The second of two ICP Symposiums, presented by Chris Bartle, was held at Longwood Farm South, Ocala, FL on January 19-20th. Liz Halliday, Sharon White and Lauren Kieffer share their impressions and experiences.
The USEA Instructors Certification Symposium (ICP) West Coast presented by Chris Bartle took place at Galway Downs, Temecula, CA January 16-17th. Barb Crabo from Area X and Lauren Billys from Area VI share their impressions of the dressage and jumping sessions during the two days and how they benefitted.
John Marshall the organizer of Fresno Horse Trials in Area VI tells us what their program looks like in 2015, and Katie Coleman offers a natural skin remedy.
Rob Burk, COO, tells us what we can look forward to in 2015 from events to awards and everything in-between. Caitlin Silliman shares her plans for her new partnership with the 2014 East Coast Young Event Horse Champion and offers us this week's Training Tip on transitions.
Athens Olympic Eventing Individual Gold Medalist Leslie Law, who has been named the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Eventing Developing Rider Coach, believes there is plenty of knowledge and talent in the US and explains why he is looking forward to his new role. Leslie also offers our Training Tip of the Week.
Lauren Kieffer and Buck Davidson, winners of the Devoucoux Lady Rider of the Year and World Equestrian Brands Rider of the Year respectively, share their reaction to winning the titles this year and offer a preview of their plans for 2014. Lauren also presents this week's Training Tip. You can find the full list of rankings on the website here.
Jo Whitehouse, CEO, reviews this year's Annual Meeting & Convention, which was held in Area V at Dallas Fort Worth from December 3-7th, and Doug Payne has our Training Tip of the Week.
As Jonathan Holling ends his tenure on the USEA Board this week, he reflects on his experiences as a Board member and Chair of the Professional Horseman's Council. Bea di Grazia offers this week's training tip on lunging.
Chris Bartle, a former British eventing and dressage team member and now the German Three Day Event Team National Coach, shares his philosophy for coaching the modern sport and what we can expect from him at the ICP Symposiums this winter. Tammy Smith from Area VI offers this week's training tip. This podcast is available for download from the iTunes store to your Smartphone Podcast App.
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.