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17 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Gillian Larson. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Gillian Larson, often where they are interviewed.

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17 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Gillian Larson. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Gillian Larson, often where they are interviewed.

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Gillian Larson Inspires

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Gillian Larson inspires. Listen to her story at your own risk. Be prepared to want to take on this zany world of ours with a new refreshed attitude. We discuss her experience on CBS's Survivor and more importantly what that led to. It led to an ongoing mission of support for those impacted by cancer. You will enjoy the listen...and yes, you will be inspired.

Sep 03 2020 · 32mins
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Meet Gillian Larson, Speaker, and Founder-CEO of Reality Rally

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Gillian Larson has never satisfied her appetite for adventure travel and challenge despite her wide array of experiences throughout her 73 years. She is competitive by nature and loves any challenge & feels as though she was a perfect fit for the game of SURVIVOR, she applied over 8 years, 15 times, went to 2 Open calls & had 3 interviews & never gave up.She always believed she would one day be selected & was, for Survivor filmed in Gabon Africa.Her 

 Born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, Retired after working as a registered nurse for 41 years in many fields she now devotes her time to making a difference in people's lives where she can. Speaking engagements, charity work, community networking, Medical Crew for Susan G Komen and producing Reality Rally for Michelle’s Place, Cancer Resource Center.

 Survivor gave her a spring board to do good. She is involved in many fund raising events, has organized many and developed Reality Rally Inc 501c(3) which is a trademarked fund raising non- profit volunteer based organization to raise funds which includes other Reality Stars. www.realityrally.com tells it all. She does Motivational Speaking engagements to schools, faculty and students,Testimonials from some of her over 400 to date speeches can be seen at www.gillianlarson.com. Her focus is her motto and her 12 "P's" of success.

 She can be reached at www.realityrally.comwww.gillianlarson.comfacebook.com/gillianlarson
Apr 08 2020 · 30mins

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Thru Rider Gillian Larson, Aruba, Skunks and Thanksgiving Sides for Nov. 27, 2019 by HORSELOVERZ

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Gillian Larson is the ultimate thru rider having done the Pacific Crest Trail twice, the Continental Divide Trail, the Colorado Trail and the Arizona Trail with her amazing horses Shyla and Takoda.  Plus, we hear about Jamie's trip to Aruba, her skunk story, the most and least popular side dishes for Thanksgiving, a Radiothon Preview and some Equestrian First World Problems.  Listen in...

HORSES IN THE MORNING Episode 2321– Show Notes and Links:

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Nov 27 2019 · 1hr 41mins
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Thru Rider Gillian Larson, Aruba, Skunks and Thanksgiving Sides for Nov. 27, 2019 by HORSELOVERZ

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Gillian Larson is the ultimate thru rider having done the Pacific Crest Trail twice, the Continental Divide Trail, the Colorado Trail and the Arizona Trail with her amazing horses Shyla and Takoda.  Plus, we hear about Jamie's trip to Aruba, her skunk story, the most and least popular side dishes for Thanksgiving, a Radiothon Preview and some Equestrian First World Problems.  Listen in...

HORSES IN THE MORNING Episode 2321– Show Notes and Links:



Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/user?u=87421)

Nov 27 2019 · 1hr 41mins

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MICHELLE COSTA HOSTS MANIC MONDAY/Guest: GILLIAN LARSON (Survivor /RealityRally)

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MONDAY 06/03/19 LIVE AT 7pm ET/6pm CT/4pm PT MICHELLE COSTA (BIG BROTHER 10) HOSTS THE MANIC MONDAY SHOW with Special Guest: GILLIAN LARSON (Survivor Gabon/Reality Rally)!! We are thrilled to have GILLIAN return to #ManicMondays as she does each year to give the fans an update on the success of #RealityRally2019!! GILLIAN puts her heart and soul into this #CharityEvent and they just completed the Ninth season!  There are hundreds of volunteers assisting during that weekend and the entire town of Temecula, CA. gets involved too! We'll be getting a total on how many #RealityStars participated in the event, from how many different #RealityTVShows, and who won the major events too! We'll also find out how much money was raised for #MichellesPlace - one of the most incredible #CancerResourceCenters ever! If you are a #RealityStar or a #Fan who attended this year's #RealityRally, please call in at 1-347-237-5506 to talk to MICHELLE and GILLIAN and tell us how much fun you had, and what your favorite part of the event was, etc! If you're calling in to talk to us on air, please press the #1 key on your phone once you're on our switchboard. That lets us know you're ready to join us on air. It's going to be a FUN Show! Hope You can make it!
Jun 03 2019 · 1hr 11mins
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Episode 62 Thru Riding with Gillian Larson

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We’ve covered a lot of topics on this podcast over 61 episodes, but this one might tip the scales into a new realm. Gillian Larson is a Thru Rider which means she rides her horse on long trails from start to finish covering thousands of miles in the process.

Yes, you read that correctly. She rides her horse thousands of miles over some of the most incredible landscapes this Nation has to offer. To date, Gillian has ridden the PCT twice, the CDT, and the Arizona Trail in their entirety, not to mention the numerous trails in between.

