Horses Offering People Education welcomes the opportunity to share our program’s mission with the broader community. Please see below for previous podcast, magazine, and guest blog features.

Westwood Living Podcast

January 25, 2023

Diana catches up with Westwood Living Podcast host Tom Leyden about her equine-facilitated learning program. She talks about how it has been going and what new things are on the horizon for Horses Offering People Education.

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Retired Racehorse Radio

October 10, 2023

In this episode, Diana shares with Retired Racehorse Radio Podcast, all about the equine-facilitated learning program she offers to people looking for help in this unique setting.

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The Leadline Podcast, Episode 43

October 4, 2022

"Age does not matter in entrepreneurship – only commitment". In this episode, Diana shares with Leadline Podcast host, Mandee Flanders, what it's like to start a business at such a young age, and obstacles encountered along the way in order to get her business off the ground.

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Guest Blog

From Filthy to Fabulous: The Mane Importance of Keeping Your Horses Brushes Clean

August 26, 2023

Finding a balance in work life, barn life and personal life is difficult to do. Let alone finding the time to do the smaller chores like keeping your horse's brushes clean. So how important is it really? Take a read to find out just how often this should be done, your horse will thank you!

3 Money Saving Hacks for Horse Owners

January 22, 2023

There's no arguing horses are expensive, but these tips can help you save some money in the long run.

From Racehorse to Companion Pony

June 30, 2022

"Sometimes, horses are not destined for the career path that we as owners want them to have".

Fostering Authentic Connections with Horses through Equine-Facilitated Learning

February 23, 2022

"By introducing Equine-Facilitated Learning into traditional riding programs, students can create a deeper relationship with their school horse, lease horse, or personal horse from the ground up".

How Self-Conscious Riders Can Feel More Confident Riding in a Crowded Ring

January 6, 2022

"If you, like me, dread riding with others in a crowded ring, check out these helpful tips".  

Age is Just a Number

December 9, 2021

"While most owners typically learn that their horse is older after purchase, we were now facing the opposite scenario. To me, this felt like another crushing setback in our seemingly never-ending rehab journey".


Westwood Living August 2022 Cover Feature

August 2022

"Twenty-year-old Diana Bezdedeanu is dedicating her life to helping others who seek alternative ways to learn. Diana is using Equine Facilitated Learning to reach people in a unique way. Her ability to embrace adaptation and pass on what she has learned sets her apart as one of Westwood's most unique and impactful people".

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