USDF Episode 41: WEG Preview/US Dressage Finals Update/Tips For The 10 Meter Circle

August 25, 2014

The Alltech/FEI World Equestrian Games get under way this week and we will hear from Jessica Ransehousen as she previews the competition.  Annie Morris will share some tips on the 10 meter circle. But first we will hear from Stephan Hienzsch, USDF Executive Director, as he talks about the upcoming US Dressage Finals, presented by Adequan.

Jessica Ransehousen, Coatesville,PA, was inducted into the Roemer Foundation/USDF Hall of Fame in 2001 and was recently recognized as a USDF Honorary Instructor.  Jessica served as chef d'equipefor the United States  Dressage Team at the 1992, 1996, and 2000 Olympic Games, at the 1990 and 1994 World Equestrian Games, and at the 1991 and 1995Pan American Games.  She represented the U.S. in three Olympic Games (1960,1964, and 1988) as well as in the 1959 Pan American Games and is an FEI 3*judge.


USDF Episode 40: Importance Of Having The Horse In Front Of The Leg/Countdown to WEG Continues

August 20, 2014

With just a few days left until the start of the 2014Alltech/FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, we will hear from Todd Flettrich as he reflects on the 2010 games where he was a member of the team. But first we will hear from Chris Hickey as he shares this week’s trainer tip. Listen in...

Chris Hickey, Chardon, OH, is the Co-Chair of the USDF Instructor/Trainer Committee and a member of the faculty.  He is a USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold Medalist and the Individual and Team Gold Medalist at the 2007 Pan American Games.


USDF Episode 39: How to Maximize Your Lesson/Countdown to WEG Continues

August 13, 2014

This week we hear from Rachel Saavedra on how to be a ‘good student’ and maximize each lesson opportunity.  We continue our count down to the 2014 Alltech/FEI World Equestrian Games as we hear from Leslie Morse who was a member of the Bronze Medal team at the 2006 World Equestrian Games in Aachen.  Listen in…

Rachel Saavedra,San Ramon,CA, is a USDF Certified Instructor through Fourth Level, a member of the programs faculty and a member of the Instructor/Trainer Committee.  Rachel is a USDF Silver and Gold Medalist.  


USDF Episode 38: Judges Tips for Showing/Countdown to WEG Continues

August 6, 2014

This week we continue our countdown to the Alltech/FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy as we talk with Sue Blinks.  Sue was a member of the Silver Medal team in Jerez in 2002.  But first Dolly Hannon has some tips that competitors should keep in mind.  Listen in...