The 2019 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention has come and gone, but that doesn't mean you have to miss out! We have a number of the weekend's educational sessions and seminars available on demand on U.S. Eventing TV for your enjoyment and learning. Select from the videos listed below, or visit the U.S. Eventing TV section of the USEA website to watch any of the videos on demand.
Five highly respected clinicians from all parts of the world will come together on February 17-20 at Barnstaple South in Ocala, Florida to bring a week of education to the 2020 USEA Educational Symposium. The symposium is only one month away, and it’s time to get to know the five stars who will share valuable information for the upcoming year.
To all of the enthusiastic equestrians out there, five-star eventer Sara Gumbiner says, “dream even bigger.” Aboard her longtime partner Polaris (Brandenburg’s Windstar x North River Lady), Gumbiner has transitioned from daring young rider to bold international competitor. Fueled by hard work, a great support system, and a knack for ending up exactly where she should, Gumbiner went from competing in her first recognized event to her first Kentucky Three-Day Event CCI5* in just eight years.
The Instructors’ Certification Program is vital to preparing riders and their horses for humane, safe, and skilled participation in the sport of eventing. If you would like to be a part of a professional network of like-minded individuals committed to learning and sharing essential time-tested training principles, with ongoing opportunities to learn, grow, and advance as an instructor, then the ICP is for you!
Having spent almost two years in Europe working with some of the best young horse trainers in the world, I learned some great low-impact jumping exercises that I have adapted to utilize not only for my young horses but also for my Advanced partners. This Grid Pro Quo is all about practicing doing less with our hands, and more with our seat and legs!
Ride with one of Germany’s top event riders and sign up as a demo rider or demo horse at the 2020 USEA Educational Symposium on February 17-20 at Barnstaple South in Ocala, Florida. The featured clinician for the ICP and YEH Symposia is Andreas Dibowski. The YEH Symposium will also have Marilyn Payne and Maren Engelhardt as clinicians. FEH Committee Chairs Susan Graham White and Robin Walker will be the featured clinicians for the FEH Symposium.
We are welcoming back Irish Olympian Joseph Murphy for an indoor clinic at Gavilan farm January 9 and 10, 2020. Come get a jump start on your 2020 season or just have a good, positive outing. Gavilan farm has a brand new 250 x 150 indoor arena where jump courses with unique exercise will be changed each day! Weather permitting Friday, January 10 can be outside on cross-country. Do not miss this opportunity to get out of the cold and train with the best!
If you’re like most people there’s a pretty good chance you’re going to make a New Year's resolution this year . . . and if you’re like most people there’s also a pretty good chance you’re going to have a really hard time hanging onto it past the beginning of February!
Morgan Boyer has a knack for picking out off-the-track Thoroughbreds that excel in their new careers. She has another star in her barn in the form of Tate, better known by his Jockey Club name Bestavailable. Tate is a 9-year-old 15.2 hand gelding and also happens to be a graduate of this year’s RRP Thoroughbred Makeover.
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.
When the days get shorter and the temperatures get colder, it can get tougher to get out to the barn to ride your horse, whether it be because the weather is crummy or you're lacking the motivation to leave the warmth of the indoors. Former USEA President and rider and trainer Carol Kozlowski provided her best advice on how to keep your spirits up during the winter months.