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The Dressage Radio Show

The world's premier and longest running podcast about the elegant world of dressage and the official podcast of the United States Dressage Federation (USDF). Hosted by two Grand Prix riders the Dressage Radio Show is a training-based show laced with exciting interviews, book reviews and news from the world of dressage.

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535: USDF Finals, Fall Nutrition Tips with Karen Isberg, and a Trainer Tip Answering a Listener Question

Today, we are going to give lots of information about USDF finals happening next month with USDF competitions manager Krystina Wright. Then, Karen Isberg joins us with fall nutrition tips. And for the Trainer Tip, we are answering a listener question. Listen in...Support the show


12 Oct 2019

Rank #1

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#514 – Revisit: Flying Changes Training and Judging Perspectives with Lee Tubman

REVISIT:  This week Reese and Philip dedicate the entire show to Flying Changes with guest Canadian High Performance Dressage Coach Lee Tubman.  Listen in...Support the show

1hr 4mins

18 May 2019

Rank #2

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507 Introductory Through First Levels from the Judges Perspective, Classic Revisit

What the judge is looking for in Introductory, Training, and First Level dressage tests with Jennifer R. Roth.  Listen in...Support the show


1 Apr 2019

Rank #3

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534: Adequan USDF Convention, Bits, and Dressage at Devon

On tonight's USDF episode we have Melissa Schodelbauer on to talk about the Adequan USDF convention coming up in December, then Vivianne Schmidt has lots of educational tips about bits and finally listener Ruth McCormick talks about Dressage at Devon for our total saddle fit tip of the week. Listen in...Support the show


5 Oct 2019

Rank #4

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#485 – USDF News, Sport Horse Development Forum and Olivia Lagoy-Weltz

In this USDF episode we start with an update from Kathy Robertson, then Michael Bragdell will talk about the USDF Sport Horse Prospect Development Forum and we are joined by WEG Dressage team alternate Olivia Lagoy-Weltz.  Listen in....Support the show


6 Oct 2018

Rank #5

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#475 – “When Two Spines Align” Book Review and Reese Goes to Germany by Kentucky Performance Products

Today we review the 1st book of the monthly book club, "When Two Spines Align" by Beth Baumert, with listener Lilla Mason. Plus, Reese talks about her adventures in Germany, and we have Total Saddle Fit Trainer Tip on greasing the joints. Listen in...Support the show


14 Jul 2018

Rank #6

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#503 The Winter Intensive Training Program, Lauren Sprieser on Riding with Isabel Werth

Hayley Baker speaks about the Winter Intensive Training Program for Young Professionals, and then we have favorite guest Lauren Sprieser talk to us about her experience riding in the Isabel Werth clinic, following that we have a great trainer tip.  Listen in...Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/user?u=87421)


23 Feb 2019

Rank #7

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520 – REVISIT: Canter Pirouette with Jessica Ransehousen and Trot to Canter

REVISIT: Olympian Jessica Ransehousen discusses the canter pirouette in detail with Reese and Philip. Plus, the Total Saddle Fit Tip of the week is about transitioning from trot to canter. Listen in… Dressage Radio Episode 520– Show Notes and Links: Link for visually impaired – Click Here Hosts:  Reese Koffler-Stanfield & Philip Parkes Photo:  Jessica Ransehousen with Orpheus in […]Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/user?u=87421)


29 Jun 2019

Rank #8

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#487 Sylvia Loch Rider’s Balance Book, Hess Ride Better Book, Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts

Rider's Balance author Sylvia Loch is interviewed, Philip and Reese review Christoph Hess' Ride Better and Jodie Kelly talks about how the equestrian community is working to help animal and human victims in the aftermath hurricane Michael.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/user?u=87421)


20 Oct 2018

Rank #9

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506 Christin Kennedy Scholarship, Dressage School Book Review, Freestyle Choreography Part 2

Emily Gill on the Christin Kennedy scholarship, a review of Dressage School by Britta Schoffmann with listener Elizabeth Bourbon, we complete our mini series on freestyles with choreographer Beth Hall and we answer a listener question with Lauren Chumley for the trainer tip.  Listen in...Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/user?u=87421)


24 Mar 2019

Rank #10

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#494 – Comedian Pam Stone Returns and Where to Get Good Health Info

We are joined by Comedian Pam Stone, who will recap her World Equestrian Games experience.  Regular guest Karen Isberg from Kentucky Performance Products discusses where to get the best information on supplements and the Total Saddle Fit Trainer Tip is on handling on the ground.  Listen in...Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/user?u=87421)


15 Dec 2018

Rank #11

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#495 – Hilary Moore-Hebert Training Tips and Year End Questions

Hilary Moore-Hebert stops by with some Total Saddle Fit Training Tips that she is rather passionate about.  Plus, Reese and Philip answer some HRN year end questions.  Listen in...Support the show


18 Dec 2018

Rank #12

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#501 – USDF FEI Trainers Conference, Training PRE Horses and the Training Pyramid

Patty Mayer recaps the most recent USDF FEI Trainers Conference, Nicole Harrington talks about the challenges of training PRE horses and our Total Saddle Fit Trainer Tip continues the discussion on the training pyramid. Listen in...Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/user?u=87421)


9 Feb 2019

Rank #13

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#497 2019 USDF Tests and Dressage Foundation Grants

For our first USDF episode of 2019 we will talk to Eliza Sydnor Romm about the dressage foundation and all of their wonderful grants, after that we will be joined by Bill Warren and Bill Mcmullin to go over the new USDF tests.  Our training tip focuses on simple exercises to improve canter balance.Support the show


6 Jan 2019

Rank #14

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523: Canadian Pam Am Team Member Tina Irwin, Adult Amateur Karen Isberg and a Tip from Jen Baumert

2019 Pan Am Canadian team member Tina Irwin joins us and Karen Isberg talks about her journey as a adult amateur.  Plus, a trainer tip from Jen Baumert. Listen in...Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/user?u=87421)


17 Jul 2019

Rank #15

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#500 – A Trip Down Memory Lane and the Training Scale

Today for our very special 500th episode, we are going to take a little trip down memory lane as well as getting some great tips from guests Karen Isberg and Hilary Moore Hebert. We are also introducing a new product from Total Saddle Fit before talking about the training scale. Listen in...Support the show


2 Feb 2019

Rank #16

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#488 – Listener Questions Re-visit

Classic Re-visit:  This week we bring listeners on to ask questions.  Averie is having trouble going from the free walk to the collected walk, Sian is confused about trainers vs. books and several other listener questions are answered.  Listen in...Support the show


25 Oct 2018

Rank #17

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#484 – WEG Wrap, Technical Delegates and “Dressage in Harmony” Book Review

We have Auditor Marlene join us for a WEG wrap up, we speak with Jean Kraus about the role of a technical delegate at the dressage shows and we are joined by Auditor Kim to review Walter Zettl's book "Dressage in Harmony".  Listen in....Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/user?u=87421)


29 Sep 2018

Rank #18

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#476 – Revisit: Nutrition, Time Management and Dressage Tests

Revisit:  A great nutrition tip from Kentucky Performance Products, Hilary from Dressage Today talks about time management and we start a new segment focusing on dressage tests from the judge's perspective.  Listen in...Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/user?u=87421)

1hr 18mins

20 Jul 2018

Rank #19

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#496 – REVISIT: Answering Listener Training and Riding Questions

REVISIT: Answering listener dressage questions and a Total Saddle Fit fit tip about finding a dressage instructor. Listen in...Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/user?u=87421)


30 Dec 2018

Rank #20