Katherine Cooper, a member of the USEA Board of Governors, and Chair of the USEA Equine Medical Research Committee talks about the USEA grant funding and the projects that were funded through the Morris Animal Foundation. Dr. Carey Williams, Equine Extension Specialist at Rutgers, the State University explains the findings from research on equine nutrition in the event horse that was carried out over two years.
Christine Turner and Tim Holekamp explain the Holekamp/Turner Young Event Horse Lion d'Angers Prize and Grant, Rob Burk talks about the USEA qualifications for the grant, Debbie Adams offers some advice on what to look for in a young event horse prospect, and Cheryl and Tim Holekamp reflect on the career of Athens Olympic Team Bronze Medalist Windfall II who was retired this spring.
- May 13, 2015
Elisa Wallace from Area III made her debut at the 2015 Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event Presented by Landrover April 23-26, riding Jill & David Hopcroft's Simply Priceless finishing 17th. Colleen Rutledge from Area II returned with her long-time partner Shiraz while introducing her home-bred Covert Rights to his first four star where they finished 14th and 11th respectively. For the full results click here.
This week's episode is an update on safety issues with Sarah Broussard, who is co-chair of the USEA Course Design & Fence Construction Safety Task Force and with Carol Kozlowski is also co-chair of the USEA Safety Committee.
Jo Whitehouse, CEO, introduces the 2015 USEA Hall of Fame Inductees, and Jordan Linstedt from Area VII talks about preparations for her second Rolex; this time riding the 12 year old Hanoverian gelding Revitavet Capato that she co-owns with Barbara Linstedt.
Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event Course Designer Derek di Grazia discusses the changes he has made to the course for this year's event, which takes place in the Kentucky Horse Park April 23-26, 2015. And John Michael Durr from Area VI talks about how he is preparing Ruth Bley's Espirit de la Danse for their Rolex debut.
On the show this week Kelly Mahloch from Area IV describes her experience of hosting their first recognized event at Sundance Farm, Plymouth, WI and shares their enthusiasm for this year's event. USEA Chief Operating Officer Rob Burk explains how entry fees are spent with a breakdown of event expenses.
Karen Fulton who with her husband Stephen operates Full Moon Farm in Maryland talks about the various activities they host including the Pony Club and how families become involved. We also hear fromTara Shegogue who wrote an article on farriery in the modern event horses for the current issue of the magazine.