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...
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…
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.
March 7, 2018
This week we learn more about the USDF L Education Program with L Graduate with Distinction Renee Carter and L Program Faculty Member Marilyn Heath, and we start our education series from the 2017 Adequan®/USDF Annual Convention with part 1 of prohibited substances in feeds and supplements.
Marilyn Heath, Venice, FL, is a USEF Senior Dressage Judge, L Education Program Faculty member, USDF L Program and Judges Committee member, and USDF Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient.
Eileen Phethean, is Kentucky Equine Research’s Chief Operating Officer. She received her B.S. in Animal Science and her MBA from the University of Kentucky and has enjoyed a lifelong association with horses.
August 16, 2017
This week we learn more about American Dressage Legend Fiona Baan. We meet Chase Shipka, winner of the Fiona Baan “Pursuit of Excellence” Memorial Trophy, and Sara Geikie educates us on riding and improving the walk.
Sarah Geikie, Lebanon, CT is a FEI 4* Dressage and Young Horse Judge, USEF Senior ('S') Dressage Judge, USDF Certified Instructor through Fourth Level ,and Instructor/Trainer Examiner. Sarah also serves on the USDF Judges and Freestyle Committees.
July 20, 2016
This week the American Dressage Legends series continues with a look at the life of 2006 Roemer Foundation/USDF Hall of Fame inductee Sally Swift. Jayne Ayers joins us to expand on her USDF Connection article "Evaluating the Extravagant Trot" and we hear from US Equestrian Team veterinarian, Dr. Richard Mitchell, about nutrition and preventative vaccinations.
Jayne Ayers, Dousman, Wisconsin is an FEI 4* Dressage and Young Horse Judge, a USEF "S" Dressage Judge, and"R" Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Judge. Jayne is an L Program faculty member and Co-Chair of the USEF Dressage Committee.
Richard Mitchell, DVM, MRCVS, Diplomate, ACVSMR, Newtown, CT, graduated from the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1974. He has been involved in national and international equine competitions as both a rider and veterinarian. As a rider, he has won two national championships and one world championship in various disciplines. His fifth visit to the Olympic Games as an attending veterinarian for the US Equestrian Team was in 2012.
June 11, 2015
This week, the final installment of a four part series on Performance Horse Nutrition, from the education session presented by Donald Kapper at the 2014 Adequan/USDF Annual Convention. First, FEI 4* Judge, Certified Instructor (through 4thLevel) and Instructor Trainer Examiner, Sarah Geikie discusses creating a plan for warming your horse up at a competition. Listen in...
June 3, 2015
This week, part three of a four part series on Performance Horse Nutrition, from the education session presented by Donald Kapper at the 2014 Adequan/USDF Annual Convention. But first we remember Ivan Bezugloff Jr. and his contributions to the American Dressage community. Listen in...
May 28, 2015
This week part two of a four part series on Performance Horse Nutrition, from the seminar presented by Donald Kapper at the 2014 Adequan/USDF Annual Convention. But first an interview with Peggy Klump, Chair of the USDF Awards Committee, discussing the Rider Award Program. Click here further information on the Rider Award Programs and go to the Member’s Guide for the complete list of USDF programs. Listen in...
May 21, 2015
In this episode we start a four part series on Performance Horse Nutrition, from the Education Session presented by Donald Kapper at the 2014 Adequan/USDF Annual Convention. But first an interview with Jennifer Baumert, a graduate of the USDF FEI B Level Instructor Certification Program, on her continuing education as a rider and trainer through the USDF Education Programs. Listen in...