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Kim Walnes has lived and extraordinary life. The first word she spoke was “horse”, so even though she didn’t get her own horse until she was 16, horses were always going to be an important part of her life. here are some of the horses Kim speak about in the podcast from her childhood and early years.

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Kim and El Paso in 1960

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Kim in 1964 with Flame in her street.

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Sham and Kim in 1965

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Al Mara Silver Deer (Aragorn) in 1970 or 71

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Kim’s all faithful Raffy.

Kim has sailed to the heights of the Equestrian Eventing world with her horse she brought home to the US from Ireland that she called The Gray Goose.

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Kim with Gray doing dressage.

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Kim and The Gray Goose galloping on Steeplechase at Rolex.

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Kim and Gray

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Kim and Gray

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Kim and The Gray Goose fell heavily at badminton in 1983, it took them time and a great partnership to build their confidence again.

Kim worked on the movie Sylvester as a double for Melissa Gilbert.

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Kim and Melissa Gilbert from the movie Sylvester

Kim has not only experienced the ultimate highs in life, she has also been to the lowest point any parent can go to when she lost her daughter Andy.

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Kim’s daughter Andy competing in the Cross Country at KingOak HT with her horse The Magic Man

Kim decided to stop competing after this and years later her new horse that she bred, Gideon Goodheart was born. He came out. looked at her and said “i’m here for you!”

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Gideon Goodheart when he was born.

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Kim with Gideon Goodheart and the Gray Goose in 1999

Kim and The Gray Goose were inducted into the USEA Hall of Fame in 2012.

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Kim accepting her induction into the USEA Hall of Fame in 2012.

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Kim and Gideon

Kim has lived a rich and full life, her purpose now is to teach people to connect with their horse beyond technique.

To connect with Kim you can go to her website or Facebook page. Gideon Goodheart also has his own Facebook page that you can follow.

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This episode was brought to you by EQUITANA Australia. EQUITANA is happening from the 15thto 18thNovember this year in Melbourne. Stacey Westfall will be there this year and it will be her only demonstration outside of the US this year. I can’t wait to see her in action. To get your tickets go to the website at www.equitana.com.au I hope to see you there. Make sure you say hi if you see me.

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