The Western & English Sales Association (WESA) provides the world’s largest trade events for retailers, manufacturers, and sales representatives of the Equestrian Industry. In this podcast, we feature exclusive interviews with noteworthy Western/ English personalities, retailers, and exhibitors who you’ve always wanted to talk to! Don’t miss out on all the news for manufacturers and retailers of the Equine industry!
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|Wisdom by WESA #13 – Annie Oakley and Fragrance?||
What does Annie Oakley, the famous female sharp shooter of the West, and Annie Oakley Perfumery have in common? Tune in to find out!
|Wisdom by WESA #12 – Handmade, Manmade||
We speak with Ryan Vaughan about what makes Rios of Mercedes (as well as its retail-only business model) so unique. Listen in…
|Wisdom by WESA #11 – Mobile Retail Business||
Matching business models to market needs. Listen in…
|Wisdom by WESA #10 - Fun From The Ground Up||
Style and trends aren’t just for the rider, and it’s more than fun tack, too. In this episode, we speak to the owners of Horse Hoofies, who took a horse’s accessories to another level. Tune in now…
|Wisdom by WESA #9 - The Most Comfortable Handcrafted Footwear||
Twisted X builds quality footwear focused on comfort and innovation. Where two paths cross, there lies an X.
|Wisdom by WESA #8 – Professional's Choice||
In this episode, we speak with Sophia about the 2018 September post show report, and we chat with the General Manager of Professional’s Choice, Monty Crist. Listen in…
|Wisdom by WESA #7 – WESA is Moving Forward and Moving to Dallas!||
After extensive research, WESA’s biannual International Western/English Apparel & Equipment Markets find a new home at Dallas Market Center! Listen in…
|Wisdom by WESA #6 – Big Announcement and New WESA Exhibitor Highlight||
A big announcement from the President of the Western & English Sales Association (WESA) and we introduce you to Meegan Robinette of Mackey Equine Accessories, one of the new exhibitors at WESA. Listen in…
|Wisdom by WESA #5 – One of the “Top 100 People to Know” Terri Lynn Calhoun||
How to win fun prizes at the WESA September Market and we speak with Terri Lynn Calhoun from Rafter T Ranch about her start in the fashion tack business and what has contributed to it’s success. Listen in…
|Wisdom by WESA #4 – Even though you’ve been bucked, kicked, bit & stomped… NEVER GIVE UP||
Lisa Bollin, CEO and Director of Design for Cowgirl Tuff, shares her story that began with a line of jeans for cowgirls has now expanded into a full line of clothing for women, men and kids. Plus, some exciting 2018 WESA September giveaways. Listen in…
|Wisdom by WESA #3 – Market Change and LaDane Smith of Miss Macie Boots||
Sophia talks about an important change to WESA’s trade show schedule and we meet LaDane Smith, Brand Manager of Miss Macie Boots, and chat about her goals as a Manufacturer of this popular boot line. Listen in….
|Wisdom by WESA #2 – WESA and the White House||
Sophia Jagella previews details of the September Western and English Sales Association Trade Show and we meet Jack Gully, owner of K Bar Leather Company, and talk to him about his visit to the White House last year and why quality counts. Listen in…
|Wisdom by WESA #1 – From Alaska to Colorado and Across the Globe||
We chat with President of the Western & English Sales Association (WESA), Gerald Adame, about it’s place in the equestrian industry and with Jen Dushane of Arctic Horse Gear about their revolutionary new cold weather Riding Skirt. The Western & English Sales Association (WESA) provides the world’s largest trade events for retailers, manufacturers, and sales representatives of the Equestrian Industry. In this podcast, we feature exclusive interviews and with noteworthy Western/ English personalities, retailers, and exhibitors who you’ve always wanted to talk to!