USDF Episode 155: Sport Horse Special/ Biomechanics of the Gaits

April 26, 2017

This week we have a special episode, which will focus on the USDF Sport Horse programs. 2017 USDF Sport Horse Prospect Development Forum co-presenter Michael Bragdell joins us to speak about the upcoming 2017 forum.  Kristi Wysocki discusses the different sport horse education events taking place in 2017, and in the education segment, we have Coralie Hughes explaining the biomechanics of the gaits.

Michael Bragdell, Colora, MD, is the Head Trainer at Hilltop Farm, where he trains and presents young horses in-hand and under saddle at breed inspections and competitions. Michael is also a USDF Certified Instructor through Fourth Level and has earned his USDF Bronze, Silver, and Gold Medals.

Kristi Wysocki, Elbert, CO, is a USEF licensed ‘S’ Dressage and ‘R’ Sport Horse Judge with USEF and a FEI 3* Dressage  and Young horse Judge, and 4* Para Equestrian Judge.  Kristi is also Chair of the USDF Sport Horse Committee, a USDF Certified Instructor through Second Level, and has earned her USDF Bronze, Silver, and Gold Medals.

Coralie Hughes,Coatesville, IN, is a Certified Practitioner of the Masterson Method of Performance Equine Bodywork. In addition to earning her USDF Bronze Medal, Coralie, is a German to English translator and co-author of the Dressage Movements Revealed DVD set and The Dressage Horse Optimized.

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USDF Episode 106: 2015 Adequan/USDF Annual Convention/Tips on Freestyle

December 16, 2015

This week USDF President George Williams looks back at the 2015 Adequan/USDF Annual Convention. In our Education Segment Dolly Hannon gives tips for Freestyle riders and judges. Listen in...

George Williams,Wellington, FL has served as the USDF President since 2010. He is also a competitor, trainer, and clinician. George is the US Dressage Youth Coach and also serves on multiple USEF committees.

Janet ‘Dolly’ Hannon of Arvada, CO is a USEF Senior (‘S’) Judge, USDF Certified Instructor through Fourth Level and Chair of the USDF Freestyle Committee. 

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USDF Episode 7; Dr. Jenny Susser, Part 2

December 23, 2013

Sports Psychologist Dr. Jenny Susser addresses thought and feeling in part two of her presentation from the 2011 Adequan USDF Annual Convention. Visit eTrak for the USDF's educational resources and to watch videos from this and other conventions at www.usdf.org.

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USDF Episode 6; Dr. Jenny Susser, Part 1

December 18, 2013

Sports Psychologist Dr. Jenny Susser addresses fear and anxiety in part one of her presentation from the 2011 Adequan USDF Annual Convention. Visit eTrak for the USDF's educational resources and to watch videos from this and other conventions at www.usdf.org.

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