USDF Official Podcast
554: The USDF Sport Horse Prospect Development Forum Wrap and Riding in Costa Rica with Wendy Murdoch

554: The USDF Sport Horse Prospect Development Forum Wrap and Riding in Costa Rica with Wendy Murdoch

February 21, 2020

USDF Gold Medalist Alexandra Gainer and Jessica Spracklin Gaston review the takeaways from The USDF Sport Horse Prospect Development Forum.  Plus, Wendy Murdoch shares her riding adventures and clinics in Costa Rica and Africa and the Total Saddle Fit Tip is on keeping discipline working with young horses.  Listen in...

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552: Career Planning and Trainer Tips

552: Career Planning and Trainer Tips

February 8, 2020

On today's show we are going to have a discussion with long time friend of the show Hilary Moore-Hebert about career planning for your horses. After that we are going to bring you a couple of trainer tips that we prerecorded with Emily Donaldson and Meagan Davis. Listen in...

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551 REVISIT: “When Two Spines Align” Book Review and Reese Goes to Germany

551 REVISIT: “When Two Spines Align” Book Review and Reese Goes to Germany

February 1, 2020

REVISIT: Today we review the 1st book of the monthly book club, "When Two Spines Align" by Beth Baumert, with listener Lilla Mason. Plus, Reese talks about her adventures in Germany, and we have Total Saddle Fit Trainer Tip on greasing the joints. Listen in...

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550: Trainers Conference Wrap Up and Training Aids

550: Trainers Conference Wrap Up and Training Aids

January 25, 2020

On today's USDF episode we are going to do a trainers conference wrap up with participants Megan Davis and Emily Donaldson, after that we'll have a discussion with Wendy Murdoch about training aids that she has developed and then we'll bring you a tip that we learned from the conference.  Listen in...

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Steaming vs. Soaking Hay, Mellissa Allen Dressage Training Tips and Praise Promptly by Kentucky Performance Products

Steaming vs. Soaking Hay, Mellissa Allen Dressage Training Tips and Praise Promptly by Kentucky Performance Products

November 23, 2019

Karen from Kentucky Performance Products discusses which is better for your horse soaking or steaming your hay.  Dressage trainer Mellissa Allen is excited about her Facebook Group called Dressage Training Tips and Dressage Champion Alice Tarjan talks about how important it is to praise immediately.  Listen in...

11 Tips for No Stirrup November, Core Conditioning for Horses Book Review, and Preparing for Cold Weather Riding

11 Tips for No Stirrup November, Core Conditioning for Horses Book Review, and Preparing for Cold Weather Riding

November 9, 2019

Today we are bringing you 11 tips for No Stirrup November, after those we are going to have Auditor Courtney give a book review of core conditioning for horses, and then newly certified instructor Meghan McIsaac has great tips to preparing for cold weather riding. Listen in...

Adequan USDF Convention, Bits, and Dressage at Devon

Adequan USDF Convention, Bits, and Dressage at Devon

October 9, 2019

On tonight’s USDF episode we have Melissa Schodelbauer on to talk about the Adequan USDF convention coming up in December, then Vivianne Schmidt has lots of educational tips about bits and finally listener Ruth McCormick talks about Dressage at Devon for our total saddle fit tip of the week. Listen in…

TB Makeover Competitor Dominique Lein, Sure Foot Equine Stability Program and a Jami Kment Tip

TB Makeover Competitor Dominique Lein, Sure Foot Equine Stability Program and a Jami Kment Tip

September 30, 2019

Reese’s assistant Dominique Lein speaks about her retired racehorse that she’s preparing for the Thoroughbred Makeover, Wendy Murdoch tells us some stories about the successes of the Sure Foot Equine Stability Program and after which Jami Kment gives us a great trainer tip.  Listen in…

528: Book Club, Karen Isberg On Hay, and a Common Training Issue

528: Book Club, Karen Isberg On Hay, and a Common Training Issue

August 25, 2019

We bring you the next installment for our book club: “Core Conditioning for Horses.” After that, we will have an interesting discussion with Karen Isberg about hay. And then, Reese and I will talk about a common training issue. Listen in…

527: Bill McMullin and North American Young Rider Champion Callie Jones

527: Bill McMullin and North American Young Rider Champion Callie Jones

August 18, 2019

We are joined by Reese's Aachen co-chaperone Bill McMullin and 2019 North American Young Rider champion Callie Jones.  Plus, we answer a listener question about doing better extensions for the trainer tip.  Listen in....