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The Leading Rein

The Leading Rein

By Ali and Noah Cornish
Sit down with Ali and Noah for their conversational style podcast that takes a deep dive into every aspect of the horse industry. We don’t shy away from complicated topics and we love to share all the feel good stories.
Our goal is to create a space where everyone can show up, laugh a little, learn a lot, but more than anything relate to others. We’re all here because we love horses and what they add to our lives.
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Avoiding Burnout
On this weeks episode, Ali answers common questions about avoiding burnout and balancing competitive and horsemanship goals.
September 16, 2021
Continuing Education
This week on The Leading Rein, Noah and Ali discuss ways to stay busy during the smoke and the importance of continuing education.
September 9, 2021
Noah Talks Trucks and Trailers
This week on The Leading Rein podcast, Noah talks trucks and trails. Don't miss it!
September 2, 2021
Two Sisters' Horse Journey Pt 2
On this week's The Leading Rein episode we continue our conversation with Britney Massey and Hillary Van Tatenhove and dive deeper into their professional equine careers.
August 26, 2021
Two Sisters' Horse Journey
This week Ali chats with sisters, Britney Massey and Hillary Van Tatenhove, about their introduction to horses and discuss the roles they each chose within the industry.  You can find Brittany Massey at and you can find Hilary Van Tatenhove at
August 19, 2021
Ali Talks Tack
Saddle up! This week on The Leading Rein we are talking about all our english tack. Hope you enjoy it!
August 12, 2021
Noah Talks Tack
This week on The Leading Rein, Noah talks tack. He walks us through his different pieces of equipment, why he chooses certain things and the maker!
August 5, 2021
Goal Setting with Payton Smith
On this week's episode we chat with Payton Smith, a young professional who helps run a multigenerational hunter/jumper barn based out of Seattle, Washington. Payton shares her history with horses, transitioning to professional and the realities of goal setting.
July 29, 2021
Summer Heat Tips with Natalie Sullivan
This week on The Leading Rein, Natalie is back in the studio to discuss equine health tips and tools for this record high summer heat. Stay cool and listen here now.
July 22, 2021
Equine Nutrition Pt 1
This week's Leading Rein episode starts our Equine Nutrition mini series with Natalie Sullivan. So what IS an Equine Nutritionist and how can they  their help your horse? Come learn more about the where, what's and when's of equine nutrition here! And check more information about Natalie and her business at⁠
July 15, 2021
Buying and Selling Horses
On this week's The Leading Rein, Ali is going over the process of buying/selling horses and what to expect. Need a refresher or are a first timer? We are here to help!
July 8, 2021
Amateur Hour 2
On this episode of The Leading Rein podcast, Christina Ruby joins us for our second amateur hour to talk about her lifelong love of horses.
July 1, 2021
Dr. Whitney Madigan and Equine Fire Safety
Noah sits down with our friend Dr. Whitney Madigan to talk about her journey as a veterinarian, western/alternative medical treatments, and how you can prepare for the upcoming fire season.
June 25, 2021
Get to know Ali
Welcome back! On this week’s episode of The Leading Rein, Ali shares her lifelong journey of horsemanship and how her relationship with horses has evolved over the years.
June 17, 2021
Hosting a Buck Clinic
On this episode of The Leading Rein, Ali chats with Tina Cornish about her experience hosting a Buck Clinic, advice for participants and hosts, and a couple of her favorite stories! 
June 11, 2021
The Kid Perspective
In Part 2 of our Mother/Daughter series, Ali chats with Zoe Dupzyk about her experience growing up in the horse industry and competing horses while managing them in an nontraditional way. 
June 4, 2021
The Parent Perspective
In Part 1 of our Mother/Daughter series, Ali chats with Stephanie Dupzyk about the art of balance in raising a daughter in the world of horses, establishing clear priorities of the horse’s wellbeing and the child’s safety, and finding trainers who are open minded in their training and horsemanship philosophies.
May 27, 2021
Get to know Noah
This week we sit down with Noah Cornish and cover topics asked by our audience; from his introduction to Buck Brannaman and horsemanship to life on the road and his best words of advice - you won’t want to miss it!
May 20, 2021
On the Road with Buck 1
This week, 3Rein’s Noah Cornish is joined by Buck Brannaman to discuss one of their most frequently asked questions on the road - rigs! Noah and Buck discuss his humble beginnings with his very first truck & trailer and his journey to his current freightliner & custom living quarters now.
May 13, 2021
Amateur Hour
This week we’re excited to launch our first Amateur Hour, where amateur equestrians discuss how they got into the industry and how they balance their professional careers with their love of the sport.
May 12, 2021
Dr. Macy Wilson
This week on the Leading Rein podcast, we get to know Dr. Macy Wilson, one of 3Rein’s founders and resident veterinarian. Together, we take a deep dive into Macy’s journey from childhood horses to vet school and everything in between.
April 29, 2021
Harry Chapman
Welcome back to the Leading Rein! This week, 3Rein’s Ali Cornish is excited to discuss all things Harry Chapman alongside Harry’s granddaughter and daughter, Jessica & Jojo Petro. From western to saddleseat, from show jumpers to roadsters, Harry was an avid horseman with an extensive history throughout the industry and the inspiration for 3Rein’s Harry Chapman Scholarship. Even though Harry was an accomplished competitor, he is most notably remembered for being a phenomenal owner. Harry owned many incredible horses including Flexible, McGuinness, Reno, Zlano, Amos. Flexible, ridden by Rich Fellers, won the FEI World Cup Finals in 2012 and later that year went on to represent the USA in the Olympic Games held in London. Flexible was also the recipient of International Horse of the Year in 2013.
April 22, 2021
Introducing the Podcast
We are back in the saddle! After a long hiatus due to the pandemic, Leading Rein is back and better than ever in a new audio formate. Tune in every Thursday for a new episode! Visit our website at : for more information and to submit your story
April 15, 2021
An Interview with Melanie Smith Taylor
On the second part of 4th episode of The Leading Rein, Ali and Noah Cornish visit Melanie Smith Taylor to discuss how the foundation for a horse transcends the discipline it is in.   Visit our website at : for more information and to submit your story
March 2, 2020
Building a Solid Foundation
On the first part of 4th episode of The Leading Rein, Buck Brannaman addresses topics that you shared with us on our Arche website. He provides a sneak peak of what a solid foundation on a horse looks like.   Visit our website at : for more information and to submit your story
March 2, 2020
Building 3Rein for You
In the third episode of The Leading Rein, Buck raises a call to action to share your story on and let him know what educational content you would like recorded for you.   While we are busy reviewing your Project Arche submissions, we want you to continue sharing your stories and ideas on how technology can change the horse industry. We are eager to continue reading your perspective and develop a comprehensive platform for you, with you.   Visit our website at :
February 2, 2020
Project 'Arche'
In the second episode of The Leading Rein, Buck takes a trip down memory lane and discusses how his career as a world renowned horseman began. Isaac and Noah discuss the upcoming launch of Project ‘Arche’.   We would like to thank our investors, Mr. Chady and Mr. Gujadhur who have generously granted us the creative freedom to explore innovative solutions for the horse industry, and beyond.
February 1, 2020
Introducing Buck Brannaman
In our first podcast, we sit down with Buck Brannaman to discuss his legacy and the impact 3Rein's technology may have on his legacy and the horse industry.
December 8, 2019