costa Rican jungle. One of them was from a little town in central Missouri and one was from the Caribbean region of Costa Rica. As they worked cattle and horses they had no idea that over 50 years later they would each have a grandson, that would … [Read more...]

Episode 9: The Legendary Brent Wright

Winning over a million dollars riding horses in reining competitions, Brent Wright, from Ottawa, KS is not your average horse trainer. Listen to he and Cal as they discuss bring successful with horses, learning about riding, being able to laugh at yourself, eating what’s in front of you, telling … [Read more...]

Episode 8: Matt Miskie – Oh My Pennsylvania Home

She does what she does, and she’s different every day. Land-a-Goshen. It’s alive and waiting to be ridden, but it’s no animal. In order to really get good at something, you've got to be dedicated to it. Where are the last Clydesdales? What’s the deal with marriage? There’s something about riding … [Read more...]

Episode 7: Will Ride for Food

“After Meeting Ray Hunt I knew two things for sure.” Race horse legends Easy Jet, Go Man Go, Rocket Wrangler. Cal has a new redshirt freshman co-host to introduce this podcast episode. On the episode Terry Smith talks about working on a Texas ranch in 40’s. Learning about horses and dogs from your … [Read more...]

Episode 6: Coach the child, not the sport

What is the problem with youth sports? Is physical literacy as important as reading? Why do kids need to fail? What should you say to kids after a game? Why do 70% of kids quit sports before age 13? What can we do to start kids on a healthy and active path for their life? Should kids specialize in … [Read more...]