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USDF Official Podcast

The official podcast channel of the United States Dressage Federation

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The official podcast channel of the United States Dressage Federation

608: Scnobia Stewart from Black Reins Magazine, Tracey Mitchell on Life Coaching, World Cup Finals, and a Trainer Tip

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Today, we have Scnobia Stewart introducing us to Black Reins Magazine. Tracey Mitchell then educates us on life coaching. Then, we are pleased to bring our listeners Olivia LaGoy-Weltz talking about going to the World Cup finals. And, we'll finish off with a trainer tip from Angela Jackson. ​Listen in...

GUESTS AND LINKS DRESSAGE EPISODE 608:

Mar 17 2021

55mins

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607: USDF Episode with Senior Competitions Coordinator Cristen Brown, Riding Young Horses with Angela Jackson, JJ Tate Talks Team Tate Academy and a Tip from Natasha Altoff

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On tonight's USDF show we have senior competitions coordinator Cristen Brown talking about awards programs, we've also got Angela Jackson with tips about riding young horses, after that we learn about team Tate academy  from creator JJ Tate, we will finish up with a tip from Natasha Altoff. ​Listen in...

GUESTS AND LINKS DRESSAGE EPISODE 607:

Mar 17 2021

59mins

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Western Dressage 606: Western Dressage: A conversation with Lynn Palm

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Western Dressage with Stacy Westfall: Stacy speaks with Lynn Palm about western dressage. Lynn literally wrote the book on the subject of western dressage. She competes, judges, and teaches people about the sport. In this conversation, we discuss the step by step nature of the dressage tests, how the tests lead to balance in horse and rider…and more!  Listen in...

Guests and Links Dressage Episode 606:

Mar 02 2021

53mins

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605: FEI Veterinarian Dr. Richard Mitchell, Wendy Murdoch, Amateur Spotlight with Liz Messaglia and Tips on being Resilient, by ProStride

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We are joined by FEI veterinarian, Dr. Richard Mitchell, as well as Wendy Murdoch. After that, we have Liz Messaglia for our amateur spotlight. And then, Reese and I have tips for being resilient. ​Listen in...

GUESTS AND LINKS DRESSAGE EPISODE 605:

Feb 20 2021

1hr 37mins

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604: Author Beth Baumert on Her New Book, Cassandra Hummert Talks Yoga, and Our Hosts with a Trainer Tip Presented by ProStride

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We will be joined by author Beth Baumert to talk about her brand new book How Two Minds Meet. After that, trainer Cassandra Hummert talks about her journey with yoga. And, then, Reese and Phil will answer a listener question. ​Listen in…

GUESTS AND LINKS DRESSAGE EPISODE 604:

Feb 20 2021

51mins

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Dressage 603: USDF Episode with Rules Expert Janine Malone, Para Riders Charlotte Merle-Smith and Andie Sue Roth by ProStride

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On tonight's USDF episode, we will have a discussion with the rules expert Janine Malone. After that, we have interviews with para riders Charlotte Merle-Smith and Andie Sue Roth. And, to finish, we answer a listener question. ​Listen in...

GUESTS AND LINKS DRESSAGE EPISODE 603:

Feb 07 2021

1hr 5mins

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Western Dressage 602: Correct Salute and Improved Centerlines by ProStride

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Western Dressage with Stacy Westfall: Ida Norris joins Stacy to discuss how to improve scores and avoid errors in the dressage salute and centerline. Plus, Dini Swanson announces the timeline for the new online show in June.  Listen in...

Guests and Links Dressage Episode 602:

Feb 02 2021

54mins

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601: Junior Riding Teacher Brook Irving-Martz, Online Educator Natasha Altoff, a Book Review, Plus a Trainer Tip from Kristi Wysocki by Pro-Stride

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Brook Irving-Martz, a Junior rider teaching specialist from Washington state and we are excited to interview Natasha Altoff all the way from Australia about her online education program, followed by a book review with Horse Radio Network Auditor, Katja Korsh. Then, we wrap it up with a Trainer Tip by Kristi Wysocki. Listen in...

GUESTS AND LINKS DRESSAGE EPISODE 601:

Jan 31 2021

1hr 6mins

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600: Our Chosen Nominators for the Virtual Lesson Give Away Mandy Collier and Joanne Irish, Wendy Murdoch and a Great Tip from Our Hosts

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We are joined by our chosen nominators for the virtual lesson give away, Mandy Collier and Joanne Irish. After that, one of our favorite regular guests, Wendy Murdoch, is with us for a great chat. Then, Reese and Phil answer a quick listener question. Listen in...

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Jan 22 2021

1hr 4mins

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599: Mary Phelps on Jane Savoie, The Dressage Riders Journal Author, Ruth Hogan-Poulsen, Kristi Wysocki on Horse Conformation and a Trainer Tip from Cassandra Hummert-Johnson

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On tonight's USDF episode we are joined by Ruth Hogan-Poulsen author of The Dressage Riders Journal, after that Kristi Wysocki talks about the importance of horse conformation, and then friend of the show Cassandra Hummert-Johnson has a great trainer tip. plus, Mary Phelps speaks about Jane Savoie and her contributions to the horse world.  Listen in...

GUESTS AND LINKS DRESSAGE EPISODE 599:

Jan 11 2021

1hr 18mins

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Western Dressage 598: Voices from the WDAA World Show by ProStride

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Western Dressage with Stacy Westfall:  The online Western Dressage Association of America was a huge hit this year.  Hear the voices of some of the amazing competitors and how the WDAA impacted them this year.  Listen in...

