USDF Episode 103: U.S. Dressage Finals

November 24, 2015

This week we talk to Gwen Poulin of Deleon Springs, FL; Rebecca Knollman of Maineville OH; and Candace Platz of Auburn, ME about their experiences at the U.S. Dressage Finals presented by Adequan. Listen in...


USDF Episode 102: Rule Change Proposals/Great Riders; Great Horsemen

November 18, 2015

This week USDF Vice President Lisa Gorretta talks about the USEF Rule Change process and the gives an overview of some of the rule changes which will be discussed at the USEF Rule Change Forum being help at the Adequan®/USDF Annual Convention. A list of the complete rule changes can be found here. In the Education Segment convention presenter Dr. Mike Tomlinson, previews his lecture on becoming a better horse person. Listen in…

Lisa Gorretta serves as the USDF Vice President, USEF ‘R’ Technical Delegate, FEI Level 2 Steward and Co-Chair of the USEF Dressage Committee.

Dr. Mike Tomlinson, DVM, MBA is an FEI Vet for Dressage,Endurance, Eventing, Vaulting and Jumping and an FEI Level 2 Steward and FEI 4*Judge in Endurance. He has worked FEI events as a Chef d’Equip, Team Vet, or FEI official. 


USDF Episode 101: U.S. Dressage Finals/Dressed to Thrill/Poor Performance Mysteries

November 12, 2015

This week USDF President George Williams reflects on the 2015 US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan®; L.A. Pomeroy and Mary-Cameron Rollins join us to discuss shopping for that perfect gift for the horse person in your life; and in the Education Segment, Adequan®/USDF Annual Convention presenter Dr. Duncan Peters, previews his lecture on the mysteries of poor performance. Listen in….

L.A.Pomeroy is a five-time American Horse Publications editorial awards finalist and winner. She is a self-proclaimed equinista whose fashion and lifestyle contributions may be seen in equestrian digital and print publications.Mary-Cameron Rollins is a dressage rider and graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, with a degree in Fashion Merchandising and Management.

Dr.Duncan Peters, DVM, MS, Dipl.ACVSMR has been practicing sport horse medicine and management for 30 years. He is currently an associate professor at Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine focusing on equine lameness, performance and overall management. 


USDF Episode 100: Dr. Max Gahwyler/Chiropractic and Acupuncture for Horses/Impact on Footing

November 4, 2015

The American Legend series looks at the life of 2004 Roemer Foundation/USDF Hall of Fame inductee, Dr. Max Gahwyler featured in USDFConnection. Dr. Heather Farmer, 2015 Adequan/USDF Annual Convention presenter, previews her lecture on the benefit of chiropractic and acupuncture treatments. In the Education Segment, the conclusion of the lecture Impact of Footing, by Dr.Hillary Clayton, an excerpt from the ‘Riding with the Vet’ DVD. Dr. Clayton will be sharing the latest research on this topic during her education session at Convention.Listen in…

Dr.Heather Farm, DVM, of Orlando, FL, graduated from Ross University’s Veterinary Medicine program in 2006, opening Equine Performance Veterinary Practice in2010. E.P.V.P. a full service equine practice focusing on lameness and performance of horses.

Dr. Hillary Clayton BVMS, PHD, DACVSMR, MRCVS, of Mason, MI, is an equestrian, veterinarian, author, researcher, and clinician. Dr. Clayton is a USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold Medalist and member of the USEF Dressage Committee.