USDF Official Podcast
#501 - USDF FEI Trainers Conference, Training PRE Horses and the Training Pyramid

#501 - USDF FEI Trainers Conference, Training PRE Horses and the Training Pyramid

February 9, 2019

Patty Mayer recaps the most recent USDF FEI Trainers Conference, Nicole Harrington talks about the challenges of training PRE horses and our Total Saddle Fit Trainer Tip continues the discussion on the training pyramid. Listen in...

2019 USDF Tests and Dressage Foundation Grants  #497

2019 USDF Tests and Dressage Foundation Grants #497

January 6, 2019

For our first USDF episode of 2019 we will talk to Eliza Sydnor Romm about the dressage foundation and all of their wonderful grants, after that we will be joined by Bill Warren and Bill Mcmullin to go over the new USDF tests.  Our training tip focuses on simple exercises to improve canter balance.

#495 – Hilary Moore-Hebert Training Tips and Year End Questions

#495 – Hilary Moore-Hebert Training Tips and Year End Questions

January 6, 2019

Hilary Moore-Hebert stops by with some Total Saddle Fit Training Tips that she is rather passionate about.  Plus, Reese and Philip answer some HRN year end questions.  Listen in…

Dressage #494 – Comedian Pam Stone Returns and Where to Get Good Health Info

Dressage #494 – Comedian Pam Stone Returns and Where to Get Good Health Info

December 15, 2018

We are joined by Comedian Pam Stone, who will recap her World Equestrian Games experience.  Regular guest Karen Isberg from Kentucky Performance Products discusses where to get the best information on supplements and the Total Saddle Fit Trainer Tip is on handling on the ground.  Listen in…

#493 – USDF Convention Review and Chairperson of the USDF Freestyle Committee Dolly Hannon

#493 – USDF Convention Review and Chairperson of the USDF Freestyle Committee Dolly Hannon

December 10, 2018

The final USDF show of 2018 we get a report of USDF Convention from listener and friend of the show Ruth MCormick, Dolly Hannon (chairperson of the USDF Freestyle Committee) joins us and a Total Saddle Fit Trainer Tip.

#491 USDF Finals Wrap with Bridget Hay, Marta Renilla, Anartz Chanca and Cristen Brown

#491 USDF Finals Wrap with Bridget Hay, Marta Renilla, Anartz Chanca and Cristen Brown

November 17, 2018

A wrap of the USDF Dressage Finals with Bridget Hay (Intermediate II Open Champion), Marta Renilla (5th in Intermediate II and 7th in Grand Prix Freestyle), Anartz Chanca (5th at 3rd and 4th level) and Cristen Brown (USDF).  Plus, Bridget Hay does the Total Saddle Fit Tip of the Week on lateral exercises.   Listen in…

#487 Sylvia Loch Rider’s Balance Book, Hess Ride Better Book, Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts

#487 Sylvia Loch Rider’s Balance Book, Hess Ride Better Book, Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts

October 25, 2018

Rider’s Balance author Sylvia Loch is interviewed, Philip and Reese review Christoph Hess’ Ride Better and Jodie Kelly talks about how the equestrian community is working to help animal and human victims in the aftermath hurricane Michael.

#486 USEF Educational Opportunities, Winter Barn Prep, Bragdell Training Tip

#486 USEF Educational Opportunities, Winter Barn Prep, Bragdell Training Tip

October 17, 2018

Tonight we’re talking to Hannah from USEF about all kinds of educational opportunities going on, Karen Isberg from Kentucky Performance Products comes on to discuss some winter prep tips for feed room and how to stay ahead of equine winter weight issues, after that we have a great riding tip from Michael Bragdell. 

Dressage Radio #477 – Youth Gold Medallist Alex Baugh and Reese Goes Arabian by Kentucky Performance Products

Dressage Radio #477 – Youth Gold Medallist Alex Baugh and Reese Goes Arabian by Kentucky Performance Products

August 16, 2018

Tonight, we are going to steal an interview Reese did for Arabian Racing Radio about retraining a very successful race horse for a second career in dressage. We also have this year’s North American Youth Championships eventing gold medallist, Alex Baugh. And, as usual, we bring you a great trainer tip. Listen in…

Dressage Radio #474 – USDF Updates, Author Jec Ballou and Dressage WEG Hopefuls

Dressage Radio #474 – USDF Updates, Author Jec Ballou and Dressage WEG Hopefuls

August 16, 2018

Our 2nd USDF episode brings us updates from Kathy Robertson, the 2nd installment of our book club with Jec Ballou and her book “55 Corrective Exercises for Horses” and our Total Saddle Fit Trainer Tip is about the World Equestrian Games and US Dressage Team selection.  Listen in…