Photo of horse trainer Scott Purdum with his horse

RPG Podcast #023 | Horse-training and Therapy w/ Scott Purdum

Welcome to the Robert Patton Global Podcast. Join SHEATH Underwear CEO, Robert Patton, as he sits down with talented, impassioned and determined individuals from all walks of life for a melding of the minds. This series' primary focus is to map out a systemic approach to peak human performance by exploring the fundamental attributes of motivation, creativity, optimization and well-being as crucial tools in the strife for success.

On this episode Robert sits down with Scott Purdum, owner of Advantage Horsemanship to discuss the link between therapy and animals, particularly horses. This episode is a must for animal lovers. You will learn a lot about how household animals can act as a reflection to humans and the many emotions we go through.

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-Show Notes-

1:09- Scott Purdum uses horses to help others with their mental health. He began horse riding at age three. He dropped out of college after only one year to decide to become a full time horse trainer.

3:47- Purdum believes horses are fantastic therapy because they teach you about yourself and the human mind.

5:55- Patton & Purdum both agree that the breath plays a huge role for your well being and communication skills.

8:08- The technique of breathing in four to seven seconds and breathing out four to seven seconds works best for Purdum.

10:20- Patton encourages Purdum to practice the Wim Hof Method for eleven minutes.

15:11- Getting into a cold shower after you have worked out is a strategy that Patton advises to beginners.

17:50- “Your mind can’t hold two emotions at the same time.” (Purdum)

21:57- Purdum shares an experience where one of his students went face first into a horse’s ass.

27:07- The current focus of Advantage Horsemanship, Purdum’s TV show, will be changed to have more motivational and inspirational pieces. He currently doesn’t have enough funding and camera equipment to expand, SHEATH might be a future sponsor.

30:43- After extensive research, Purdum discovered SHEATH as the perfect underwear for riding horses. Everyone in the horse world knows the word, SHEATH, because it is the penis covering of the male horse.

36:31- How people say things with their tone and the energy they give off are things that horses pick up on a high frequency.

42:07- After being able to calm down one of his scared students, the spooked horse she was riding began to relax and trust.

“Horses are a reflection of the energy we provide.” (Purdum)

46:53- Getting to the root of the problem is a constant state of work, and substances won’t help you in the long run.

52:07- Horses will help you because it will mirror what you are reflecting so you can try to change accordingly and move in the right direction. You cannot fake it with the horses, you have to change within yourself.

53:42- Purdum promotes ways to get over anxiety and go into a stable, focused state. Adding in physical stability is another huge aspect of his training.

54:58- Every Wednesday at 3pm is when the Advantage Horsemanship airs on Dish Network, his podcast is Horse & Home.

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