Guests and Links Dressage Episode 598:

Dec 23 2020

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597: Prostride Success Stories with Dr. Steve Latimer, Amateur Spotlight Segment with Dr. Catherine Donworth, Grand Prix with Patty Mayer and a Trainer Tip from our Hosts

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We will be joined by Dr. Steve Latimer who shares more success stories of Prostride, then we are going to resurrect our amateur spotlight segment with Dr. Catherine Donworth, after that, Patty Mayer finishes our through the levels series with the Grand Prix and then Reese and I have a trainer tip. Listen in...

GUESTS AND LINKS DRESSAGE EPISODE 597:

Dec 23 2020

1hr 38mins

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596: USDF Convention Wrap with President Lisa Gorretta, New Innovations at USDF with Ross Creech, Wendy Murdoch and a Trainer Tip from our Hosts

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We're doing a wrap up of the USDF virtual convention with president Lisa Gorretta, and then Ross Creech is back on the show to discuss new innovations at the USDF.org website, we will then be joined one of favourite guests Wendy Murdoch, after all that Reese and I have a great trainer tip. Listen in...

GUESTS AND LINKS DRESSAGE EPISODE 596:

Dec 16 2020

1hr 5mins

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595: Lauren Sprieser Talks Horse Purchasing, Pre-Purchase with Dr. Laura Stokes Greene, The Holiday Gift Guide and a Trainer Tip from Dominique Lein

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Before we do anything we have to clear up a little snafu from last weeks show, I introduced Dr. Laura Stokes Greene's topic as being about pre-purchases but the topic was back pain sorry, we have the pre-purchase topic for you today, as well as on tonight's show we will talk about the current challenges of horse purchasing with friend Lauren Sprieser, we've also got a holiday gift guide and a great trainer tip. Listen in...

GUESTS AND LINKS DRESSAGE EPISODE 595:

Dec 16 2020

1hr 7mins

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593: DRESSAGE ENTHUSIAST CAROL COHEN, PRE-PURCHASE EXAMS WITH DR. LAURA STOKES-GREENE AND TRAINER TIPS FROM OUR HOSTS AND PATRICK TIGCHELAAR

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On tonight’s show we interview dressage enthusiast Carol Cohen, after that we have a great chat about pre-purchase exams with dr. Laura Stokes-Greene and as a special treat we’re going to cover 2 trainer tips. Listen in…

GUESTS AND LINKS DRESSAGE EPISODE 593:

Nov 27 2020

1hr 7mins

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592: ELYSE HART ON RECOVERY FROM ADDICTION, MUSIC AND DRESSAGE WITH JULIA MAGSAM, WENDY MURDOCH WITH PATRICK TIGCHELAAR AND A TRAINER TIP FROM NICOLE HARRINGTON

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On tonight’s show we have a couple of guests that wrote articles for your dressage.org, Elyse Hart talks about how horses helped with recovery from addiction, and then Julia Magsam describes a connection between music and dressage, Wendy Murdoch joins us with special guest Patrick Tigchelaar and Nicole Harrington gives us a great trainer tip. Listen in…

GUESTS AND LINKS DRESSAGE EPISODE 592:

Nov 27 2020

59mins

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591: USDF MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR MELISSA SCHOEDLBAUER, NICOLE HARRINGTON ON REMOTE LESSONS AND A TRAINER TIP FROM OUR HOSTS

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On tonight’s show we will be joined by Melissa Schoedlbauer, USDF membership director who will give us all the information that you’ll need to attend the online convention this year, then Nicole Harrington dressage trainer from Ohio who has some advice about remote lessons and for the trainer tip Reese and I answer a listener question. Listen in…

GUESTS AND LINKS DRESSAGE EPISODE 591:

Nov 10 2020

48mins

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WESTERN DRESSAGE 590: WDAA BY THE THOUSANDS AND WHAT LEVEL SHOULD YOU BE SHOWING BY PROSTRIDE

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Western Dressage with Stacy Westfall:   Ida Norris discusses how riders can determine which level to show in and when they might consider moving down a level.  Dini Swanson and Stacy discuss the over 2,300 class entries that were submitted for the Western Dressage World Show Online. The rides have all been submitted and the judging is currently underway.  Listen in…

GUESTS AND LINKS DRESSAGE EPISODE 590:

Nov 10 2020

1hr 12mins

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589: Dr. Laura Stokes-Green Talks Osteoarthritis in Dressage Horses, Grand Prix Competitor Sarah Lockman on Riding Corners, and a Trainer Tip from Bridgid Browne by Pro-Stride

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We will be joined by Dr. Laura Stokes-Green a practicing veterinarian who is coming on the show to discuss Osteoarthritis in dressage horses,  then we have Grand Prix competitor Sarah Lockman on to chat all about riding corners, our total saddle fit trainer tip of the week will be with Bridgid Browne. Listen in...

GUESTS AND LINKS DRESSAGE EPISODE 589:

Oct 26 2020

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588: Meghan McIsaac and Karen Rohlf Talk Education, Wendy Murdoch, and a Trainer Tip from our Hosts by Pro-Stride

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Tonight we will have our friend Meghan McIsaac talk about some online education she's been involved with, and in keeping with online educational theme we have Karen Rohlf to tell us about her program, then we'll be joined by our friend Wendy Murdoch, after that Reese and I will answer a listener question for the total saddle fit tip. Listen in...

GUESTS AND LINKS DRESSAGE EPISODE 588:

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Oct 26 2020

1hr 3mins

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USDF Podcasts are Great

By celtichorsewoman - Jul 02 2014
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These podcasts are 30 minutes of informative jewels about dressage and horses.