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USDF Episode 89: Sport Horse Opportunities/Making the Most of the Short Side

USDF Episode 89: Sport Horse Opportunities/Making the Most of the Short Side

August 19, 2015

This week FEI 3* Dressage Judge, USEF Registered Sport Horse Judge, and USDF Certified Instructor Kristi Wysocki talks about the upcoming Youth Sport Horse Breeders/Handlers Seminar and why it is important to get young adults involved in Sport Horse Breeding. In the Education Segment, USEF Senior ("S") Judge Lisa Hyslop gives tips on how to ride proper corners and short sides. Listen in...

USDF Episode 86: Helen Claire McNulty/Going in Circles

USDF Episode 86: Helen Claire McNulty/Going in Circles

July 30, 2015

In our Education Segment we listen to the final installment on Going in Circles from the 2014 Adequan/USDF Annual Convention, presented by Dr. Hillary Clayton BVMS, PSH,DACVSMR, MRCVS. But first NAJYRC Junior Individual Gold Medal winner Helen Claire McNulty joins us to discuss her journey to the championships. Listen in...

USDF Episode 85: Youth Programs/Going in Circles

USDF Episode 85: Youth Programs/Going in Circles

July 24, 2015

In our Education Segment we continue a three part series from the 2014 Adequan/USDF Annual Convention, Going in Circles, presented by Dr. Hillary Clayton BVMS, PSH,DACVSMR, MRCVS. First we sit down with USDF Youth Programs Committee Chair Rosalind Kinstler to discuss the various programs USDF offers for its young members. Listen in...

USDF Episode 84: USEF Youth Coaches/Going in Circles

USDF Episode 84: USEF Youth Coaches/Going in Circles

July 15, 2015

In our Education Segment we begin a three part series from the 2014 Adequan/USDF Annua lConvention, Going in Circles, presented by Dr. Hillary Clayton BVMS, PSH,DACVSMR, MRCVS. First we speak with USEF Youth Coaches Charlotte Bredahl Baker and George Williams on youth programs, development of youth athletes and the Adequan/FEI North American Junior Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North taking place this week at the Kentucky Horse Park. Listen in...

USDF Episode 82: Remembering Kyra Downton/Preparing for NAJYRC

USDF Episode 82: Remembering Kyra Downton/Preparing for NAJYRC

July 2, 2015

This week Ayden Uhlir and Genay Vaughn join us from Germany to talk about their experience riding at the North American Junior Young Rider Championship. First we continue our series on The Roemer Foundation/USDF Hall of Fame spotlight by looking at the life of 2002 inductee Kyra Downton. Click here for the USDF Connection article for further information on Kyra. Listen in...

USDF Episode 36: Adequan/FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North Wrap-up

USDF Episode 36: Adequan/FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North Wrap-up

July 23, 2014

This week we talk with Catherine Chamberlain, who won the Fiona Baan “Pursuit of Excellence” Memorial Trophy and took home three gold medals in the USDF/Platinum Performance North American Junior and Young Rider Dressage Champions.  But first we hear from David Ziegler who was the first competitor in recent history to compete in both the Dressage (winning the individual Silver Medal) and Eventing (winning the individual Gold Medal) disciplines at this competition.  Listen in...

Catherine Chamberlain, Murrieta, CA is a member of the USDF Youth Programs Advisory Sub-Committee.  She was the winner of the individual and freestyle Gold Medals and was part of the Gold Medal team.

USDF Episode 33: USDF Announces The Next Adult Clinics Instructors/How to Address the Seat of the Rider/ Bengt Ljungquist

USDF Episode 33: USDF Announces The Next Adult Clinics Instructors/How to Address the Seat of the Rider/ Bengt Ljungquist

July 2, 2014

This week USDF announces Kathy Connelly and Betsy Steiner have teamed up as co-clinicians for the Nutrena/USDF Adult Series starting in the spring of 2015. We remember 1998 Roemer Foundation/USDF Hall of Fame Inductee Colonel Bengt Ljungquist. Cindy Sydnor gives instructors tips for addressing the seat of the rider and we hear from Christy Baxter, Director USEF Properties and Event Manager for the Adequan/FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships, presented by Gotham North as this event celebrates its 40th Anniversary.   

Cindy Sydnor, Snow Camp, NC is a member of the USDF Instructor/Trainer Committee, an examiner for the Instructor Certification Program and a USEF "R’"Judge. 

USDF Episode 32: Freestyle Tip / An Evening with the USEF Coaches

USDF Episode 32: Freestyle Tip / An Evening with the USEF Coaches

June 25, 2014

On the show this week, we have an excerpt from the2014 USDF/USEF Young Rider Graduate Program session an ‘Evening with the Coaches’ featuring Robert Dover, Debbie McDonald, and Scott Hassler. But first we have a freestyle tip from Dolly Hannon on how to achieve a good score. Listen in... 

Dolly Hannon, Arvada, CO is the Chair of theUSDF Freestyle Committee, a USDF Certified Instructor through Second Level and a USEF "S’"Judge.

USDF Episode 19: Equine Law/ Young Rider Graduate program

USDF Episode 19: Equine Law/ Young Rider Graduate program

March 26, 2014

This week we hear from equine attorney Yvonne Ocrant on legal issues everyone should be aware of.  We also talk with Roz Kinstler about the USDF/USEF Young Rider Graduate Program.

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