ABOUT BECAUSE OF HORSES

Each week, your host, Elise Gaston Chand, brings you informative and entertaining conversations with, for, and about horses, horse-people, and the Equestrian Life.


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Because of Horses is the horse-lover’s podcast for listeners worldwide,
sharing notable equestrians’ personal stories, challenges, triumphs, and expert insights, as well as timely topics and exciting event information from around the globe.

AHP Award winning episodes feature guests Stacy Westfall, the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame inductee and champion reining competitor, and Elizabeth Letts, the author of New York Times best-seller Snowman - The Horse that Inspired a Nation.

Guests have included:

- Olympic medalist and top international competitors

- Emmy-nominated film makers

- Thoroughbred racing industry leaders

- world equestrian travelers

- New York Times best-selling authors

and many more.


 
 
 

YOUR HOST, ELISE GASTON CHAND

Elise Gaston Chand is the host of the Because of Horses Podcast, owner of Because of Media LLC and JSchool for Podcasters, and is a horsewoman with over 30 years’ experience in horse management, breeding, competition, and equine industry consulting.

She grew up the horse-crazy kid of non-equestrian parents and has raised a horse-riding daughter.

Elise has worked extensively as a journalist, freelance writer, editor, and photographer, as well.

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