USDF Episode 28: Evolution of Sport Horse Feeding,/Preparing for a Show

May 29, 2014

This week we hear part 2 of Evolution of Sport of Feeding with Dr. Pagan. But first our trainers tip of the week comes for Charlotte Bredahl who offers advice on preparing for a show. Listen in …

Charlotte Bredahl, Solvang, CA, was a member of the 1992 Olympic Team winning a team bronze medal,  is a FEI 4* and USEF"S’"judge, and a USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold Medalist, and was recently named as a USDF Honorary Instructor. 


USDF Episode 27: Evolution of Sport Horse Feeding/Riding Corners

May 21, 2014

In this week’s episode Dr. Joe Pagan begins a three-part series on the Evolution of Sport Horse Feeding, but first our trainers tip with Sarah Geikie on riding corners.  Listen in….

Dr. Pagan is President and Founder of Kentucky Equine Research. KER served as equine nutrition consultants for the last four Olympic Games and is the official equine nutritionist of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF).


USDF Episode 26: Gastrointestinal Health in the Equine Athlete/ Pas de Deux

May 14, 2014

This week we hear part two of  the 2013 Adequan/USDF Annual Convention education session Gastrointestinal Health in the Equine Athlete with Dr. Frank Pellegrini and Dr. Nikki Carbeson  on the risks of colic.  Our freestyle tip this week is from Ann Guptill on Pas de Deux and we learn about 2003 Roemer Foundation/USDF Hall of Fame Inductee Karl Mikolka.

Ann Guptill, East Haddem, CT is a USDF Certified Instructor through Fourth Level,  an Instructor Certification Program Examiner and a L Education Program Graduate. She is a current member of the USDF Instructor/Trainer and Freestyle Committees and is a USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold Medalist. Ann was a member of the 1987 Pan American Games Silver Medal team.


USDF Episode 25: Getting More Swing in the Horse Back/ Musical Freestyle Continuing Education/Chuck Grant

May 8, 2014

This week we have a trainers tip from Annie Morris giving exercises to get more swing in the horses back, we have an excerpt a 2013 Adequan/USDF Annual Convention session with Terri Ciotti-Gallo as she introduces the new Musical Freestyle Continuing Education Program  and we remember USDF1997 Hall of Fame inductee Chuck Grant.

Annie  Morris, Columbia, CT, is a USDF Certified Instructor through Fourth Level,  a member of the Instructor/Trainer program’s Training – First Level Faculty and a USDF Bronze and Silver Medalist.