On this episode of The By Land Podcast, we get to know Gillian and how she is able to manage riding a horse for such long distances, the logistics behind it, and what it’s like to even do such a thing. She discusses how she got into Thru Riding and why she continues to do it time and time again.

For me, after having lived on the PCT for a season, the most fascinating element of the story is the management of the horses and how she’s able to supply them with what they need while on trail as well as getting them around various obstacles on the trail.

Even if you’re not into riding horses, you’re going to love this episode. Gillian is a wonderful guest and I’m incredibly honored to have had the opportunity to pick her brain on what it takes to Thru Ride.

Enjoy!

By Land,

Emory R. Wanger

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Show Notes

Introductions

What made Gillian get into Thru Riding

How it all began

Dealing with trail reports being inaccurate

How horses deal with obstacles on the trail

Gillian’s experiences prior to Thru Riding

Prepping for the PCT

PCT kickoff

Learning to Thru Ride

Supporting a Thru Ride - talking logistics

Lessons learned after over 9 thousand miles of riding

Why Gillian re-rode the PCT

Answering the question of “why not just hike?”

Seeing the trail through the eyes of a horse

How to learn more about Gillian

What’s next?

Links

https://www.pacificcrestquest.org/

https://www.instagram.com/thru_rider

Jan 21 2019 · 1hr 15mins
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The Lone Rider: Border to Border on Horseback, with Gillian Larson

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Rattlesnakes, a wolf at midnight, bears, unexpected snow, and a falling-down-exhausted back country hiker… long-distance solo rider Gillian Larson has seen it all from the saddle as she and her beloved horses, Shyla and Takoda, have covered thousands of miles between Mexico and Canada, and criss-crossed the American West. Alone.

 Gillian has made multiple horseback treks from the Mexican border to British Columbia on the 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail. She’s also the youngest person to ever solo through-ride the trail — and twice, at that! Since then, she’s completed thousands of miles on the Arizona Trail and the Colorado Trail — and, in September 2018 —  finished the Continental Divide Trail through New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana.

In this episode, Elise and Gillian discuss her daring adventures on her long-distance solo trail rides — from wildlife encounters to the technicalities of riding through rough terrain, and more. Gillian walks us through her personal experiences on various trails and shares the complexity of making such arduous journeys, including how she cares for the horses (and herself) on the trail, the extensive preparation, the mapping, and detailed research. And Gillian reminisces about some of the funny and entertaining interactions she’s had with various through-hikers she’s met along the way. You’ll want to tune in for this edition of Because of Horses!

Topics of Discussion:

[:19] About Elise’s guest today, Gillian Larson.

[:53] What originally inspired to take her first solo, long-distance trek.

[3:47] Gillian’s experience writing a guidebook/blog about her adventures.

[10:24] How Gillian’s blog became more visible through a sponsorship with Tucker Saddlery.

[12:33] How long does it take to complete one of these journeys? And how many miles does she generally complete a day?

[14:14] How Gillian prepares for a long-distance trip (for both human and horse).

[25:42] Gillian discusses horse care deep in the back-country.

[39:10] Gillian shares some wildlife encounters.

[44:04] Does Gillian ever get scared while alone in extremely remote wilderness, especially at night?

[54:00] Gillian talks about some of her human interactions out on the trail.

[1:07:34] Gillian addresses a misconception that is often said by hikers along the trail.

[1:11:08] Gillian reflects on the number of hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail over the years.

[1:13:11] The hardest (and favorite) states to traverse.

[1:14:50] Gillian’s endurance vs. the average through-hiker, and some of her observations and experiences with them.

[1:19:26] About Elise’s book, A Parent’s Guide to Riding Lessons.

[1:20:10] What’s on Gillian’s to-do list? Where does she want to ride next?

[1:35:00] Elise gives a preview of next week’s episode of Because of Horses.

[1:35:56] Where to follow Gillian online.

Know Someone Inspirational, Whose Life Has Been Forever Changed Because of Horses? Because of Horses would love to get to share their story!

To recommend someone please send an email to elise@becauseofhorses.com.

Mentioned in this Episode:

Pacific Crest Trail

Arizona Trail

Colorado Trail

Continental Divide Trail Gillian’s Blog: Pacific Crest Quest

Tucker Saddlery

Gillian’s Instagram: @thru_rider

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, by Cheryl Strayed

Wild (Film, 2014)

A Parent’s Guide to Riding Lessons: Everything You Need to Know to Survive and Thrive with a Horse-Loving Kid, by Elise Chand

United States Pony Club

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail, by Bill Bryson Glacier National Park

Unbranded (Film, 2015)

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Dec 21 2018 · 1hr 38mins
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MICHELLE COSTA HOSTS MANIC MONDAY w/Guests: GILLIAN LARSON / LAWON EXUM!!

