USEA Podcast

#254: Sports Psychology Special with Daniel Stewart

In this brand new episode of the USEA Podcast, Nicole and Diarm speak to world-renowned sports psychologist Daniel Stewart. Packed full of top tips to manage nerves in training, competition, and everyday life, as well as tips on how to stay positive and motivated during this challenging time in the world, this is a must-listen show for anyone looking to build a positive mindset.

#253: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and U.S. Eventing

With the recent announcements from the USEA, USEF, and FEI regarding the hosting of events during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Nicole speaks with Rob Burk (USEA CEO) and Jenni Autry (USEF Managing Director of Eventing) to clarify the current position on eventing throughout the U.S.  

Rob Burk Speaks to Nicole Brown

Following on from the weekend's tragic loss, USEA CEO Rob Burk speaks to Nicole Brown.

#252: Marching in on the Season

In the latest episode of the USEA Official Podcast, Nicole catches up with Frankie Thieriot Stutes whose five-star campaigner was back in action at the Fresno County Horse Park Horse Trials. The team talks through the eye-catching performances this spring and look forward to Red Hills International at the weekend.

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#251: Buck, Wellington, and All Things USEA

In episode #251 Nicole catches up with Buck Davidson after his great second-place finish in the $50,000 MARS Eventing Showcase and then brings you all of the latest USEA news with the rest of the team. 

From tornadoes, prize money, and volunteers, it's all covered!

#250: The One Where We All Meet

Welcome to the first episode of the refreshed USEA Official Podcast!

With a new feel to the USEA Official Podcast, episode #250 is hosted by Nicole Brown and Diarm Byrne from EquiRatings who are joined by USEA President Max Corcoran and USEA CEO Rob Burk. Find out what we hope to achieve with the podcast, things to look forward to in 2020, and how you can get involved. Plus we have an exclusive interview with the 2019 USEA Rider of the Year Boyd Martin.

Listening to the USEA Official Podcast will give you unparalleled access behind the curtain of the USEA, into the minds of eventers just like you, and is chockful of educational opportunities. The USEA Official Podcast will feature everything from training tips with top professionals to previews of major events to interviews with adult amateurs and young riders.

We would love to hear from you about what you would like to see on the podcast - get in touch @USeventing & let us know what you think.

Thanks for listening!

New Initiatives from the USEA Foundation

In this first episode of the USEA Podcast in 2020, Jo Whitehouse joins us first to discuss some new and existing initiatives of the USEA Foundation, including the Poggio Horsemanship Study, and shares news of the silent auction that was held at the 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention.

Then, Worth the Trust Adult Amateur Scholarship winner Brandy Savarese comes on the program, introducing herself to our listeners and talking about her plans for the coming year.

The History of Eventing with Jim Wofford

Take a walk down memory lane on this final edition of the USEA Podcast for 2019 with eventing legend Jim Wofford. Wofford discusses the history of eventing and how it has evolved into the sport we know today, all the way from its first appearance at the Olympic Games in 1912 to the present.

Year End Review with EquiRatings

We are joined on the USEA Podcast this week by Diarm Byrne and Sam Watson of EquiRatings to discuss some year-end statistics for U.S. eventing. Byrne provides a background on how the company got started for those who may not be familiar with EquiRatings before diving into facts and figures about the 2019 U.S. eventing competition season. 

To complete our series of past USEA presidents, outgoing USEA president Carol Kozlowski comes on the show to reflect on the last three years she has spent at the helm.

All Aboard for the 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention

USEA CEO Rob Burk joins us on the USEA Podcast this week to preview what’s in store for attendees at the 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention. Burk works his way through the Convention schedule, talking about the different sessions that convention-goers can attend. You can check out the full schedule including sessions for all tracks on the USEA Convention website.

Then, continuing our series of past USEA Presidents in honor of the USEA’s 60th anniversary this year, Diane Pitts comes on the show to discuss her presidency which took place from 2014 to 2016.