Jennifer & Earl McFall from Area VI have had a memorable year with Jennifer completing the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event and Earl producing the West Coast Future Event Horse Champion. Their 11 year old daughter Taylor has also made the news after raising money in different ways to buy her own pony. This podcast is also available for download as a free subscription from the iTunes store to your Smartphone Podcast App.
Jo Whitehouse tells us what to expect at the 2014 Annual Meeting & Convention, which takes place at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel, Fort Worth, TX, December 3-7th, and Doug Payne offers a jumping exercise as part of our series onTraining Tips.
Galway Downs CCI3* Champion Barbara Crabo and Everready II from Area X, the West Coast Young Event Horse 4 and 5 Year Old Champions from Area VI; Amber Levine's Otter Pop and Tamra Smith with Judith McSwain's Fleeceworks Royal tell their stories and what their wins mean to them. Visit the website for the report of the YEH Championships, photos and full results here.
Doug Payne from Area II, who has recently moved to a new training barn in North Carolina, offers some helpful advice on starting your own business.
Melissa Hunsberger from Lovettsville, VA rode Dawn Erdman's Warmblood/TB gelding Rule of Thumb to win the USEA Young Event Horse East Coast 4-year-old Championship and William Coleman from Gordonsville, VA won the 5-year-old Championship riding the former French racehorse Vagabon de Champdoux. For a full report and photos plus complete results please visit the website here.
William Micklem, who is one of the judges at the Young Event Horse Championships taking place this week at the Fair Hill International Horse Trials, explains what he looks for in young horses. Click here for the list of entries and ride times.
Jo Whitehouse, CEO, reviews the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships, presented by VTO Saddlery and explains why she believes this year's event at the Texas Rose Horse Park was the best so far.
ICP Level 3 Trainer Rebecca Brown, Area VI, who took 11 students, Sr. Preliminary Amateur Winner Darlene McInnes (Warlord), Area IX, and Sr. Training Amateur Winner Brittany Vinson (Falcon Dusky Tiger), Area VI, share their stories from the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships, presented by VTO Saddlery, which took place at the Texas Rose Horse Park, September 25-28, 2014.
Vicki Howard-Fine explains the USEA Young Rider Mentorship Program, which began in 2008, and Emily Beshear offers a training tip for jumping. The September issue of Eventing USA magazine features an article Inside The NAJYRC Mentorship Program by Emily Macauley and Jessi Hart, who were two participants this year.
As the Texas Rose Horse Park prepares to welcome members to the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships next week Kim Brunson tells us what to expect at the park by way of services and amenities. She also offers recommendations for local restaurants and attractions as well as the musical entertainment and parties that will ensure there is something for everyone. The championships run from September 25-28th.