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MONDAY 02/26/18 LIVE AT 7pm ET/6pm CT/4pm PT MICHELLE COSTA (BIG BROTHER 10) HOSTS THE MANIC MONDAY SHOW with Special Guests: GILLIAN LARSON (SURVIVOR GABON) LAWON EXUM (BB13)!! We're so happy to have GILLIAN LARSON back with us to update everyone on the 2018 Reality Rally Charity Event held in Temecula, CA. with all proceeds going to Michelle's Place, a Breast Cancer Research Center! She'll share all the info you'll need to attend the event or watch some live streaming. She'll talk about how many #RealityStars will be attending and from how many different #RealityTVShows this year! It's an AMAZING Annual event that's a lot of fun and supports a great cause! Then, in our 2nd segment, we'll have LAWON EXUM (BB13) join MICHELLE to chat about the #CelebrityBigBrother #DoubleEviction and #Finale that will happen this week! Who do you want to win the final #HOH? Who do you want to win the 1st #CBBUSA? #LetsTalkCelebrityBigBrother And, we'll give a big shout out of Congratulations for #Winning #TheAmazingRace to Jessica and Cody from #BB19 too! At showtime, if you have a question or a comment you'd like to share with MICHELLE, GILLIAN, and LAWON call us at 1-347-237-5506 and/or click our link, then scroll down till you see our Live Chat Room where you can post questions and chat with us during the show! Cherry Garcia will be there as Co-Host. 

WE CONNECT YOU TO THE REALITY STARS YOU LOVE!!!

Feb 27 2018 · 1hr 30mins
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MICHELLE COSTA HOSTS MANIC MONDAY w/Special Guest: **GILLIAN LARSON**

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MONDAY 01/16/17 LIVE AT 7pm ET/6pm CT/4pm PT MICHELLE COSTA (BIG BROTHER 10) HOSTS THE MANIC MONDAY SHOW with Special Guest: ***GILLIAN LARSON from Survivor Gabon AND Reality Rally fame! One of our Favorite Shows of the Entire Year!! GILLIAN LARSON is the beautiful mastermind who created it, and each year around this time she joins MICHELLE COSTA to announce this year's #RealityRally!! Along with announcing the dates, she'll talk about the line-up of events planned for this year and how you can be a part of one of the most incredible, best organized, and most respected Reality Star Events in the nation which takes place in beautiful Temecula, California! MICHELLE COSTA attends this event every year, as do many Reality Stars and fans too! And every year we hear the most beautiful testimonies from those who go! Of course there is a Lot of Fun to be had by all, and everyone remarks about how well organized it is, but it's the heartfelt stories that come from attending #MichellesPlace - The Breast Cancer Resource Center which is the charity that receives all the proceeds from #RealityRally that touch everyone's heart the most! If you've attended, and you plan to go back or if you've never been, but you're considering it this year, you don't want to miss this show! And, if you'd like to call in to share an experience you've had at Reality Rally, we'd love to hear from you too! There are 2 ways to chat with us: Call in to chat with us on air at 1-347-237-5506 and/or click our link, then scroll down till you see our Live Chat Room, where you can also chat with us during the show! Cherry Garcia will be there as Co-Host. 

 ***WE CONNECT YOU TO THE REALITY STARS YOU LOVE!!!***
Jan 17 2017 · 1hr 10mins
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"MIKE ON THE MIC" w/MIKE ALLBRIGHT #Survivor w/CAROLYN RIVERA & GILLIAN LARSON!

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THURSDAY 05/12/16 at 7pm ET/ 6pm CT/ 4pm PT Join us for "MIKE ON THE MIC" w/Host MIKE ALLBRIGHT and Special Guests: CAROLYN "MOMMA C" RIVERA (Worlds Apart) and GILLIAN LARSON (Gabon)!! Host MIKE ALLBRIGHT is Thrilled to Welcome CAROLYN "MOMMA C" RIVERA and GILLIAN LARSON to the #MikeOnTheMic Show to chat and let us know what they've been up to lately! Then they will all #Recap the latest episode of #SurvivorKaohRong and discuss this season's #Cast, #Twists, #HiddenImmunityIdols, and of course....the #Blindsides too! GILLIAN LARSON will also share the final statistics on another very successful #RealityRally, along with the dates for next year's event! We're down to the Final Five in this season of #Survivor! If you have questions or comments and would like to chat with MIKE, CAROLYN and GILLIAN, there are 2 ways to join us: Call in to join us on air at 1-347-237-5506 and/or click our link, then scroll down till you see our Live Chat Room, where you can also chat with us during the show! Cherry Garcia will be there as Co-Host.

WE CONNECT YOU TO THE REALITY STARS YOU LOVE!!!

Since 2002, MICHAEL ALLBRIGHT has become the #1 Survivor fan in the world and has met 431 cast members! He's Outwitted, Outplayed and Outlasted his competition and is now known and beloved by nearly every player in the show's history, and many of the people behind the creation of show including Russ Landau, Monty Brinton, Jesse Jensen, Lynne Spillman, Jeff Probst, and even Mark Burnett himself!

May 12 2016 · 1hr 22mins
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