Episode 19: “Hats off to the real Cowboys!” – with reining superstar Shawn Flarida

The difference in a horse trainer and a cowboy. Showing up a few min after the others, when you're the boss. Struggling with a family crisis. Building a legacy in the horse training business. How many spare tires do you travel with? Telling jokes from the back of the van. Nothing like a state fair. … [Read more...]

Episode 18: Jayce Tingler – A career in baseball

Do something that sucks every day. Learn to be comfortable being uncomfortable. What’s happening now is preparation for what’s happening now.Choosing a career in sports. Remembering where you came from. Jayce Tingler is the asst. General Manager of the Texas Rangers Major League Baseball team, as … [Read more...]

Episode 17: Brett Spader and the KC Ranch Horse Classic

;Brett Spader has just accepted a new position as the President of Angus Media. Listen to him and Cal discuss their annual event in Kansas City, working in the livestock marketing industry, college days, agriculture and technology, family farms, cattle dogs, and much more.Go here to learn more about … [Read more...]

Episode 16: “It’s been a life” – A conversation with seasoned horsewoman Rosslyne Galbraith

It was the early 90’s, my husband had passed away, I was 51 years old and I was ready for an adventure on the other side of the world.In the 80’s I was a woman selling bulls to cattlemen, which is not an easy life.In the 70’s I owned and managed over 100 horses and a riding stable near Lake … [Read more...]

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...]