May 25, 2016
This week we are joined by Awards Committee Chair Peggy Klump to discuss the USDF All-Breeds Award Program, Eliza Romm shares tips on starting and developing serpentine exercises in our Education Segment, and we continue the focus on back pain in dressage horses with part two of a three part series by Dr. Myhre recorded at the Adequan®/USDF Annual Convention education session named "The Science and Treatment of Back Lameness".
Peggy Klump, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, is chair of the USDF Awards Committee, a USEF Senior Dressage Judge, USEF Registered Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Judge, and USDF Certified Instructor/Trainer,through Second Level. Peggy has earned her USDF Bronze, Silver, and Gold Medals, and her Freestyle Silver Bar.
Eliza Sydnor Romm, Chapel Hill, NC, is a USDF Certified Instructor/Trainer, through Fourth Level. Eliza has earned her USDF Bronze, Silver, and Gold Medals and trains out of Braeburn Farm in Snow Camp, NC.
Dr.Grant Myhre, DVM, Rochester, NH, has been performing surgeries for over 30 years and is interested in improving diagnostic imaging modalities. Dr. Myhre was the first in northern New England to pioneer innovations from arthroscopy to digital radiology and serves the New England equestrian community at the Myhre Equine Clinic.
April 6, 2016
This week, Elizabeth Behrenfield talks about her journey to becoming the 2015 USDF/Dover Saddlery National Merit Award Champion, a companion interview to the April USDF Connection article, ‘The Unexpected Partnership’. In our Education Segment, we have part one of a two-part series ‘What Every Dressage Rider Should Know About Footing’ presented by Dr. Hilary Clayton, recorded at an education session during the 2015 Adequan/USDF Annual Convention. Listen in...
Elizabeth Behrenfield, DVM of Alsea, OR received her doctorate from Oregon University and Washington State University. She is an Adult Amateur rider and a USDF Bronze and Silver Medalist.
Dr. Hillary Clayton, BVMS, PHD, DACVSMR, MRCVS of Mason, MI is an equestrian, veterinarian, author, researcher, and clinician. Dr. Clayton is a USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold Medalist and member of the USEF Dressage Committee.
December 2, 2015
This week Volunteer of the Year winner Roz Kinstler and Youth Volunteer of the Year Rebekah Mingari talk about their experience as volunteers and why it is so important to serve; In our Education Segment Jeremy Steinberg joins us to discuss what to look for when buying a horse. Listen in...
Jeremy Steinberg,Solana Beach, CA is a trainer, coach and clinician. He has competed horses through Grand Prix and served as USEF Dressage Youth Coach from 2010 to 2014.
November 24, 2015
This week we talk to Gwen Poulin of Deleon Springs, FL; Rebecca Knollman of Maineville OH; and Candace Platz of Auburn, ME about their experiences at the U.S. Dressage Finals presented by Adequan. Listen in...
September 24, 2015
This week, we hear about deadlines for rider awards and an overview of the schedule for the 2015 Adequan/USDF Annual Convention. In the education segment Dr. Kent Allen, completes the four-part series on USEF/FEI Medication Rules. This series is an excerpt from the Riding with the Vet DVDs available through the USDF online store. 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...
April 1, 2015
This week we remember2000 Hall of Fame inductee Captain John Fritz. Staff member Victoria Trout talks about the Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Award nomination process(Nomination forms found here). Then we hear part 1 of an excerpt from an educational session presented at the 2014Adequan/USDF Annual Convention where Kathy Connelly and Betsy Steiner talk about their vision for the new USDF Adult Clinic series.
January 23, 2015
This week a talk with two time Dressage Sport Horse Breeder of the Year Jill Giese of Dream Catcher Meadows Stud and Training Center. But first a conversation with Lifetime Achievement Award winner Maryal Barnett.Listen in...
January 16, 2015
This week Kathy Hickerson of Majestic Gait Farm talks about her breeding operation. But first Sport Horse Committee Chair Kristi Wysocki discusses changes to the new USDF Sport Horse Breeding tests. Listen in...
December 11, 2014
In this week’s episode we have the final part of the of the series on neurological diseases with Dr. Clara Fenger. But first we hear from USDF President George Williams about what happened at the Adequan/USDF Annual Convention! Listen in...