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.
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…
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.
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
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…
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…
Reese and Philip interview gaited dressage expert Jennie Ball Jackson, we will take you through the details of first level test 3, and we have an interesting trainer tip about the origins of the dressage letters. Listen in…
The new Dressage Radio Show. Reese and Philip have a big announcement on the show today involving the United States Dressage Federation, and we introduce a new segment called the Dressage Book Club. Plus, we answer a listener question in the Total Saddle Fit Trainer Tip about the transition from warm-up to the show ring. Listen in…
USDF Episode 173: 2017 Adequan®/ USDF Grand Prix Horse of the Year/ Training from the Horse’s Point of View
This week Laura Graves joins us to talk about Verdades being named 2017 Adequan®/USDF Grand Prix Horse of the Year and Sandy Venneman talks about training from the horses' point of view.
Laura Graves, Geneva, FL, and Verdades earned an individual silver medal and team gold medal at the Pan American Games. They also were members of the bronze medal-winning U.S. Dressage Team at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Verdades, owned and ridden by Laura Graves was named 2017 Adequan®/USDF Grand Prix Horse of the Year. Verdades' median score of 79.940 percent made him the top horse in the United States competing at this level.
Sandy Venneman, PhD, Sealy, TX, is an experimental psychologist, with a lifetime teaching certificate in secondary education, Sandy combines psychology with 40 years experience riding to help equestrians reach their potential. Coaching riders in the use of psychology to improve their riding, she instructs and gives mounted and un-mounted clinics nationwide.
- 2017 L Education Program Graduates
- FEI Level Trainers Conference
- Adequan® /USDF Grand Prix Horse of the Year