USEA Podcast Channel

Future Event Horse Free Jumping Clinic at Dragonfire Farm

This week on the Podcast, we discuss the Future Event Horse (FEH) west coast free jumping clinic which took place last weekend at Dragonfire Farm. Clinician and young horse expert Robin Walker joins us along with Dragonfire Farm owner Jen McFall to give us a glimpse into the mechanics of free jumping young horses. 

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Remembering Philippa Humphreys

United States Eventing Association (USEA) CEO Rob Burk and United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Managing Director of Eventing Joanie Morris speak on the tragic death of British rider Philippa Humphreys. Philippa, 33, of Rockford, Mich. and her own 13-year-old KWPN/Thoroughbred gelding, Rich N Famous, had a fall while competing in the CCI*** cross-country at the Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event on Saturday, May 14, 2016.

Philippa’s long-time student Liz Lund also joins us on the show and shares many special memories of Philippa, an amazing horsewoman, trainer, mother and friend.

The USEA will continue to push forward with our Collapsible Fence Study in efforts to continue to make eventing safer. You can find more information here, and you can donate here.

A fundraising page has been set up by Joanie Morris in honor of Philippa Humphreys to benefit the future college education of her daughter Millie.

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USEA Intercollegiate Championship Preview

Andy Bowles joins us today on the podcast along with USEA CEO Rob Burk to preview the upcoming Inaugural USEA Intercollegiate Championship, which will take place at the Virginia Horse Trials May 26-29, 2016. The Virginia Horse Center boasts hundreds of stalls, both indoor and outdoor arenas and two cross-country courses. Intercollegiate teams can look forward to exciting prizes, a first-class venue and much more! Listen to hear more. 
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Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Recap

This week on the Podcast we recap the biggest event in the United States, which took place last week, the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. USEA CEO Rob Burk reflects on the event as well as Second place finisher and USEF CCI4* Champion Lauren Kieffer and third place finisher Maya Black. And finally, Chairman of Selectors for the USEF, Bobby Costello, who will play a major role in determining who will represent the U.S. this summer at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, joins us with his thoughts on this very important selection trial. 

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Volunteer Philanthropy with Donald Trotter

This week on the podcast, we discuss the backbone of our sport: Volunteers. Donald Trotter, a dedicated volunteer for many years, joins us to share his many experiences. 

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How Not to Get Eliminated with Andrew Temkin & 2016 Leaderboard Profile: Benita Strini

On this show this week, Andrew Temkin continues our series with Technical Delegates on the best practices for avoiding elimination at an event, and we learn more about Benita Strini in our Leaderboard Profile series. 

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Chattahoochee Hills Preview & 2016 Leaderboard Profile: Leah Elgart

Today on the podcast, Chattahoochee Hills Event Director Hugh Lochore previews the upcoming Chattahoochee Hills International, which will have CIC3* and Advanced divisions next weekend in Area III. We also speak to Area III rider Leah Elgart, who kicked off the year with wins in the JYOP divisions at Pine Top Farm and Paradise Farm aboard her own Punch Line, a 6-year-old Thoroughbred gelding. 

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Tribute to Roger Haller

In this special episode of the USEA Official Podcast, Mike Tucker pays tribute to Roger Haller March 13, 1946 - March 30, 2016. 

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The Fork Preview: Bernadette Cogdell / Leaderboards: Kelsey Holmes

Bernadette Cogdell previews The Fork CIC & Horse Trials April 6-10th in Area II, and Kelsey Holmes from Area VI talks about her season so far with The Chosen One & Heart of Gold for which she is competing for top stop on the Junior Rider Preliminary Leaderboard. 

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Galway Downs Preview: R. Kellerhouse / Technical Delegates: G. Butts

Robert Kellerhouse previews the Galway Downs CIC3* March 30 - April 3, and Gretchen Butts continues our series on Technical Delegates sharing her experiences of the rules that are commonly broken and ways riders can avoid elimination.

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