Nicole Brown

Jul 04, 2022

USEA Podcast #313: Selecting the Best Bit for Your Horse

USEA Podcast Host Nicole Brown meets with Lisa Waterworth with Expert Bits to chat about the conformation of your horse's mouth and how that impacts their happiness and comfort when selecting the proper bit for your horse. Learn about where to start when evaluating bitting, how to find that 'perfect match,' and so much more in this week's episode of the USEA Podcast.

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Jun 20, 2022 Classic Series

USEA Podcast #312: Preparing for a Long Format Event

Join USEA Podcast Host Nicole Brown as she chats with technical delegate, judge, steward, instructor, USEA committee and task-force member, and all-around eventing extraordinaire Gretchen Butts about the proper preparations to set you up for success when aiming for a USEA Classic Series event.

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Jun 06, 2022 Education

USEA Podcast #311: Training Your Brain with Sport Psychology Tactics

USEA Podcast host Nicole Brown chats with Dr. Paul Haefner, Ph.D., an expert in equine sport psychology, about the impact that sport psychology practices can have both on your confidence and your riding. Listen in to get Dr. Haefner's advice on practices you can implement on your own and how working with a professional like himself can benefit riders of all backgrounds.

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May 23, 2022 News

USEA Podcast #310: The Season So Far

USEA Podcast host Nicole Brown is joined by USEA CEO Rob Burk and USEA President Max Corcoran to look back on the highlights of the season so far. From the big five-stars to the road to Pratoni and what to look forward to this year.

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May 16, 2022 Intercollegiate

USEA Podcast #309: The 2022 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships Preview Show

Get your banners and mascot costumes ready, it is USEA Intercollegiate Championships week! USEA Podcast Host Nicole Brown chats with Leslie Threlkeld, Chair of the USEA Intercollegiate Committee as well as Hugh Lochore, Organizer of the Chattahoochee Hills Horse Trials which is the host of the 2022 USEA Intercollegiate Eventing Championships. Riders of all levels will gather in Georgia this coming weekend donning their collegiate colors to battle it out in hopes of coming home with the coveted title of champion. Hear what all you can expect from this weekend's spectacular lineup of activities on this week's episode of the USEA Official Podcast!

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May 09, 2022 Profile

Bonus Podcast Episode: When Nicole Met Tamie

"I thought to myself, I have no option but to succeed." The words of one of the most inspirational and hard-working riders in eventing.

In this bonus podcast episode, USEA Podcast host Nicole Brown caught up with the 2021 Bates USEA Lady Rider of the Year Tamie Smith, to talk through the challenges she has faced at the start of her career, how it has shaped her as a person, and her future eventing plans.

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Apr 25, 2022 Competitions

USEA Podcast #308: All Eyes on Kentucky with Bobby Costello and Emma Ford

USEA Official Podcast Host Nicole Brown is joined by two special guests. First up is the newly named Interim Eventing Chef d’Equipe and Team Manager of the U.S. Eventing Team, Bobby Costello. Bobby shares a bit about his new position which really kicks off at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event this week. Nicole then speaks with the legendary Emma Ford about some of her favorite Kentucky memories over 20 years of grooming at the April event.

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Apr 11, 2022 Education

USEA Podcast #307: How to Get Top Marks in Dressage

USEA Official Podcast Host Nicole Brown is joined by 2022 FEI Eventing World Championships Ground Jury Member Peter Gray to discuss ways to maximize your marks in dressage at all levels of competition. Peter, who has ridden and coached at multiple Olympics, shares the key foundations of what he looks for in every test he judges including the true definition of suppleness, exercises for preparing at home, understanding how the judge is marking every movement, and so much more.

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Mar 14, 2022 Profile

USEA Podcast #305: Be The Person That You Needed

This week's guest Mellisa Warden is used to tackling challenges head-on. The Intermediate level eventer had to make her equestrian dreams a reality through unrelenting determination and perseverance before taking on a new task: becoming a licensed Technical Delegate. Little did Warden know that she would be facing one of her biggest obstacles to date after a freak accident on vacation resulted in the amputation of one of her legs.

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Feb 28, 2022 Profile

USEA Podcast #304: Meet the Ruler of Cross-Country Reliability

USEA Official Podcast Host Nicole Brown catches up with Ryan Wood who has been crowned the king of cross-country consistency. In 2018 Wood had 114 cross-country runs and all 114 were clear. In 2018 he was 123 clears from 126 runs, in 2020 it was 76 from 77, and last year Wood made it a perfect 77/77.

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Jan 31, 2022 Eventing News

USEA Podcast #302: The Gang’s All Here

Nicole Brown catches up with Max Corcoran, Diarm Byrne, and Rob Burk for the first time in 2022 to talk about safety, the upcoming ICP Symposium, the 2022 five-star season, and so much more in this week's episode of the USEA podcast.

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