Dec 26, 2021

A Look Back on Eventing 2021: Top 10 Podcasts

By Meagan DeLisle - USEA Staff
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No matter if you are cleaning a stall, making a long haul to an event, or just need something to listen to while you work- the USEA Podcast is your go-to source for entertainment and education! The USEA Podcast gets a lot of love with over 50,000 downloads. Check it out yourself by listening in to one of our top 10 podcasts of 2021 and keep your eyes peeled for a special 300th episode at the start of the new year.

10) USEA Podcast #282: Team Talk- The Kentucky Debrief

It’s a special episode of Team Talk this week as we are bringing you a Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event debrief with USEF Eventing High Performance Director Erik Duvander and USEF Managing Director for Eventing Jenni Autry. The episode was recorded the Tuesday after the event, so all the action of the week was fresh in their minds.

9) USEA Podcast #279: Jumping to Success

On this week’s USEA Official Podcast host Nicole Brown is first joined by show jumping course designer extraordinaire Marc Donovan who shares insights that you don’t want to miss hearing before you ride your next show jumping course! Later in the episode, Brown catches up with USEA CEO Rob Burk to discuss the latest on the Appendix 3 rule change proposal.

8) USEA Podcast #285: Fitness To Fit In

Tony Sandoval, aka Coach Sando, joins Host Nicole Brown to take a look at how you can fit your fitness into busy competition life.

7) USEA Podcast #286: Event Prep With Max

Max Corcoran, President of the USEA and five-star event groom, joins host Nicole Brown. Talking all things from preparations & time management tips to specific top-level grooming insights. Max shares her wealth of experience with us, highlighting that knowing your horse is the most important factor when considering all elements of equine management.

6) USEA Podcast #276: Horse Fitness: Building a Base

With the season getting underway, we've got a special episode of the USEA Podcast all about fitness for you! We have two of the best in the business on the show for you this week - Irish five-star eventer Sam Watson and FEI veterinarian Tim Randle - to talk about how best to build your horse's base of fitness and how to ramp up to hit peak fitness in time for your season's competition goals.

5) Bonus Episode: Ian Stark on the Maryland 5*

Nicole is joined by Maryland 5* Course Designer Ian Stark for an exclusive look at what is in store this weekend.

4) USEA Podcast #293: Top Grooms, Top Tips #3

Emma Ford & Max Corcoran are back and ready to answer your questions. From all things clipping and trimming to products they can't live without, they are on hand to help.

3) USEA Podcast #283: Setting Up for Cross-Country Success

Nicole Brown is joined this week by Irish World Equestrian Games silver medalist Sam Watson as they discuss the road to a successful cross-country round. They cover your basic training at home before your event, what you do when you get to the event and are walking the course, warming-up, visualization, and finally how to tackle the course. This podcast is full of words of wisdom from Sam that will keep you listening to the very end so tune in now!

2) USEA Podcast #288: Team Talk - Tokyo Special

Erik Duvander and Jenni Autry are back on the show to give us an insight into Team USA's final preparations for the Olympic Games in Tokyo. From the prep run at Great Meadow, quarantine in Aachen, and the travel plans for Tokyo this is a great insight as excitement builds.

1) USEA Podcast #290: Schooling for Cross-Country Success

Nicole is joined by Lynn Symansky to look at the best way to get the most of your cross-country schooling sessions. From what to do before you go, to planning your session and making sure you leave full of confidence this show is jam-packed full of top tips.

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Nov 28, 2022 Instructors

The Importance of a Secure and Balanced Position in all Three Eventing Phases

“The highest priority must be given by instructors to developing in their riders a correct, balanced, supple, effective, and independent seat for dressage and for jumping.” - “Teaching Principles” in the new ECP Eventing Handbook by the Levels

Nov 27, 2022 Convention

Exciting Lineup of Speakers Scheduled for 2022 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention in Savannah, GA

If you are on the fence about attending the 2022 USEA Annual Meeting & Convention this December 7-11 in Savannah, GA, the schedule of thought-provoking and insightful educational sessions planned for the event is sure to convince you to register today! To learn more about the various sessions and their hosts, click here.

Nov 26, 2022

The EA21 Recap: West Coast Edition

This summer, five USEA Emerging Athlete 21 (EA21) Clinics took place across the country giving young riders the opportunity to hone in on their horsemanship skills, improve their consistency in the saddle and show ring, and create a pipeline for potential team riders by identifying and developing young talent. We caught up with many of the riders from the two West Coast sessions to hear their takes on the USEA’s newest program.

Nov 25, 2022 Education

Tips for the Long Haul: Advice from Shippers on Traveling for the Winter Season

It’s about that time of year again when eventers across the country are packing their trunks and making arrangements to new locations for the winter months. While some owners might feel more comfortable transporting their own horses, time and resources make it more expedient for others to load their horses onto someone else’s rig for the potentially long journey to their winter quarters. For the safety and peace of mind of everyone involved – especially the equine passengers – two trusted shippers based on the east coast shared their tips for best practices when preparing horses for long trailer rides.

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